the Los Angeles Gladiators, with the Dallas Fuel taking on the Seoul Dynasty in the nightcap.
The Overwatch League has the chance to remake esports.
This agreement also builds on the existing relationship between Twitch and Blizzard Entertainment, the publisher for Overwatch (which is a game for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One).
Yet the league does face some hurdles: Tracking site Esports Earnings reports that Overwatch wasn’t in the top 5 in 2017 — it’s a world in which League of Legends, Dota 2, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive dominate.
The streaming site, an arm of Amazon after a 2014 acquisition, is the most popular place to watch live esports, be it on the web or on mobile or even consoles.