Category: Blizzcon

Overwatch World Cup 2018 Blizzcon Bracket Revealed

At the Overwatch World Cup group stage in Paris, France, the bracket for November’s Blizzcon Finals was revealed! We now know which teams will be facing each other in the first round. The teams going to Blizzcon are South Korea, Finland, USA, Canada, Australia, China, UK, and France.

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Liz is an educator and huge nerd from Chicago, IL who specializes in humor writing and personal essays. Her favorite thing is Overwatch esports; her second favorite thing is pretending iced coffee is a meal. She can be commonly found banning people on Twitch, running Discords, and making bad life choices at Target. Follow her on Twitter!
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Overwatch World Cup 2018 LA Qualifiers: Team Overview, Match Outlook, and Predictions

Overwatch returns to Burbank’s Blizzard Arena this weekend, filling a void left by the end of Overwatch League Season 1. From September 7-9, six teams will be competing to take their country to Blizzcon in November. All of them are looking for their ticket to fight for the World Cup trophy, but which ones will make it? Read more …

Liz
Liz is an educator and huge nerd from Chicago, IL who specializes in humor writing and personal essays. Her favorite thing is Overwatch esports; her second favorite thing is pretending iced coffee is a meal. She can be commonly found banning people on Twitch, running Discords, and making bad life choices at Target. Follow her on Twitter!

Overwatch World Cup Will Be At Blizzcon on November 2nd-3rd, 2018

Overwatch World Cup will take place this November at Blizzcon on the 2nd and 3rd of the month. Tickets go on sale on May 9th and May 12th for fans. This will be the first year that Blizzard hosts the World Cup after Season One of the Overwatch League has taken place. There will also be initial Overwatch World Cup matches at the Burbank Arena the week leading up to the event from October 25-29! Here is the information.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!Follow Mash on Twitter!

Overwatch World Cup 2018

Blizzard announced the details for the Overwatch World Cup in 2018. Here is a breakdown of how things will work, with the Overwatch League in full swing, it will be very interesting to see how teams are built and who plays where.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!Follow Mash on Twitter!

World Cup Finals and Overwatch League

Overwatch World Cup Grand Finals at BlizzCon took place on November 4th, with Canada’s unlikely run being met by the dominant South Korean team. Cultural esports dichotomies aside, this matchup would highlight what professional Overwatch is all about. You have Canada, a team full of big personalities and individual talent from the most criticized region in professional gaming, going up against the prototypical and historical champions in a narrative everyone was hoping for. Creativity, aggression, and adaptability were the name of the game in the Grand Finals. Here’s how everything played out.

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Damian Alonzo
Damian is an experienced eSports writer who has written for PC Gamer, Venture Beat, Rotowire, Circa eSports, and Ginxtv.Follow Damian on Twitter!

World Cup Games and Overwatch League

Overwatch World Cup Early Game Analysis

World Cup games had their best year ever at BlizzCon. The stadium drew huge crowds and was completely full for the U.S.A. vs. South Korean match on Friday night. Fans from every team had traveled from around the world to see the matches. Here is our full analysis of the World Cup early matches and what it means for the Overwatch League.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!Follow Mash on Twitter!
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The “Inside the Overwatch League” Panel: What you Need to Know!

At the Inside the Overwatch League panel, Nate Nanzer took to the stage to outline some specifics for the upcoming Overwatch League. After crowning (well, medalling) the 2017 World Cup Champions, South Korea, Nanzer explained Blizzard’s vision for the League in its inaugural season, and the developmental hurdles the League had to go through to make a lasting brand dynamic.

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Brandon Padilla
Brandon has followed competitive gaming since 2008 and has been featured several times in PCGamer Magazine, and has bylines with The Game Haus and Afterwatch. His mix of in-depth analysis and experienced opinions lends itself well to coverage of the Overwatch League.Follow Brandon on Twitter!
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New Overwatch League Website Announced

Nate Nanzer, Overwatch League Commissioner announced at the Overwatch League Blizzcon Panel the launch of a new, revamped Overwatch League website and an accompanying mobile app. The new website will offer League content, game schedules, team rosters, statistics, standings, and a store. Nate announced that games will be able to be streamed both on the website and on the mobile app.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens
Sam 'Taco' Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Co-founder of Overwatchscore and content-creator, Taco loves taking a quantitative approach with his analysis. Follow Taco on Twitter!
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Overwatch League Structure

Nate Nanzer just finished his panel on Overwatch League at Blizzcon. After giving the medals to South Korea for the World Cup, he went through the structure and set up of the Overwatch League.

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Garrett 'Mash' Fuller
Garrett 'Mash' Fuller is an industry veteran having worked with a ton of companies including MMORPG.com and Ten Ton Hammer. He brings Overwatchscore a wealth of experience and passion for Overwatch!Follow Mash on Twitter!
Blizzcon

Blizzcon Day 1 – Overwatch Roundup

Day One of Blizzcon brought us a lot of new Overwatch announcements. We received new story video, a new character announcement, a new map announcement, and World Cup 2017 action. We’re on site and are super excited for everything we got to see yesterday.

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Sam 'Taco' Owens
Sam 'Taco' Owens is a lifelong gamer who has been playing Blizzard titles for over 20 years. Co-founder of Overwatchscore and content-creator, Taco loves taking a quantitative approach with his analysis. Follow Taco on Twitter!
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