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Cloud9 secure London slot in Overwatch League

Overwatch fans in London now know for sure that they'll have a team to cheer for in the forthcoming Overwatch League. It was announced today that the English capital has a...

Madison Square Garden Company buy controlling stake in CLG

The Madison Square Garden Company has announced that it has purchased a 'controlling stake' in esports organisation CLG. CLG are one of the oldest endemic League of Legends organisations still operating....

Overwatch League reveals details of player remuneration and roster management

Blizzard's Overwatch League has taken another leap with details of player remuneration policy as well as benefits that each player will be legally entitled to under league regulation.  The release from Blizzard...

“Esports to them is just another X-Factor” – Will the OWL model ruin esports?

A guest piece written by Mark Mantle. Follow him here. The Overwatch league: a behind the scenes look at how big business is done, whilst putting an end to the ‘free for...
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The Overwatch League may have to change its logo because of the MLB

The Overwatch League could face legal trouble before it's even got underway, law firm Morrison Lee reports. Following the publication of the league's logo on March 28th, Major League Baseball ("MLB") has...
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New England Patriots and New York Mets amongst six to purchase Overwatch League slot

Blizzard has sold six slots for its up and coming Overwatch League ("OWL"), according to a report by ESPN Esports' Jacob Wolf.  Reports from ESPN sources suggest that Robert Kraft, owner of...

UC Irvine introduce brand new Overwatch scholarship

The University of California at Irvine continues to be a pioneer in collegiate esports by expanding their esports scholarship program to Overwatch. The Fall 2017 semester will be the first to take...
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Overwatch World Cup group stage draw revealed

The 32 countries set to compete at the Overwatch World Cup have now been allocated eight groups spread across the four regions. Each group of four is set to play a...

Blizzard announce Overwatch Contenders with rule-set on cheating, gambling and more

Whilst the world eagerly awaits news of the coveted Overwatch League and exactly what Blizzard have planned for it, the gaming giant has instead announced "Overwatch Contenders", a development league for...

New England Patriots and Miami Dolphins could be the first to have secured Overwatch...

Esteemed esports journalist Richard Lewis yesterday reported that Activision Blizzard has secured the involvement of two huge US sporting brands in the New England Patriots and the Miami Dolphins. Lewis' sources suggest that...

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Battle on the Strip – Faceit enters Vegas

Media and esports firm Ultimate Media Ventures (UMV), has announced that it is teaming up with Faceit to bring a series of esports events to Las Vegas.  Branded...