Barclays Center To Host Overwatch League Grand Finals In July

APEX Finals Red Carpet

Photo Courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment

Announced on the Overwatch League’s Twitter account, the Inaugural Season Grand Finals will be held July 27th & 28th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

The Barclays Center opened in 2012 and is the current home of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and the NHL’s New York Islanders. It is a 19,000 capacity full service facility with four levels of seating including two suite levels. The arena has also hosts various concerts and other activities including the fall ESL ONE New York CSGO tournament.

 

Located in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City, this will be the first time that the Overwatch League plays live games on the east coast. The drive from Philadelphia to the Barclays Center is around 2 and a half hours and the drive from Boston is around 5 hours. Both cities are on the Northeast Amtrak corridor making access for fans of their teams to have the opportunity to attend live matches.

Stay tuned to OverwatchScore as more news about this develops.

Dave Av3 M0rt3m Konig
Dave “Av3 M0rt3m” Konig is a recovering medic who has returned to gaming after a hiatus spent adulting. Huge fan of FPS and RTS, he can often be found romping in MechWarrior Online, eliminating rebel scum in Battlefront II, decrypting engrams from energy drink promotions in Destiny 2, and channels his inner tank to D.va in Overwatch on Twitch. He also occasionally spouts prolific 140-character sage advice on the Twitter, with long form rage and pontification at his gaming blog. When not doing any of that, he’s usually playing Mercy IRL
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