May 3, 2021

Overwatch League May Melee final weekend details

After multiple weeks of qualifier matches and regional knockouts, the Overwatch League (OWL) May Melee Tournament final weekend is right around the corner. The main stage will see four of the best Overwatch esports teams compete for a share of the massive $225 thousand prize pool. Lasting three eventful days, the competition runs from May […]

April 17, 2021

Overwatch League 2021 Day 1 Recap

After many months of waiting in the Overwatch League offseason, esports is back and Day 1 of 2021 OWL saw big winners in today’s teams. OWL Day 1 Today’s games started with a showdown between the two Texas-based teams. Houston Outlaws and Dallas Fuel played each other in a heated five-map series. Houston took the […]

April 14, 2021

Overwatch League to host Live Events in China for 2021

Overwatch League just made public its plan to restore live esports events in China for its 2021 season. OWL has worked with Chinese authorities to make it possible for fans to enjoy live esports again. They are clearly not going to represent the majority of Overwatch League play but it is still a step towards […]

March 18, 2021

LA Valiant reveals Overwatch League 2021 Roster

The Los Angeles Valiant revealed the entirety of its Overwatch League (OWL) esports roster for the 2021 season. Among these players are both experienced veterans and high potential prospects. After the team announced its move to the Asia Pacific region of the Overwatch League, the backlash was hard. Along with it, LA Valiant released its […]

March 17, 2021

Blizzard layoffs signal less live esports events

In sweeping news yesterday, game publisher Activision Blizzard began 2021 layoffs with about 50 of its employees. What’s more, this move comes from plans to decrease the focus on live esports events for its major games. More on today's Activision Blizzard layoffs:– Dozens of people at the whole company were impacted, not just in live […]

March 16, 2021

Overwatch Flash Ops Experimental Card Tournament

Overwatch’s Experimental Card Tournament, a unique esports competition that takes tentative PTR changes into a $40 thousand prize pool Flash Ops event, has finally been decided by a panel of professional players and influencers. The panel is over, let the experimentation begin 🔬 Check here for all of the details around the Experimental Card Tournament […]

March 15, 2021

Kevin Durant invests in Andbox, NYXL and Subliners

NBA Brooklyn Nets basketball player Kevin Durant just invested in Andbox, the ownership group for Overwatch League’s New York Excelsior and Call of Duty League’s New York Subliners, further cementing the link between sports and esports. Proud to announce our newest investment in @andbox_official @subliners to continue the growth of esports in New York and beyond […]

March 10, 2021

Washington Justice reveals new DC facility

Overwatch League (OWL) esports team Washington Justice just revealed their new state-of-the-art team facility in D.C. 𝗪𝗘'𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗢𝗠𝗘 🏠 We're excited to announce that we've moved into our new facility in the heart of downtown DC! Our new HQ will offer our players an unparalleled competitive environment while offering fans more ways to interact!#JusticeIsServed — […]

February 19, 2021

Los Angeles Valiant taken over by LinGan e-Sports

A report revealed that Lingan e-Sports could be in charge of operating one of LA’s esports teams, the Los Angeles Valiant, the new Overwatch League team for the Asia-Pacific division. The pandemic situation is improving in China, so teams like NYXL, the Philadelphia Fusion, and the Los Angeles Valiant took on the opportunity to compete […]

February 13, 2021

Hangzhou Spark change for 2021 OWL

Overwatch League esports team Hangzhou Spark shared that they want to overcome major communication issues holding them back in 2021 on an OWL site blog post. For the @Hangzhou_Spark, communication is 🔑 See how this team is making changes in-game and out for #OWL2021 📚: https://t.co/CqqvPFWNLR pic.twitter.com/3PfIDqoKVZ — Overwatch League (@overwatchleague) February 12, 2021 Hangzhou […]