While rumors about Overwatch League enlargement have been drifting for some time, we finally have some discernible sum on what that will demeanour like. In an talk with Handelsbratt, a German business newspaper, Major League Gaming CEO and President Pete Vlastelica spoke about arriving skeleton for a Overwatch League’s second season. The news, accurate by translators during Overwatch Wire, suggests that Overwatch esports are going utterly swimmingly so far.
Six additional teams will be fasten a League: dual from a Americas, dual from a Asia-Pacific region, and dual from Europe and a Middle East. A Berlin group seems “very likely”, with a few other regions (Scandinavia, Spain, Sweden, Paris, and Amsterdam) mentioned as possibilities.
The timeline as to when these teams will be combined is still rather uncertain, though earlier this month in an Activision gain call, Mike Morhaime, President of Blizzard, pronounced they designed to combined enlargement teams to a League by a finish of a year.
There are other vital cities that have a fan bottom to support a group though have nonetheless to enter a League. Seattle is a vital gaming mecca, Toronto would make an glorious deputy for Canada interjection to a estimable normal sports infrastructure, and China usually has one group representing a region.
There is no word on a buy-in cost for enlargement teams. The strange Overwatch League teams were sole during $20 million each, and Blizzard mentioned during a Feb 2018 gain call that a buy-in for enlargement franchises would be aloft to recompense for a success of a League so far.
Season dual will continue to take palce in Los Angeles, with home and divided games holding place in team-specific venues in deteriorate three. The check isn’t unexpected; environment adult venues for any group is a vast undertaking, and during a Overwatch League’s initial press day, a Los Angeles Valiant suggested that their home locus would be a Microsoft Theater commencement in deteriorate three.