Overwatch League’s online-only playoffs start on September 3rd

  • July 15, 2020
If something is working, don’t fix it. That’s the approach Blizzard is taking to Overwatch League’s upcoming playoffs, which will start on September 3rd. After the success of its May Melee and Summer Showdown series, OWL is once again adopting a high…

Overwatch League re-focuses around a tournament format

  • June 8, 2020
When Overwatch League’s next major competition starts on June 13th, it will make use of the same format as its recent May Melee tournament. The Summer Showdown will kick off with three weeks of qualifying matches that will culminate in two weekend-lo…

Overwatch League viewership doubled under its tournament format

  • May 28, 2020
Overwatch League (OWL) viewership doubled this past weekend as Blizzard experimented with a tournament format. The average audience per minute (AMA) was 63,000 — a big increase from 31,000 the previous week. That marks OWL’s best viewership since th…