Overwatch League (OWL)

Twitch has been the video game streaming sector’s market leader since its inception in 2015, but YouTube is now coming for that crown. Callum McCarthy speaks to Ryan Wyatt about the platform’s aggressive move into live esports.

Fortnite player and Twitch streamer Turner 'Tfue' Tenney has become the first professional gamer to file a lawsuit against his own organisation over an unfavourable contract. Callum McCarthy asks if signifies the emergence of player power in esports.

Tickets to the first-ever home market matches in Overwatch League history have sold out

Atlanta and Guangzhou have landed new teams in the Overwatch League as part of the first wave of expansion for the second season of the esports competition

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US video game developer Activision Blizzard is lining up new teams representing Paris and Guangzhou for its Overwatch League esports competition as part of a broader expansion process, according to ESPN.com.

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Kraft Sports and Entertainment CMO Jennifer Ferron sat down with SportBusiness International at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, to explain why the Kraft Group got involved in the Overwatch League and what it is looking to gain from the investment.