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Overwatch League - 2020
Overwatch League - 2020
Number of Teams:
Offseason Key Dates
- Sept. 30, 2019
- Signing window opens for teams to exercise team options on existing player contracts, negotiate extensions with currently signed players, or sign players from their affiliated academy team competing in Contenders.
- Oct. 7, 2019
- Teams that have completed exercising (or declining) all existing contract options may submit free-agent player contracts to the League Office for approval. Teams may also submit player trades for approval.
- Nov. 11, 2019
- 2019 season agreements officially end. Any players not under contract into the 2020 season become free agents. In order to facilitate these players signing with new teams before the initial roster deadline, those players set to become free agents in November are permitted to discuss contracts with other teams before their 2019 contracts formally expire.
- Nov. 15, 2019
- Deadline for all teams to have a minimum of eight players under contract. Teams may sign or trade players until June 15, 2020, at 5 p.m. PT.
- Players who were born on or before June 15, 2002, are eligible to sign Overwatch League contracts for the 2020 season.
- Regular Season - February 8th - August 9th, 2020
- All 20 teams will play 28 matches across a total of 52 homestand weekend events hosted at venues across the world. Wins and losses will count towards teams' full-season records and all-important seeding for the postseason.
- Midseason Tournament - During 2020 Regular Season Break (Week 13) - Cancelled
- After 9 matches played, the top Atlantic and Pacific conference teams, along with the next two teams in the standings regardless of division, will qualify for midseason tournament.
- Postseason (Playoffs)
- At the conclusion of the season, the best teams will play together for an epic tournament to crown a champion at the Grand Finals.
|May Melee NA||2020 (2020.05.22 - 2020.05.24)||$125,000||San Francisco Shock||Florida Mayhem||4-2|
|May Melee Asia||2020 (2020.05.23 - 2020.05.24)||$100,000||Shanghai Dragons||Seoul Dynasty||4-3|
|Summer Showdown NA||2020 (2020.06.28 - 2020.07.05)||$150,000||Paris Eternal||Philadelphia Fusion||4-3|
|Summer Showdown Asia||2020 (2020.07.04 - 2020.07.05)||$125,000||Guangzhou Charge||Shanghai Dragons||4-2|
|Countdown Cup NA||2020 (2020.08.02 - 2020.08.09)||$150,000||TBD||TBD|
|Countdown Cup Asia||2020 (2020.08.08 - 2020.08.09)||$125,000||TBD||TBD|
|Regular Season MVP||$100,000||TBD|
|The Dennis Hawelka Award||-||TBD|
|Rookie of the Year||-||TBD|
Suspensions and Fines
|Suspensions and Fines|
Note: Team roster change notes have been moved to their respective team cards, press the Notes button to toggle them.
- 1 March 2nd - Boston Uprising part ways with Munchkin. 
- 2 March 3rd - Boston Uprising sign Halo. 
- 3 April 4th - Boston Uprising release Mouffin. 
- 4 April 14th - Boston Uprising part ways with Swimmer. 
- 5 April 25th - Boston Uprising part ways with Assistant Coach iLka, who is taking a hiatus from competitive Overwatch coaching. 
- 6 May 11th - Boston Uprising sign Punk. 
- 7 May 12th - brussen retires from competitive Overwatch. 
- 8 May 21st - Boston Uprising sign mikeyy. 
- 1 April 14th - Head Coach Féfé retires. 
- 2 May 1st - Kellex retires. 
- 3 May 2nd - Paris Eternal transfer Kruise to the Toronto Defiant. 
- 4 May 13th - Mangachu transitions into a coaching role. 
- 5 May 22nd - Toronto Defiant sign zYKK to a 14-Day Contract. 
- 6 June 3rd - Toronto Defiant sign numlocked. 
- 7 July 15th - Toronto Defiant sign spazzo as an Assistant Coach. 
- 1 May 8th - Corey retires. 
- 2 May 9th - Stratus takes a step back from competitive play to focus on content creation. 
- 3 May 16th - Washington Justice sign Stitch  and JJANU. 
- 4 May 20th - Washington Justice release Individual Coach Bani. 
- 5 June 4th - Washington Justice part ways with ELLIVOTE. 
- 6 June 5th - Washington Justice part ways with Head Coach JohnGalt. 
- 7 June 20th - Washington Justice sign Chilhwa as an Assistant Coach. 
- 1 February 12th - Hangzhou Spark sign Ado. 
- 2 May 17th - Hangzhou Spark part ways with Assistant Coach yeah, Bazzi retires and Architect joins the team. 
- 3 June 3rd - Hangzhou Spark sign PaJion as an Assistant Coach. 
- 4 June 18th - Hangzhou Spark release Krystal. 
- 5 June 19th - Hangzhou Spark sign QoQ. 
- 6 July 31th - Hangzhou Spark part ways with Head Coach Mask. 
- 1 April 30th - Vancouver Titans part ways JJANU and paJion. 
- 2 May 4th - Vancouver Titans part ways with Andante. 
- 3 May 6th - Vancouver Titans part ways with their roster and staff and release Fissure. 
- 4 May 8th - Vancouver Titans announce their new roster and staff.
- 5 May 22nd - Vancouver Titans sign sHockWave.
- Click here for the Match Overview of regular season.