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 […]

January 30, 2021

LA Valiant to drop OWL team and move to China

Overwatch League esports team LA Valiant revealed its official plans today to move to a china-based roster, leaving questions as to what’ll happen with its current players and staff. 2021 Roster Update: pic.twitter.com/wLegf51MAI — Los Angeles Valiant (@LAValiant) January 29, 2021 LA Valiant to China The competitive Overwatch team shared the news in a social […]

January 21, 2021

Guangzhou Charge signs retired Spitfire Tank Jihun

Overwatch League team Guangzhou Charge announced the signing of Kim “Jihun” Ji-hun for its 2021 esports roster, bringing him back from his early retirement. The London Spitfire’s disappointing results forced the release of its complete roster in October 2020, including Jihun. A few months after that, the Guangzhou Charge showed interest in his profile. This […]

December 23, 2020

New York Excelsior signs 4 DPS players for 2021 OWL

Today, Overwatch League team New York Excelsior announced that it signed four players to the 2021 NYXL esports team. The call has been answered. Please welcome our DPS line: @FEATH5R_OW, @owivy2, @FloraOw02, and @Gwangboong_ow, presented by @TMobile. #EverUpward pic.twitter.com/gtODNz2erz — NYXL (@NYXL) December 22, 2020 NYXL Players Usually a dominant team, the 2020 season wasn’t […]

December 12, 2020

Houston Outlaws first to sign collegiate player Joobi to OWL

Overwatch League team Houston Outlaws announced the signing of 17-year-old collegiate player Enrique “Joobi” Triana to the 2021 team, also making it the first OWL team to add someone straight from collegiate esports. Our eyes are on the future and the Outlaws have gone back-to-school for our next recruit. Please give a Texas-sized welcome to […]

December 4, 2020

LA Valiant announces Overwatch esports Winter Ball

As the Overwatch League continues its off-season, fans can look forward to some esports action next weekend. Overwatch League team LA Valiant announced their Valiant Winter Ball today. The event will feature numerous activities, including a competitive showmatch featuring four OWL teams. Not only will this event be entertaining for viewers, but it should give […]

November 12, 2020

Immortal Gaming Club may sell OWL team LA Valiant

A report stated that Immortals Gaming Club is looking to sell its Overwatch League team, the Los Angeles Valiant, after selling Call of Duty League team OpTic Gaming to “H3CZ.” Immortals Gaming Club expressed the wish to rethink its resource allocation, especially in this business environment. The organization wants to shift its focus from expensive […]

October 21, 2020

Boston Uprising extends contracts to 4 players

Overwatch League team Boston Uprising just unveiled the first part of its plan, Building Boston Up. To create a successful team, an Overwatch esports organization needs to have good foundations, so Boston resigned four of its veterans. After a rough couple of years, it would not be that much of a surprise to see players […]

October 15, 2020

Overwatch League Season 4 brings big changes

Overwatch League is reportedly considering making some huge changes for Season 4 next year. Considering what happened this year, Season 4 could be completely different from what fans are used to with Overwatch esports. The pandemic dealt a huge blow to Overwatch League. After all, many teams’ revenue came from live events. Even though OWL […]