Overwatch - New Patch Introduces League Team Skins

Activision taps Amazon's Twitch to televise new eSports league

Activision taps Amazon's Twitch to televise new eSports league

In response to the query, the game director said, "Blizzard World and the new loot box items release early this year".

Late on Tuesday, Blizzard announced a two year streaming deal between Twitch and Blizzard's Overwatch League that will see every match broadcast on Twitch's streaming platform. "Given Overwatch's consistent reign as a top-viewed game by our community, we look forward to offering their pioneering style of league play to a large and passionate fanbase that will be able to bond over not only their favourite plays, but also hometown pride". Twitch and Overwatch League officials declined comment. It's a major boost to convenience, and will hopefully help people who are curious about esports get their foot in the door.

"In a series of posts throughout the thread, Kaplan seems reasonably positive that the new map and skins would be ready for the end of January, but does admit that "'stuff' can happen", which could cause a delay.

The twelve teams competing in the Overwatch League's first season are Boston Uprising, Dallas Fuel, Florida Mayhem, Houston Outlaws, London Spitfires, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, New York Excelsior, Philadelphia Fusion, San Francisco Shock, Seoul Dynasty and Shanghai Dragons. There is a bit of a catch, though. You'll get 100 free Tokens if you log in to the game before February 13, but after that you should expect to pay a bit of cash to show your team spirit. Or you could buy 2600 Tokens (enough to dress every hero in your team's colors) for $100.

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