Three Overwatch League Predictions to Watch

January 17, 2018

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The Overwatch League (OWL) is off and running. Last week’s media day included news of a reported $90M broadcast deal with Twitch. Plus, according to TechCrunch, the opening weekend registered 425,000 peak viewers.  However, with the 2018 season of League of Legends and ELeague’s Boston Major also happening this month, Blizzard’s esports product certainly isn’t the only game in town.  Ultimately, as pundits have noted, investment in the OWL was prioritized over building a strong community.  The reality  The OWL’s challenge is clear: convert buzz into dedicated fandom and viewership. While features … Continue reading “Three Overwatch League Predictions to Watch”

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