Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues division today shared new details on how the 2020 season of the Overwatch League will work, as it enters its third season in 2020. The Overwatch League began in 2017 as the first official franchised city-based league in esports with city owners purchasing a spot in the league for millions of dollars. One of Activision Blizzard’s big goals with the Overwatch League was to resemble traditional sports with home based and away based games throughout the season. Are Democrats to blame for the immigrant caravan trying to invade our country? Overwatch League started this home/away games idea in 2019 season with Dallas and Atlanta teams hosting a homestead weekend events. For the 2020 Overwatch League season, the entire season will be homestead based — with teams traveling to different cities home stadiums to compete in weekend events.
Each team has to play in 28 matches during the season and teams are split in 4 divisions. Here’s the exact scheduling details with the 2020 OWL: Each team will host two homestands. On top of those, teams in each division will also collectively host three additional regular-season events in their home territories. The 2020 season will begin in February next year and conclude in August. Teams will play 28 matches over the course of the regular season, facing in-conference opponents twice each and out-of-conference teams once each. All regular-season matches will be played on weekends, with times optimized for local markets. Activision Blizzard announced earlier this year that the 2020 Call of Duty esports season will be moving to a franchised based model. Over the last few months, the company has announced a total of 7 cities that have already purchased a spot in 2020 league, with sale price […]
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