There are a lot of things to keep track of in the burgeoning Overwatch scene and it’s become increasingly difficult to keep up with it all. Never fear as the GosuGamers Competitive Recap is here! We’ve compiled all the Overwatch news that’s fit to print.
Released every week, the Competitive Recap compiles all the tournament and important news that’s happened since the last recap. Whether you’re interested in big news, or want to stay updated on changes in teams, you can always tune in every Thursday to see if there’s anything you’ve missed.
After a close, but not too close, Asian Qualifier for MSI MGA’s LAN Finals, KongDoo Panthera was selected as the third and final qualifying team. They will represent Asia in London, joined by RiseNation, Ninjas in Pyjamas and the special invitee.
Speaking of the special invitee, it was announced that MSI selected Fnatic as their personal champions. Fnatic, without iddqd, will joined the other three teams and play for the $75,000 prizepool.
MLG, as part of Activision Blizzard, is hosting a 3 day gaming festival in Las Vegas. A big part of the appeal for us is the announced $100,000 invitational!
With Season 2 ending soon, Blizzard has already started testing new changes for Season 3. Read about them in our article, and then go experience them on the PTR.
Are you one of those people who has been longing for a way to participate in or spectate true 1v1 battles? Well now you can do either!
The ever-busy ChanmanV has taken the initiative of setting up an eSports specific gameshow, featuring your favourite streamers and pro players. The first episode was hosted by ZP, and featured some well known Overwatch personalities.
Unique GosuGamers Content:
Torbjörn was one of the latest recipients of balance changes, and some significant ones at that. You can test his new Armour functionality out now on the PTR. Meanwhile, we are still left waiting on Symmetra’s upcoming changes that, we hope, will help her become viable again.
Having a hard time playing against (good) Tracers? We created a nice video for you that highlights how to counter her, and how the pros do it.
LunaticHai, arguably the best Korean team right now, became quite a fright when they managed to defeat western teams like Rogue and EnVyUs a few times over. As such, we decided to get to know these great Korean players a little bit better.
In this feature, Harsha shares his thoughts on the current worldwide Overwatch scene and the, in his eyes, top team right now: Rogue.
Sideshow is back with another Up for Debate. In this one, he takes a look and (re)considers Blizzard’s new approach to testing changes on the PTR.
Minor Transfers & Team News:
Iddqd and Fnatic decided to part ways this week. Even though the Fnatic roster was increasingly successful, they are now looking to get a solid replacement and continue that streak.
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