In addition to the 2020 Overwatch Anniversary Event, Patch Notes 1.48 brings several changes on many heroes as well as bug fixes.
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After the substitution of the entire Vancouver Titans team, their former main support Kim "SLIME" Seong-joon was gree agent. This is no longer the case as he has just joined Seoul Dynasty for the end of Overwatch League Season 3.
Several Overwatch League rules had to be changed to allow teams to better adapt to the international health crisis. Teams will be permitted to have fewer players or use fixed-term contracts so they can play their games.
Patch 1.47.1 was initially composed of bug fixes, but it was quickly coupled with a new Experimental Mode modifying Crowd Control capabilities. These changes are now officially integrated into the game!
In 2020, one of Activision Blizzard's major innovations was the switch of all of its competitions from Twitch to Youtube Gaming. While the effects aren't too visible for the Call of Duty League, the Overwatch League has dropped dramatically in terms of viewership.
It's time for another Overwatch Developer Update. This time Jeff Kaplan has focused on the Free Selection Competitive game mode!
This week Hero Pool only affects the Overwatch League. Tracer, Mei, Moira and Orisa won't be available during the competition matches.
After many rumors and the departure of most of the coaching staff, it's now official: Vancouver Titans have parted ways with their players by mutual agreement.
A new partner has been announced for the Overwatch League and Call of Duty League. This time the focus is on betting activities through Sportradar.
Several members of Vancouver Titans team have removed all references to the team from their social networks. Speculation has been raised about internal conflicts marked by the departure of the general manager of Canuck Sports & Entertainment.
OWL official Youtube channel has released a behind the scenes video showing how the League is adapting to the global health crisis we're currently living.
This week Hero Pool only affects the Overwatch League. Reaper, Ashe, Reinhardt and Brigitte won't be available during the competition matches.
With Hyp and Kruise departures, Paris Eternal needed new support recruits. It's now done with the arrival of Kwon "Fielder" Joon, a young player from the Korean Contenders.
With departures affecting many teams, transfer window has started to substitute some players. This is the case of Kruise, former Paris Eternal main healer, replacing Kellex for Toronto Defiant.
After Jeff Kaplan's announcement, PTR Patch Notes 1.48 has been deployed with new features improving Communication Wheel, Match Queue, Workshop, and many bug fixes.
The Overwatch League seems to have been in trouble for the past few weeks. The departure of San Francisco Shock's star player Sinatraa was certainly proof of this emergency situation. That's why Overwatch Esports Vice President, Jon Spector, discusses the current state of the league.
The Overwatch League schedule has had to evolve in this context of international health crisis. New challenges and restrictions are to be expected.
While a large majority of the Overwatch League teams had already shut down their Contenders roster, Team Envy — Dallas Fuel Academic team — has just decided to do the same.
It's news that has shocked the entire Overwatch scene. Overwatch League and 2019 World Cup MVP Jay 'Sinatraa' Won is retiring from the game to pursue a career in Valorant, Riot Games' new competitive FPS.
After recently announcing his departure from the Overwatch League to go and try his luck on Valorant Sinatraa just got recruited by the Sentinels Team. Playing with him are Zombs, Shahzam and Sick.