Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs

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

Information[edit]

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

Format[edit]

  • After Stage 4 finishes, top finishers in each division will prepare for the championship playoffs, which run from July 11–21 [1]. The grand final on July 27–28 [1] will determine which team will be crowned the first Overwatch League champions, 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

Broadcast Talent[edit]

English Broadcast[edit]

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

Chinese Broadcast[edit]

French Broadcast[edit]

Korean Broadcast[edit]

See all streaming links here

Playoff Results[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

Boston Uprising
DPSRussia Mistakes DPSSouth Korea Striker 
FlexSouth Korea Kalios FlexCanada NotE 
TankSouth Korea Gamsu SupportSouth Korea AimGod 
SupportUSA Avast SupportDenmark Kellex 
SupportSouth Korea Neko SupportEthiopia Snow 
CUSA Shake French Polynesia Mini          

Results[edit]


Series Overview[edit]

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

Media[edit]

Previews[edit]

Series[edit]

Teams[edit]

Streams[edit]

Language EngSpeaking China France South Korea Taiwan
Stream

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Blizzard Entertainment (2018-05-18). "Playoffs and Grand Finals Tickets on Sale Now".