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Some of the top teams in Overwatch eSports are set to compete in the upcoming Overwatch Cup 2. The event has revealed a full list of teams participating and times for the competition as a $2,000 prize pool is up for grabs.

directorygames - Details for The Overwatch Cup 2 Announced

The Overwatch Cup 2 will be played out in 4v4 double-elimination format with nine teams confirmed so far, including ANOK, LDLC, No Heaven and Team Eager. The champion will take home $1,200 in prize money, with the runner-up taking $500 and third and fourth place each earning $150.

Broadcast of The Overwatch Cup 2 will be handled with, a platform that lets viewers take in the action of several players and casters simultaneously in 4K HD. The platform also gives viewers the ability to combine chatrooms and audio from multiple sources at need.

Competition begins on Monday, November 7th at 5pm CEST and runs for five days, leading up to a grand final on Friday, November 11th at 5pm CEST.

Our Thoughts

It’s another week of eSports competition for Overwatch, and we’re excited to see it play out! While The Overwatch Cup 2 isn’t exactly the richest prize in the competitive Overwatch scene, we’re always interested in seeing this game played at a high level. The platform definitely sounds like an aficionado’s dream with all of the offered features. We’ll see if this new broadcasting platform will gain traction with viewers.

Your Thoughts

Will you be taking in the second Overwatch Cup? Are you interested in the platform, or do you prefer more established broadcast sites like Twitch? Share your thoughts with us below in the comments.

Source: press release

November 5, 2016 |

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