On Tuesday, The Dallas Fuel's Brandon "Seagull" Larned retired from professional Overwatch to take up full-time streaming on Twitch. Seagull explained a lot of reasons for why he decided to stop playing, but made note of the impact it had on his mental health. "That whole time though, I had to sacrifice a lot of things. Like a lot of my personal life, a lot of my mental and physical health," Seagull said during his stream. "I had a lot of problems playing, but it was all worth it because I got to compete."
The Overwatch League Grand Finals kick off this Friday, and if you're willing to throw some cash into the pot, you can get your hands on an exclusive Overwatch League D.Va skin.
In a pretty stunning move, it's just been announced that Overwatch League will be coming to your television on the ESPN, Disney, and ABC family of networks -- starting tonight.
You can watch Overwatch League for free on Twitch...
When the inaugural Overwatch League games began, there weren't a whole lot of ways to earn the in-game League Tokens -- used for buying the unique team skins -- outside of spending real money.
Twitch announced an overhaul of its community guidelines and moderation policies this week and clarified its position on a number of behaviors that could cause a streamer to be banned or suspended.
Update: Nicole Carpenter at Dot Esports reported earlier today a Blizzard rep says this is a test which is now over.
Today, the Overwatch League announced over 10 million unique viewers tuned in to watch the league's opening week across all platforms.
After the Overwatch League officially began with preseason show matches in December exclusively on MLG.tv -- i.e., not Twitch -- lots of people were wondering whether this would continue with the regular season.
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