New York Excelsior

New York Excelsior hires Mike Sepso, Co-founder of MLG

Overwatch League franchise New York Excelsior (NYXL) has hired Mike Sepso, Co-founder of Major League Gaming (MLG) and former Senior Vice President at Activision Blizzard. Sepso is now a Strategic Partner of the...
Overwatch League

Overwatch League makes changes for second season

The second season of the Overwatch League is set to commence on February 14th, Blizzard has announced. With the follow-up to the successful inaugural season of the Overwatch competition comes a host of changes....

Hangzhou Overwatch League team to allegedly be named “Railgun”

Chinese video sharing website and owners of the Hangzhou, China Overwatch League expansion team, Bilibili have seemingly filed a trademark for the team name "Railgun", or "电磁炮队" in Chinese. This comes...

NGAGE Esports announces SquadUP as ticketing partner for 2020

Overwatch League's Houston Outlaws owner NGAGE Esports is partnering up with mobile ticketing software provider SquadUP for the upcoming home games in 2020. Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas will see more...

Your complete guide to the Overwatch League’s expansion teams

The inaugural season of the Overwatch League debuted in January with 12 teams ranging from Los Angeles, California to Shanghai, China. Through the ups and downs of the first season, the...
Overwatch Gilded Gala

London Spitfire, Houston Outlaws join forces for Overwatch Gilded Gala

Overwatch League franchises London Spitfire and Houston Outlaws have partnered to host the Overwatch Gilded Gala. The event will be split into two show matches, with one in London, England in October...
Overwatch California Cup

LA Valiant, SF Shock partner for Overwatch California Cup

Los Angeles Valiant and San Francisco Shock, two of the inaugural franchises in the Overwatch League, have come together to launch the Overwatch California Cup. This is an off-season event that will see...

Ex-Canadian Olympic Committee CEO Chris Overholt to head Toronto OWL team

According to a report from SportsBusiness Journal, Canadian Olympic Committee Chief Executive Officer Chris Overholt has stepped down from his position to become President of Toronto's Overwatch League franchise.  Overholt's participation was...

Overwatch League completes expansion, adds Vancouver and Chengdu

According to sources close to ESPN, Activision Blizzard has finalized the last two franchises coming into the second season of the Overwatch League. The two teams will reportedly be placed in...
Overwatch League

Overwatch League to add Washington, D.C. and Hangzhou franchises

According to a report by ESPN, Activision Blizzard have sold two additional spots in the Overwatch League to Washington, D.C. and Hangzhou, China. The report states the Washington, D.C. franchise will be...

Events

Delve into esports at Betting on Sports 2016

Valve’s announcement and the cease and desist letters sent out to 23 skins betting sites were long overdue but now at least the issue...