The inaugural season of the Overwatch League has officially begun 12 teams split into 2 divisions will play for the next six months to see who is the ultimate Overwatch champion, while competing for a prize pool totaling $3.5 million. Unless you’re fortunate enough to make it to Blizzard Arena in Burbank, California, you’re going to have to watch the matches online.
Here are the details on where, when, and how you can keep up and follow your favorite teams during this first week of the Overwatch League regular season. In the meantime, you can start getting your hands on new Overwatch League skins in-game.
How and Where: Simply go to overwatchleague.com where live matches play out through an embedded Twitch livestream. Past matches will be archived under the site’s Videos tab. You can also catch the matches directly on Twitch.com and at mlg.tv, or through the embed below.
You can also track your favorite teams, keep up with league news, and set alerts using the Overwatch League app. You can even customize spoiler settings so you can watch completed matches without knowing the outcome in advance.
The Overwatch League and Twitch are also developing innovative rewards and other programs for fans, which will bestow the league’s most steadfast viewers with unique Overwatch League in-game items with exclusives. More details about insider content and additional rewards for the biggest fans, as well as Cheering with Overwatch League Cheermotes, will be announced as they become available. The matches will be broadcast on multiple channels with three different languages: English, French, and Korean.
When: Here is the schedule for the first week of the first stage, which runs from January 18 to January 20 (times are in PST).
2 PM PST Dallas Fuel versus Houston Outlaws
4 PM PST New York Excelsior versus Los Angeles Valiant
5 PM PST Philadelphia Fusion versus Los Angeles Gladiators
4 PM PST Seoul Dynasty versus Boston Uprising
6 PM PST Shanghai Dragons versus Florida Mayhem
8 PM PST London Spitfire versus Dallas Fuel
11 AM PST Los Angeles Valiant versus London Spitfire
1 PM PST Los Angeles Gladiators versus New York Excelsior
3 PM PST Boston Uprising versus San Francisco Shock
Click here to learn more about Overwatch League including facts about the season structure, how to buy tickets, and what apps you can download.