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.
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.