April 22, 2021

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Overwatch Summer Showdown

Summer Showdown for Overwatch League announced

Blizzard has announced the latest tournament in Overwatch League – the Summer Showdown will start on 13th June, with the qualifiers for the 2 x $275,000 total prize pool. The schedule for the first 2 days have been announced already:


The winnings will be divided as the following:

  • Tournament champions—$50,000
  • Second-place teams—$25,000
  • Third- and fourth-place teams—$10,000
  • Each tournament win per team—$5,000 (in addition to placement prizing)

The rules will be the following:

  • Hero Pools are suspended for all tournament matches—all heroes will be available.
  • Matches are first-to-three map wins until the finals, which will be first-to-four maps.
  • Higher-seeded teams pick the first map.
  • The losing team of each map picks the next map in the series.
  • In case of draws, the team that picked the previous map picks again.

The teams competing are these:

  • North America (13 teams): Atlanta Reign, Boston Uprising, Dallas Fuel, Florida Mayhem, Houston Outlaws, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, Paris Eternal, Philadelphia Fusion, San Francisco Shock, Toronto Defiant, Vancouver Titans, and Washington Justice
  • Asia (7 teams): Chengdu Hunters, Guangzhou Charge, Hangzhou Spark, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, Shanghai Dragons, and Seoul Dynasty