BlizzCon 2017 is finally here!
Blizzard has made changes to its shooter title in preparation for the Overwatch World Cup playoffs this weekend. Several pre-taped videos are available to watch for free; ticket holders can watch over 40 behind-the-scenes and promotional videos. Here's everything we know about Overwatch League. The league will include city-based teams in Asia, Europe and North America right from the beginning, Korcurek notes.
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Developed around Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch game, the Overwatch League will begin its inaugural season on January 2018, with championships scheduled for July. "We're proud to sponsor the Overwatch League and equip all competition PCs with the latest Intel Core i7 processors to contribute to a great experience for fans and competitors", said John Bonini, vice president and general manager of the VR, gaming, and esports group at Intel, in a statement. On Saturday evening Blizzard will officially kick off the much-touted Overwatch League.
With accessibility to spare, a real commitment to diversity and an infectious sense of innocent fun, Overwatch feels like an important game - the sort that can bridge boundaries in the oft-segmented gaming community. It's also key for the analysts to keep an eye on who is where at all times, and break down the action post-game with a new stats layout that puts every player's metrics on one screen.