We cannot deny the fact that Overwatch is considered to be one of the most-known games that everyone can play. In connection with that, the Overwatch League is an international video game that will enable the best of the best players to battle with the other players. The good thing here is that they will be called as professionals and will be paid professionally.
Way back on the 14th day of February 2014, the first Overwatch League was launched. During that time, the two grand finalists on that year have a rematch. These two are the London Spitfire, the defending champion, and the Philadelphia Fusion.
For the second season, eight new teams get involved in the said international game. As a result, there are a total of 20 teams in the game. Overwatch League was launched by Activision Blizzard, which was asked to have 30 million to 60 million US Dollars for every franchise.
When it comes to the players of the Overwatch, they usually receive a salary with a minimum amount of 50 thousand US Dollars. This includes the retirement plan, housing for the entire season, and healthcare. The Overwatch League had gained more than 170 of contracted players.
The finals of the first season of the Overwatch League have gained about 10.8 million viewers. This is according to its parent, the Activision Blizzard. On the other hand, during the finals of the first season of the game, it was broadcasted on Disney XD, ESPN, and ABC and was also streamed on Twitch.
As we mentioned a while ago, Overwatch is considered to be a most-played video game around the globe. In connection with that, the best players are free to choose whether they are going to pursue their career in playing or not. The player can pursue his or her playing career in the Overwatch League. This is an international game that is specifically designed for the first-person shooter.
The first season of the Overwatch League was launched way back in December 2017. It is composed of 12 teams, wherein nine of them are from the US. Those teams were composed of different players from various countries. They offered them a salary that has a minimum amount of 50 thousand US Dollars. The prize money was about 3.8 million US Dollars.
When the second season of the Overwatch League has been started, the said international game brought up an additional of eight teams, which expand the roster to twenty international franchises. The eight additional teams expanded their scope, specifically in China, which includes Guangzhou, Chengdu, and Hangzhou. In Canada, there are also two countries involved, which are Vancouver and Toronto. On the other hand, the United States welcomed these new teams in Atlanta and Washington D.C
Every team of the Overwatch is allowed to sign up for about twelve players that will be paid. On the other hand, the Overwatch League welcomes over 170 of the total players. In a year of playing, they can save 50 thousand US Dollars.