Houston Outlaws, the Overwatch League franchise owned by Beasley Media Group, have announced a one-year deal with Georgia-based restaurant chain Zaxby’s for 2020, making it the team’s exclusive quick-service restaurant partner. The chain will collaborate with Outlaws on content creation and other online experiences.  Last month, Zaxby’s announced a partnership with fellow OWL organization Florida […]

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As this Overwatch League weekend comes to an end, casters Seth “Achilios” King and Wolf “Wolf” Schröder drew the hero pool for Week 10. Next weekend, D.Va, Sombra, Reaper and Ana will be unavailable. The hero draw is now a tradition in the Overwatch League. At the end of each weekend, casters randomly draw one […]

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Timo “Taimou” Kettunen, former Dallas Fuel member and three-times participant in the Overwatch World Cup, announced leaving Overwatch for Valorant. As Valorant begins its private beta tomorrow, professional players are already planning for a career on Riot Games’ new FPS. After Fortnite World Cup runner-up Harrison “psalm” Chang, today it is Overwatch player Timo “Taimou” […]

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Two Overwatch League players are paying for a funny mistake. Jung-Won “Lastro” Mun and Dong-Jun “Rascal” Kim both receive a $1,000 fine for an inappropriate chat during an Overwatch League match. The Los Angeles Valiant vs. San Francisco Shock match from this weekend generated considerable commentary and public interest. However, this attention is not linked […]

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Boston Uprising has terminated the contract of Walid “Mouffin” Bassal following several sexual misconduct allegations against the player. Less than a week after the first sexual misconduct allegations against Walid “Mouffin” Bassal, Boston Uprising decided to release him from the team. In a TwitLonger, KhaleesiBB reported predatory behavior from Bassal. She included screenshots of private […]

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The Overwatch League delays this weekend’s games by 24 hours, as China issues a national observance on April 4. As the Overwatch League got back on tracks following its interruption due to the COVID-19 outbreak, fans will have to wait a little longer for this weekend’s matches. China will observe April 4 as a mourning […]

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With the arrival of Winners.bet this year, there’s even more cause to be enthusiastic about esports. The new Winners.bet titles include CSGO, Dota 2, League of Legends, Overwatch, StarCraft 2. Esports lovers can gamble on all these titles in live matches, and their favourite teams are also playing in big tournaments worldwide. The platform is […]

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A new partnership between the Atlanta Reign and Greater Atlanta McDonald’s Operators Association has been signed that will see the Overwatch League team offer discounts and other deals on behalf of the fast food chain. As part of the agreement the Atlanta Reign will promote and provide McDonald’s discounts for fans online, with special offers […]

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Damien “HyP” Souville, flex healer for Paris Eternal, announced his retirement through Twitter. As the Overwatch League is switching to a full online mode, its teams are all trying to find their place among the chaos. The first change came with Los Angeles Valiant, who released two members of their coaching staff due to economical […]

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Activision Blizzard Esports has been in talks about getting Overwatch League back on linear TV, and the video game company has received fresh outreach from media networks amid the novel coronavirus shutdown, sources say. The esports series has an exclusive digital streaming rights deal with YouTube worth $160M USD total over three years, but […]

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