The Dallas Fuel charge into the arena struggling to get a good run going and banking on the debut of Min-seok “OGE” Son to do it starting with their historical APEX nemesis. The Seoul Dynasty casually stroll into the arena knowing that history, and Fleta, are both on their side.
The Seoul Dynasty enter the match, after being steamrolled in their Stage 3 opener by the Los Angeles Valiant, looking for not just the victory but for vindication that they are still a force to be reckoned with. The San Francisco Shock come into the arena with all their players of age and into the Stage that on paper should be theirs. They opened with a win over the Los Angeles Gladiators and are looking to extend that and lay claim by declawing the tiger.
The Los Angeles Valiant roll into the arena invigorated off their steamroll win over the Seoul Dynasty looking to continue to dominate in Stage 3. The Shanghai Dragons arrive stage side with their new additions still finding their place, and the anticipation for “THE night” remains strong.
The New York Excelsior enter the arena looking to secure their spot for the Stage 2 playoffs and extend their reign as the undisputed best team in the Overwatch League. The Dallas Fuel enter the match trying to put the outside distractions aside and focus on getting a win to be deserving of being the Twitch Cheer Leader in the Overwatch League.
The Philadelphia Fusion come into the last match of week 4 in the hunt for a Stage 2 playoff spot. The Dallas Fuel are a team in flux that is looking to get some stability and at least a win to add for the season. The Fusion enter as the favorites having dropped three matches in Stage 2 thus far to the stage leaders, while the Fuel continue to struggle getting victories.
The New York Excelsior enter the arena with Saebyeolbe leading them to the deck and looking to once again become the king slayers. The Seoul Dynasty come into week 4 thus far undefeated in Stage 2, an identical position as Stage 1 when they were handed their first defeat by the very team on the other side of the stage. They enter the arena stoic and determined for history not to repeat itself.
The New York Excelsior enter the arena set on cementing themselves as the dominant Overwatch League team for the northeast. The Boston Uprising come into week 2 after a very difficult week 1, where they didn’t even take a map, looking to turn it around with the upset win and ignite the revolution.
The New York Excelsior start Stage 2 in first place despite losing the Stage 1 championship to the London Spitfire and are looking to extend their lead despite Ark sitting out due to a wrist injury. The Florida Mayhem’s usual entertaining entrance was set aside tonight with the team shouldering up center ramp and bowing their heads in a moment of reflection and recognition of the recent tragic events that occurred in their home region. Read more …
With the Dallas Fuel’s underwhelming performance in Stage 1 they entered into the Blizzard Arena looking to begin on the road to redemption for their rabid fan base with one of their new additions, AKM, in the starting lineup. A new stage and a new meta sees the Shanghai Dragons working to potentially start the new year off right with their first win in the Overwatch League.
One of the earliest changes to Overwatch League format made after the season had started was to move the hybrid maps to the first map played from being the last. This was after the first day match between Seoul Dynasty and Dallas Fuel ended in a 2-1 victory for the Dynasty, the last map being a draw and a similar ending the next week to the Philadelphia Fusion vs San Francisco Shock match that saw the Fusion win 2-1 with the last map being a draw. Read more …