Big news in a universe of gaming pennyless on Friday, as a Overwatch League announced new sum surrounding home and divided matches for a 2020 season. Beginning subsequent year, a matchups will take place all over a universe as teams transport to a locations of any franchise.
One of those franchises is formed locally in Washington D.C., definition those in a area will now have a event to Washington Justice contest for income and glory. While a plcae for a events that routinely pull a few thousand in assemblage has not been dynamic yet, e-sports is entrance to D.C. in a nearby future.
Currently, the Overwatch League, that revolves around teams personification a first-person shooter diversion ‘Overwatch’, consists of 20 teams both in a United States and around a universe competing in events via a spring, summer and winter months in sequence to take home prizes amounting to $5 million. The players on any group also acquire a guaranteed salary.
The matches, that have teams competing on 4 opposite maps and earning a indicate for any map victory, have taken place during a Blizzard Arena in Burbank, California. Special matches such as final year’s Grand Final in Brooklyn captivated a throng of around 18,000.
Besides attending competitions, a matches can be streamed on countless platforms including Twitch, ESPN, Disney XD, overwatchleague.com, Overwatch League app and a Major League Gaming website and app, according to a league’s website.