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February 15, 2019
Overwatch esports league is ready for the road
Commissioner Nate Nanzer envisions his players becoming “global superstars,” seen in the same light as Lionel Messi or LeBron James.
By JAKE SEINER
AP Sports Writer
The Overwatch League packed Brooklyn’s Barclays Center during a two-night championship between the London Spitfire and Philadelphia Fusion.
With eight new franchises and plans to take its regular season on the road, the Overwatch League is opening its second year a few steps closer to its goal of becoming a truly global, city-based esports league.
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