Team Kungarna, who have several alumni players in the Overwatch League have announced that their roster is all set for the next season of Overwatch Contenders. Kungarna lost babybay to the San Francisco Shock. They also lost iReMiix, Bischu, and DPei to the Los Angeles Gladiators, Kungarna has spent the offseason reloading their roster for the next season.
The San Francisco Shock are one of the twelve inaugural Overwatch League teams. Owned by NRG, they’ve been one of the first teams focused on connecting with and supporting their community. They signed USA star sinatraa early and built the rest of their team around him.
|Nikola “sleepy” Andrews||San Francisco Shock||Support|
|Matthew “super” DeLisi||San Francisco Shock||Tank/Flex|
|Jay “sinatraa” Won||San Francisco Shock||DPS|
|David “nomy” Ramirez||San Francisco Shock||Tank|
|Dante “Danteh” Cruz||San Francisco Shock||DPS|
|Daniel “dhaK” Martínez||San Francisco Shock||Support|
|André “iddqd” Dahlström||San Francisco Shock||DPS|
|Andrej “babybay” Francisty||San Francisco Shock||DPS|
|Andreas “Nevix” Karlsson||San Francisco Shock||DPS/Flex|
San Francisco Shock Head Coach Brad Rajani spoke with us this week about building the team. The Shock have a huge fan base and very different approach in Overwatch League than other teams. Brad gives us some insight and goes into some meta details we loved talking about.
Today Immortals announced their branding for the Overwatch League, the L.A Valiant.
Shortly after releasing their announcement tweet the San Francisco Shock responded by quoting the tweet and adding “Meh.” Not to be outdone on their big day the Valiant fired back with this tweet. Calling out the creation date and “fake followers” that the Shock account has. In a shocking turn of events, the Shock Twitter account removed the original tweet. Finally leaving the door open for the Valiant to finish off the Twitter match with this response. Giving L.A Valiant a 1-0 lead in the twitter battles.
Shanghai Dragons eight-player roster was announced on Twitter yesterday. The team is set to announce players soon. No word yet on who they are. Shanghai was the first team to launch a logo in Overwatch League. The franchise is owned by NetEase, the China game giant is also partnered with Blizzard.
The San Francisco Overwatch team haven’t even released their new branding for the Overwatch League and are already making an impact in their community.
The San Francisco Shock and London Spitfires? Overwatch League team names and hype surrounding them are starting to become the latest trend in news hunting among journalists. Even we took a look around to see if there were any hints out there. What we do know is many teams are filing for trademarks of their respective properties. We have seen a few hints out there so far, but nothing is officially confirmed yet. So far the unconfirmed names we have learned are: