Following on from this year’s hugely successful Overwatch Inaugural League, plans are already in motion to make next year’s event a bigger, bolder affair with even more teams joining the battle.
It was announced this morning via the official Overwatch site that the 2019 Overwatch League Championships would be boosting the number of competing teams from 12 to 20. Atlanta and Guangzhou based teams had already been revealed, but now six more teams have also been added to the roster. Although line-ups and team names have still yet to be released to the public, the location that the squads will be representing has been confirmed including China’s Chengdu and Hangzhou, Canada’s Toronto and Vancouver, along with Paris and Washington DC.
However, with the addition of eight extra teams all playing for the same prize, it makes sense that there would be a lot of changes to each teams line-up. We recently learned that Shanghai Dragons cut ties with a whopping eight players from the previous league while it was also announced that Dong-Gun “KDG” Kim and Chang Geun “Changgoon” Park would be taking over the roles of head coach and assistant coach for Seoul Dynasty. there is a good chance that we will see further shake-ups before the league begins.
Overwatch is available now on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. If you are looking to make it onto one of these teams in the future, you can purchase the game right now on Amazon.
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