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Understand Overwatch 101 – Assault Maps

Hey and welcome to our second installment of our Overwatch 101 series where we help you understand Overwatch. In this installment we’ll be covering the Overwatch assault map type. An important goal of the Overwatch League is to grow the fanbase outside of the current eSports fan-base that already understands the game inside and out. Our goal with this series is to help new fans understand the most important fundamentals of the game. If you’re new and take a look at the series hopefully you’ll be enjoying events in no time. If you haven’t checked out part one we covered the escort map type.
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Seoul to Announce Team Tomorrow at 11 am KST

Tomorrow at 11 am Seoul Time it looks like we will get to see the first official roster for the Overwatch League.

Twitch Korea Just posted the following announcement on their boards (this was run through translate software so sorry for any mistakes):

Tuesday, May 22 at 11:00 am, Overwatch League ‘ Seoul team (tentative name, Seoul Team) will be released from the substance of ‘ twitch!!!! Twitch, please check through the channels press conference scene :D!!

Kevin Chou will finally be showing off his roster. The main bet here is on Lunatic-Hai sticking together to represent Seoul in the professional league, a very scary concept to the competition.

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Overwatch Contenders – Match Day One

Today marked the first match day for the Overwatch Contenders Season One for both Europe and North America and it lived up to the hype. With Cloud9 and the Misfits both announcing big rosters changes recently, this was our first opportunity to see how the teams were shaping up in the lead up to the Overwatch League getting started. In a battle of more established rosters, the Immortals took on EnVyUs in the North American division.

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Seoul Plans League Press Conference for August 22

This just off the presses over in Korea. It is very exciting to see the date announced as Kevin Chou has been planing to show off his entire roster at once. Most likely we will see Lunatic-Hai coming together as the Seoul team. They will be the ones to beat for sure as they are already a powerhouse in current tournaments. Can we expect Lunatic-Hai to be the complete roster? Or will players from other teams come into the fold? We’ll just have to wait and see. Having a set date for the announcements is perfect and will bring together fans throughout Korea and the Overwatch world to see who the team is signing as well as other news.

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Will the Overwatch League be 18 and Over?

In a recent post on Reddit speculation stemming from a pro stream got a discussion going on whether there would be a minimum Overwatch League player age – 18+. The speculation immediately led to thoughts about how the majority of the Immortals is currently 17. Noah Whinston the Immortals CEO hopped on the thread and while he did not confirm specifically that the league would be 18+ he did specify his entire team would be 18 by the time the league starts.

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Understand Overwatch 101 – Escort Maps

Hey and welcome to our first installment of our Overwatch 101 series where we help you understand Overwatch. An important goal of the Overwatch League is to grow the fanbase outside of the current eSports fan-base that already understands the game inside and out. Our goal with this series is to help new fans understand the most important fundamentals of the game. If you’re new and take a look at the series hopefully you’ll be enjoying events in no time.
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