The inaugural season of the Overwatch League is finally underway, and is already shaping up to be one of the most ambitious esports championships in recent memory. The seven-month tournament has a packed schedule, with players competing for $3.5 million worth of bonuses across four stages made up of five game-weeks each. Things kicked off […]
Video game streaming platform Twitch has paid more than $90 million for the exclusive rights to show the first two years of the Overwatch League, according to Sports Business Daily.
More than a year after the competition was first announced, the Overwatch League finally got underway in the early hours of this morning. And boy, did it deliver.
During BlizzCon 2016, Blizzard boss Mike Morhaime announced the Overwatch League, which will provide a “genuine career opportunity” for the best Overwatch players.