The Overwatch League Playoffs are starting on September 28th. The perfect blend of holiday season and eSports events making things exciting. The top teams from the East and West regions are ready to compete for the championship.
The playoffs this year will be happening in Toronto, Canada at the Mattamy Athletic Centre.
If we look back at the history of the Overwatch League Playoffs, they have been held four times so far starting in 2018 when the first season took place. The Playoffs have always been very exciting experience so far. This year too we expect it to be even more fabulous.
Here is a look at the history of the Overwatch League Playoffs winners:
2018: The London Spitfire defeated the Philadelphia Fusion in the Grand Finals to win the first Overwatch League championship.
2019: The San Francisco Shock defeated the Vancouver Titans in the Grand Finals to win the second Overwatch League championship.
2020: The San Francisco Shock defeated the Seoul Dynasty in the Grand Finals to win their second consecutive Overwatch League championship.
2021: The Shanghai Dragons defeated the Atlanta Reign in the Grand Finals to win their first Overwatch League championship.
Play-In Tournament: The Play-In Tournament will determine the final two teams to qualify for the Playoffs. The Play-In Tournament will be held on September 26th and 27th, 2023.
Group Stage: The Playoffs will feature a double-elimination group stage. The top two teams from each group will advance to the Grand Finals. The Group Stage will be taking place on September 28th and 29th, 2023.
Grand Finals: The Grand Finals will be a single-elimination match between the top two teams from the Group Stage. The Grand Finals will be held on October 1st, 2023.
Participating Teams in Overwatch League Playoffs 2023
Here are the teams that have qualified for the Overwatch League Playoffs:
- Dallas Fuel
- Houston Outlaws
- Los Angeles Gladiators
- San Francisco Shock
- Seoul Dynasty
- Vancouver Titans
- Hangzhou Spark
- London Spitfire
- New York Excelsior
- Philadelphia Fusion
The playoffs will be played in a double-elimination bracket, with the top two teams from each region advancing to the Grand Finals. The Grand Finals will take place on October 1st, and will be a single-elimination match.
The Overwatch League Playoffs are one of the most exciting events of the year for Overwatch fans. The top teams from around the world will be competing for the championship, and the matches are sure to be close and competitive.
If you are a fan of Overwatch, I encourage you to tune into the Overwatch League Playoffs. It is a great way to see the best Overwatch players in the world compete at the highest level.