Gaming => Game News Discussion => Topic started by: Legend on Sep 13, 2017, 12:31 AM

Title: 14 Teams now being Reported for the Overwatch League.
Post by: Legend on Sep 13, 2017, 12:31 AM
I love how huge esports have become. $20 million to register a team.

 14 Teams now being Reported for the Overwatch League. - NeoGAF (

I made a thread a lil while back about the first 7 OWL teams being announced. In that time more teams were announced/rumoured but i couldnt be asked making a thread but now with stuff built up i thought it would be worth.
 The original 7 OWL teams that were announed
Boston: Patriots Chairman/CEO Robert Kraft
 New York: Mets COO and Sterling VC co-founder Jeff Wilpon
 Los Angeles: Noah Winston, CEO of Immortals, whose backers include AEG, Grizzlies owner Stephen Kaplan and Lionsgate
 Miami-Orlando: Ben Spoont, CEO/co-founder of Misfits Gaming, backed by the Miami Heat
 San Francisco: Andy Miller, chairman/founder of NRG ESports and a minority shareholder in the Sacramento Kings
 Shanghai: NetEase Inc., the distributor of Overwatch in China
 Seoul: Kevin Chou, co-founder and former CEO of mobile game developer Kabam

Seouls Team was confirmed to have signed Lunatic Hai 2 Times Apex Champions
 Next 2 more teams were officially announced
 Cloud 9 London and a SECOND Los Angeles
team headed by Kroenke (
 Finally the rest are the Rumoured teams/not officially confirmed but heavily likelyDallas Envyus (
 OpTic Gaming gets the Houston Spot ( Comcast (
 And finallyChicago Flyquest
 The 14th team is being negotiated but will likely participate
Blizzard has now recruited 13 teams, with 14 to be the total number for Season 1, according to sources. The launch of the league is set for the end of the year and will take place in Blizzard's new esports arena in Burbank, California, the developer announced last week

 Just a reminder buy ins to the league have been heavily rumoured to be at $20million