Overwatch League News

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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Philadelphia Fusion Roster Reveal

 

The Philadelphia Fusion have finalized their roster and coaching staff for the first season of the Overwatch League. They have signed twelve players, three coaches, and an analyst to lead the orange and black. Dave Scott, President, and CEO of Comcast Spectactor said of his rosters international nature “The Fusion roster features players and coaches from North America, Europe and Asia, which reflects the international makeup of Philadelphia, as well as our brand’s promise, a ‘Fusion’ of players from all across the world.”

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Blizzard Secures Partnership Agreements with HP and Intel

 

Today Blizzard Entertainment announced a multi-year partnership agreement with HP and Intel to provide hardware for professional Overwatch events. Players will use HP Omen PCs outfitted with Intel Core i7 and i9 processors. Mike Sespo, VP of eSports at Blizzard said this is the biggest sponsorship deal he has seen in eSports. With Mike’s background as a co-founder of MLG, he has certainly seen a lot of these agreements.

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