Well, it’s been a busy week for the Overwatch League. Last week’s games surprised just about everybody- that Valiant 4-0 against the Dynasty? Or Boston’s, against the apparently-struggling Outlaws? It looks like teams are getting a fresh start this stage, and that means big changes are on the horizon. It couldn’t come at a better time for some teams- or at a worse time, for others. Read more …
Despite multiple scandals and setbacks during the inaugural season, the Boston Uprising managed to rally in the latter half to maintain a top 6 finish. Working within a multilingual environment and leaning on the talents of individual players were keys to the Uprising’s success. Striker’s stellar Tracer play and NotE’s flex tank skills helped support the team. With multiple pickups for Season 2, including Team United Kingdom’s Fusions and New Zealand DPS Colourhex, the Uprising are looking to change their look and keep up their success.
|Park “Axxiom” Min-sub||Boston Uprising||Tank|
|Noh ‘Gamsu’ Yeong-jin||Boston Uprising||Tank|
|Min-seok “AimGod” Kwon||Boston Uprising||Support/Flex|
|Lucas ‘NotE’ Meissner||Boston Uprising||Tank/Flex|
|Kwon ‘Striker’ Nam-Joo||Boston Uprising||DPS|
|Kristian ‘Kellex’ Keller||Boston Uprising||Support|
|Kelsey “Colourhex” Birse||Boston Uprising||DPS|
|Jeffrey “blasé” Tsang||Boston Uprising||DPS|
|Cameron “Fusions” Bosworth||Boston Uprising||Tank|
Playoff hopefuls collide here in a match full of good old American muscle. The Boston Uprising have looked strong- will they be able to rise up against the loose cannon Houston Outlaws?
The Philadelphia Fusion are coming into Stage Three off the back of a strong finish to Stage Two, taking second place in the playoffs. Boston is looking to show they’re a lot closer to the team they looked like in Stage One than the team they looked like in Stage Two.
The Overwatch team has announced that the popular Uprising event will return in 2018 on April 10th. The Uprising series has gotten a bit of a rebrand, now being called the “Overwatch Archives” likely as a way to distinguish the event from the Boston Uprising Overwatch League team.
In a match that had playoff implications, the Los Angeles Gladiators looked to secure their spot, while the Boston Uprising fought to deny them.
The Los Angeles Valiant have lost a little bit of traction in stage two, but remain one of the strongest teams in the league. For the Boston Uprising, consistency has been somewhat of an issue thus far, but they’re a team that has proven they can wake up at any time. This was a very important match for both teams, so let’s see how things played out.
Boston up against the Dallas Fuel after their recent controversy. Both teams could use this win, Boston not looking so hot this stage, while Dallas suffered a humiliating reverse sweep at the hands of the Mayhem. Who’ll turn up today?