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Twitch Paid $900 Million For Overwatch League Exclusive Live Stream

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"After our first season, I will evaluate our success based on whether we grew our audience", Overwatch League commissioner, Nate Nanzer, told THE HUFFINGTON POST.

Twitch has said it's working with the game's developer to create new rewards for Overwatch fans, such as exclusive in-game items.

With a roster of eight players, all hailing from South Korea, NYXL is one of 12 teams that will be competing in the Overwatch League's first season.

Throughout its inaugural broadcast, Overwatch League averaged around 300,000 viewers. Some league content also will air on Activision Blizzard's Major League Gaming platform. Given that Overwatch has been one of the best competitive team FPS games in recent memory, for a long time Twitch has been home to numerous major Overwatch Tournaments.

The regular season will run through June, with playoffs in July. Though he hasn't responded, we can assume that, since Ravager is a Twitch mod, these numbers only represent Twitch viewership thus leaving out the viewers from other streaming locations such as the official Overwatch League Website.

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It's no secret that people love Blizzard's Overwatch. The Los Angeles valiant beat out the San Francisco Shock 4-0. In the future, the idea is that the season will become home-and-away, with teams across the globe building their own venues and the squads travelling across oceans to participate. On the Overwatch League's first day (of Stage 1 - Week 1), the Twitch stream peaked at 415,000 concurrent viewers. The said upgrade introduces 312 new skins based on the league's numerous teams and it also delivers other changes, additions, and bug fixes.

Thankfully, the final match of the night between Dallas Fuel and Seoul Dynasty was a lot more exciting.

Both Los Angeles teams ran riot in their respective matches, and watching fans may have been getting a bit anxious that we would go the entire first day without seeing an actual competitive match.

This week developer Blizzard is pushing hard to make Overwatch a serious esport. To get the new skins, you'll need a new in-game currency called League Tokens.

Dallas Fuel took game one, but Seoul came back to take two on the trot. Matches will take place every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The latest addition to Blizzard's stable of twenty-one #1 games, Overwatch was built from the ground up for online competition, with memorable characters and fast-paced action designed for the most engaging gameplay and spectator experiences.



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