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10m tuned in to watch during Overwatch League’s first week

The first week of the Overwatch league drew big numbers, with 10m people tuning in during the opening matches to make the opening week a big success. The Overwatch League debut topped Twitch’s viewer counts, with Blizzard announcing that the debut had an average of 408,000 viewers per minute, while …

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Twitch signs third-party broadcast deal for Blizzard’s Overwatch League, for a reported $90m

Late on Tuesday, Blizzard announced a two year streaming deal between Twitch and Blizzard’s Overwatch League that will see every match broadcast on Twitch’s streaming platform. The league, which kicks off on Wednesday 10 January, will be broadcast from Twitch.tv/overwatchleague, with Twitch becoming the third-party streaming provider for Overwatch League’s …

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Blizzard sells out 450-seat arena for first day of Overwatch League

The inaugural season of the Overwatch League is nearly here, and Blizzard has already announced that the first day is now officially sold out. The Overwatch League’s Twitter account announced the news late on Sunday night, revealing that they’d sold out for the day one match between San Francisco Shock …

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Philadelphia Fusion pulls out of Overwatch League opener

One of the first two teams to compete in the long-awaited debut of the Overwatch League has withdrawn from preseason just hours before its opening match. Philadelphia Fusion were due to compete with the Florida Mayhem in the League’s first ever official match at midnight tonight, but has now said …

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A Call of Duty Movie, the Overwatch League, Candy Crush ice cream – Tim Kilpin is extending the brand

Activision Blizzard just had its biggest week of the year. Its annual Call of Duty behemoth was launched at retail to strong sales figures, while BlizzCon gathered tens of thousands of the company’s most faithful fans together.  One big announcement was for a Disneyland-esque Overwatch map, celebrating the company’s biggest …

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Jack in the Box sponsors Overwatch League outfit Dallas Fuel

Restaurant chain Jack in the Box has signed up to become the official sponsor of Team Envy’s Overwatch League team Dallas Fuel. It becomes the sole jersey rights sponsor for team’s foray into the much-anticipated League that kicks off next month. The deal also sees the company back Envy’s Call …

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Overwatch League schedule detailed

The Overwatch League will host three matches a day for four days a week starting from preseason on December 6th. Blizzard has announced that each of the 12 teams will play 40 games between January and June. Half of these teams will then progress to the month-long post season. The …

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Blizzard announces HP and Intel as sponsors for the Overwatch League

Blizzard has announced HP and Intel as official partners for the Overwatch League. The news, delivered in a plaintext tweet without an image, link or any other accompanying media, states as much as i’ve already told you. HP and Intel are going to be sponsors for the Overwatch League, but …

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