Tag Archives: Overwatch League

Overwatch League’s Player Signings, Salaries, & Benefits Announced

By : James Glaze | Wed, Jul 26, 2017

Earlier this month, Blizzard announced the first seven teams that will be participating in the inaugural Overwatch league. With this announcement, many details regarding when players will be signed along with salaries were left out. Today, Blizzard has released all this information and more. Check out the details below. Official Player Signing Window...

Overwatch League’s First Seven Teams Announced

By : James Glaze | Wed, Jul 12, 2017

The Overwatch League has been something that has been discussed over and over again this year. While specifics have been scarce, we know Activision Blizzard has big plans for when it launches. Price tags for spots within the league have been reported as high as $20 million a team, but we’ve yet to hear of any confirmed teams.  Well today, Blizzard...

Blizzard Has Big Plans and Big Costs for Overwatch eSports

By : Jason Segalla | Wed, May 10, 2017

In the Activision Blizzard Q1 earnings call, President and CEO Bobby Kotick made clear his company’s ambitious goals for their upcoming Overwatch League, referencing NFL and NBA level viewership and revenue in comparison. Speaking of the league scheduled to debut in Q3 2017, Kotick stated that “the competitions [Activision Blizzard is] creating...