Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs

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[e][h]Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs
League Information
Series:
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States Los Angeles
United States New York City
Format:
Regular Season
Playoffs
Prize Pool:
$1,700,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-07-11
End Date:
2018-07-28
Teams:
6
Liquipedia Tier:
Links


Information[edit]

The Quarterfinal and Semifinal series ran from July 11th to July 21st and were played in Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. The Grand Final took place on July 27th and 28th at Barclays Center in New York City.

Format[edit]

  • After Stage 4 of the regular season finished, the top finishers in each division along with the next four teams in rankings regardless of division qualified for playoffs, which took place during July 11th – 21th. The top two finishers received a first-round bye. The Grand Final on July 27th – 28th determined the first Overwatch League champion team, claiming glory, the Overwatch League trophy, and a USD $1 million bonus.
    • Patch 1.25
      • Newly Reworked Symmetra will be disabled.
    • The winner of each round of the Playoffs will be the Team that prevails in a Series against its opponent.
    • Each Series is a best-of-three Matches.
      • Each Match is a best-of-five Maps.
    • The first place Team from each Division will earn a first-round bye in the Playoffs.
    • After the Quarterfinals, the bracket is reseeded by Regular Season record.

Map Pool[edit]

Playoffs
Map Rotation Available Maps For Playoffs
Hybrid Assault Control Escort
1st map Escort map
2nd map Control map
3rd map Assault map
4th map Hybrid map
5th map Escort map
Tiebreaker Bo3 Match on Nepal

Team Composition[edit]

Most played team composition[1]
Notes
Tank DPS Support

Broadcast Talent[edit]

English Broadcast[edit]

  • Stage Host:
  • Interviewer:
    • Switzerland Soe (Salome Soe Gschwind-Repp)

Chinese Broadcast[edit]

French Broadcast[edit]

Korean Broadcast[edit]

See all streaming links here

Prize Pool[edit]

A prize pool of $1,700,000 is split amongst the teams as seen below.

Participants[edit]

Results[edit]

Series Overview[edit]

Quarterfinals
Boston UprisingBoston Uprising Boston Uprising
1
Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion Philadelphia Fusion
2
Los Angeles GladiatorsLos Angeles Gladiators Los Angeles Gladiators
1
London SpitfireLondon Spitfire London Spitfire
2
Semifinals
Los Angeles ValiantLos Angeles Valiant Los Angeles Valiant
0
London SpitfireLondon Spitfire London Spitfire
2
New York ExcelsiorNew York Excelsior New York Excelsior
0
Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion Philadelphia Fusion
2
Finals
London SpitfireLondon Spitfire London Spitfire
2
Philadelphia FusionPhiladelphia Fusion Philadelphia Fusion
0
See full Playoff match results here

Media[edit]

Previews[edit]

Series[edit]

Teams[edit]

Streams[edit]

Language English Speaking China France South Korea Taiwan
Stream

External Links[edit]

References[edit]