Category Archives: Overwatch

Endpoint and Reason Gaming make changes to Overwatch rosters

Two UK eSports organisations have rejigged their Overwatch roster line-ups. Reason Gaming announced a new Overwatch team on Friday July 22nd, while Endpoint confirmed a revised roster yesterday (Monday July 25th). The announcements are the latest developments in the UK Overwatch eSports scene, which has seen some local orgs move away from the UK Ballistix cups…
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You can now support eSports News UK on Patreon

You can now help support our UK eSports coverage by donating a small amount through the ENUK page on crowdfunding website Patreon. If you're a fan of what we do, and would like to contribute, you will allow us to produce better content, cover more games and pay for better web hosting (which means our site won't…
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‘It’s not worth it’ – GLB owner speaks out after dropping eSports teams

It goes without saying it's not easy to set up an eSports organisation from scratch. But it seems it may be even harder for newer UK orgs to make steady progress in the face of more established competition. GLB eSports is one such organisation that have experienced this uphill battle first-hand. In the space of half a year, GLB have gone…
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Choke Gaming confirms acquisition of GLB’s UK Overwatch team

Choke Gaming has confirmed it has acquired the roster of GLB eSports' successful UK Overwatch team. Choke announced its first Overwatch team earlier this month, which included UK League of Legends veteran Billy "Nutri" Wragg, who moved from League to Overwatch a few months back. However, Choke's team soon disbanded after Nutri left to join GLB. Now the latest development…
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i58 announces record prize pool as half of BYOC tickets remain

There will be £70,000 up for grabs across Multiplay Insomnia58's various eSports tournaments - the largest prize pot in the event's history. Elsewhere, half of the event's BYOC tickets have been sold. Multiplay previously announced i58 tournaments will include League of Legends, Rocket League, and CSGO, while Overwatch will make its Insomnia debut. It also revealed a dedicated League of Legends…
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Watch: Caster Excoundrel’s WWE Intro to UK Overwatch match

UK eSports is a strange spectacle, but at times it can be quite beautiful. There was a moment during last week's ESL UK Overwatch Community Cup that demonstrated this. UK caster Ceirnan "Excoundrel" Lowe promised a WWE-style intro on Twitter - and he delivered it on stream with aplomb. The announcement introduced the match between UK teams Royal Plebs and Winston's Peanut…
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