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Overwatch League has finalized all 12 teams and announced the start-date for its inaugural season: J

Overwatch League has finalized all 12 teams and announced the start-date for its inaugural season: January 10, 2018. We’ll get to see the teams in action before then. Starting on December 6, the Blizzard Arena in LA will host a series of preseason exhibition matches.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Two more Overwatch League team buyers have emerged from the world of traditional sports.

Two more Overwatch League team buyers have emerged from the world of traditional sports. ESPN reports that Neil Leibman, co-owner of the Texas Rangers, has purchased the Houston Overwatch League slot. Comcast Spectacor, which owns the Philadelphia Flyers, has staked its claim on Philadelphia.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Top Genji Player Can’t Compete In Blizzard’s Overwatch League Because He’s Just 16

This week, Seoul, Korea’s Overwatch League team announced its roster. Unsurprisingly, they opted to basically snatch up Lunatic Hai, the two-time winners of South Korea’s biggest Overwatch tournament, APEX. There were, however, a couple curious omissions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Top Genji Player Can’t Compete In Blizzard’s Overwatch League Because He’s Just 16

This week, Seoul, Korea’s Overwatch League team announced its roster. Unsurprisingly, they opted to basically snatch up Lunatic Hai, the two-time winners of South Korea’s biggest Overwatch tournament, APEX. There were, however, a couple curious omissions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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True Rich Asshole Stan Kroenke Adds Overwatch Team To L.A. Sports Empire

The Overwatch League has added to its rapidly expanding collection of widely loathed traditional-sports honchos, as Stan and Josh Kroenke, owners of Arsenal, the Los Angeles Rams, a dizzying array of Colorado franchises, and whatever is on Stan’s head have bought a Los Angeles team for a reported $20 million.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Bob Kraft, Jeff Wilpon Now Own Professional Overwatch League Teams

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the franchise owners for the first seven teams in the Overwatch League, and the list includes a couple of familiar names. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will own the Boston Overwatch team, and New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon will serve as franchise owner for the New York…Read more… Continue […]

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Overwatch Still Isn’t Ready To Be A Top Esport

Over the weekend, Blizzard hosted the first round of qualifiers for Overwatch’s Contenders series, aka the minor league to the upcoming Overwatch League’s majors. There was some solid action, a couple surprising upsets, and a lot of Winston dancing. I don’t think Overwatch is ready to be a top esport yet, though.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Four Pro Gaming Teams Drop Overwatch In One Week

It’s been a gnarly handful of days for the professional Overwatch scene. Since last Tuesday, four organizations have dropped their Overwatch teams, citing a lack of certainty about Blizzard’s upcoming Overwatch League and potentially prohibitive costs they’ll have to pay in order to join it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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