Category Archives: Overwatch

epic.LAN 21: Which teams won and how were viewer numbers?

epic.LAN 21 finished last weekend and featured everything from beach parties to charity pie faces alongside the esports tournaments. Craig Robinson takes a look back at the action.   Face-Strike: Pie Offensive Starting with the most important part of the event, epic.LAN esports manager Tom "Gumpster" Gumbleton and RNR Esports MD Adam "Blanks" Heath got pied in…
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Overwatch World Cup: Which teams will the UK play in Group H?

Blizzard has announced how the Overwatch World Cup match ruling and scheduling will work. 32 countries have been placed into eight groups of four. The regions are China, Australia, Poland, and the US. China: Groups A/B Australia: Groups C/D Poland: Groups E/F US:  Groups G/H The United Kingdom is in Group H, along with Germany, Israel,…
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New Overwatch Open Division will give amateur players $10 each in Blizzard Balance

Blizzard has announced the Overwatch Open Division, a new competitive league one tier below the Overwatch Contenders development league. Blizzard said in an announcement it's a regional division where 'amateur players who live for competition can flex their skills in a new and challenging open tournament series'. It will run across Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America,…
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GAME Belong announce £2,500 League of Legends & £3,000 Overwatch tournaments

Retailer GAME has announced its new wave of Belong Arena Clash grassroots esports tournaments. It's moving into League of Legends and Overwatch, after its successful first Call of Duty Arena Clash won by Manchester Swarm. The second Arena Clash season will feature a £3,000 prize pool for Overwatch (£1,800 for the winner and £1,200 for…
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Kiandymundi becomes a Twitch Partner

British League of Legends comedian, cartoonist and content creator Kiandymundi has been granted Twitch Partner status. The 24-year-old streamer from North-West England, aka Andrew/Andy/Kiandy, said that he will be streaming a lot more in the future. He said in his latest YouTube video: "Big important channel update... I'm now partnered on Twitch. It only took four applications over…
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Overwatch 2 will launch this year – rumour

Blizzard Entertainment is apparently working on a sequel to its competitive FPS Overwatch, which is due to arrive later this year. Esports News UK caught wind of a rumour which has been verified to us by several games industry sources. The rumour suggests that Overwatch 2 will be an outright sequel, like Destiny 2, not a…
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Road to EGX Overwatch prizes include HP Omen systems

The final prizes for the Road to EGX Overwatch tournament have been revealed. Each of the players in the winning team at the main EGX event taking place September 21st to 24th will take away a top-of-the-line Omen by HP laptop. The individual player of the tournament (as voted by the admins/casters) will win an Omen X…
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