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The Overwatch League’s Shanghai franchise now has a name

A team from the upcoming Overwatch League has for the first time been given an official name and branding. The Shanghai Dragons will, as the name suggests, represent China’s biggest city. It’s owned by Netease, which is of course a partner of Overwatch developer Blizzard. Its logo takes the form …

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Blizzard acknowledges Overwatch instaban bug

For anyone who takes their Overwatch seriously, the thought of bug that renders the player with an instaban is about as terrifying as it gets. And that’s exactly what has been happening. A player named Chromega highlighted the issue – which fortunately seems to be rare – on both the …

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Blizzard announces the final three teams for the Overwatch league, and a start date

Blizzard has announced the start date for its Overwatch League.  The preseason will start on December 6, meaning that Blizzard’s Overwatch League is technically starting in 2017 as they’ve been claiming. The preseason will involve a series of exhibition matches between the 12 teams in the League. However, the real …

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Mercy’s rework is now live on Overwatch after a month of on the Private Test Realm

A huge rework to healer Mercy has come to Overwatch’s live servers after almost a month of testing on Overwatch’s Private Test Realm (PTR). The change reworks Mercy’s abilities, most notably her ultimate, to make her a little more active in play after Blizzard noted that a Mercy with her …

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Jay ‘Sinatraa’ Won signs $150,000 Overwatch League contract with NRG Esports, according to reports

North American Overwatch player Jay ‘Sinatraa’ Won has become the first Overwatch player to sign on to the Overwatch League according to various sources, with reports suggesting he has signed a contract worth $150,000 per year with NRG Esports. This is according to reports from ESPN. The salary, if true, …

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UK and US earn spots in the Overwatch World Cup top 8, taking place at Blizzcon

The United States and United Kingdom have secured their spots at the Overwatch World Cup main event, taking place from November 3, during Blizzcon. The US and UK triumphed over Taiwan and Germany in the playoffs, with the UK remaining undefeated in terms of map score, Taiwan failing to score …

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Overwatch League: How do you solve a problem like Korea?

After a very slow first year of competition the Overwatch pro scene has exploded over recent months. Blizzard has finally woken up and realised that it had to actually talk about the Overwatch League if they wanted it to start this year, sending everyone, even the mainstream media, in a …

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LA and London get new teams in the Overwatch League

The Overwatch League has today announced two new teams, with a second time setting up shop in Los Angeles, and one settling right here in London Town. Cloud9 has set up shop in Blighty, with Cloud9’s founder Jack Etienne picking up the London slot, while Stan and Josh Kroenke, who own …

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