Blizzard has made some changes to the Overwatch League for the new season. All you need to know is here.
Season six of watch league starts soon. After the Dallas Fuel managed to claim their first state title with a win in the 2022 season, we are already curious who will win this year. However, it will be a long while before the final in November. Until then, we’ve got everything you need to get started watch league 2023 need to know.
When will it start?
The official start of watch league It is April 27 this year. The season will again take place in the arena format as usual. These are not ongoing leagues, like the LEC in League of Legends. Circuit seasons can be thought of as a tennis season. Instead of a continuous league, there are always bigger and smaller events during the season.
In order to shorten the waiting time until the start of the season, a tournament will be held in March this year with a mixture of professional and amateur teams, with prize money of $100,000 USD. Who is allowed to participate in a preliminary round will be determined in a series of mini-tournaments. Of these, seven teams from NA and EMEA will be selected to play in the pro-amateur tournament.
Where can you watch the Overwatch League?
The easiest way is owl Watch live on YouTube. There is an official broadcast Overwatch League account Ie all games.
How is the season organized?
In fact, there are quite a few innovations in the sixth season of watch league. Blizzard He changed some format.
As usual, there will be two regions, East and West. The season itself will again be divided into two parts, the spring phases and the summer phases. They are separated by the Midseason Madness World Championship, which, as you can imagine, brings together the best teams from both regions.
How it is determined who is allowed to participate in a mid-season event is also changing, at least in the East. In the West everything stays more or less the same, whatever is good in the playoffs moves to the KO stage and from there to the mid-season playoffs.
But things are a little different this time in the eastern region. In the APAC and ANZ regions there will be a tournament with open divisions and competitor teams. The top teams from this tournament will join the OWL teams in the KO stage of the spring stage and then compete to qualify for Midseason Madness.
The summer stage will have approximately the same format. Except that this time the best teams competing in the East start directly in the playoffs.
As usual, the season will end with the Grand Finals in November.
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