The lowdown on the upcoming OWL 2020 Playoffs

OWL 2020 Playoffs Kick Off September

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The OWL 2020 playoffs

The OWL 2020 playoffs coming soon

The Overwatch League Playoffs 2020 are coming to YouTube on September 3. The teams are split into the Asian and North American regions and they will compete for a $4 Million Dollars prize pool over the next couple of months. The Grand Finals are set for October 10 - What team are you rooting for? We have all the details right here.

There are 13 teams in the NA region as every Team in the league has a chance to qualify for the Grand Finals Bracket. The NA Teams are:

  • Atlanta Reign
  • Boston Uprising
  • Dallas Fuel
  • Florida Mayhem
  • Houston Outlaws
  • Los Angeles Gladiators
  • Los Angeles Valiant
  • Paris Eternal
  • Philadelphia Fusion
  • San Francisco Shock
  • Toronto Defiant
  • Vancouver Titans
  • Washington Justice

Teams who performed best during the regular season of the OWL are seeded to the third round of the playoff bracket and have a second chance if they lose a match. For other teams, it is single elimination in the first and second rounds of the playoffs.

The NA Playoff Bracket

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The Na Playoff Bracket (Image Credit: OWL/Blizzard)

In the Asian region there are 7 teams that will compete in a separate playoff bracket. Here are your competitors:

  • Chengdu Hunters
  • Guangzhou Charge
  • Hangzhou Spark
  • London Spitfire
  • New York Excelsior
  • Shanghai Dragons
  • Seoul Dynasty

The Asian playoffs work the exact same way as the North American playoffs, the teams with better regular-season record enjoy the advantage of a second or third round seed.

The Asian Playoff Bracket

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The Asian Playoff Brackets (Image Credit: OWL/Blizzard)

The First Playoff Rounds

September 3 is the first set of single-elimination matches between the Huston Outlaws and the Boston Uprising followed by the Washington Justice and the Vancouver Titians. Check out the matches live on Blizzard's OWL YouTube channel.

The teams are competing for a huge prize pool in the Grand Final's Bracket:

  • 1st Place: $1.5 Million
  • 2nd Place: $750,000
  • 3rd Place: $450,000
  • 4th Place: $350,000

Teams that reach regional third place receive $250,000 and teams that reach double elimination rounds receive $75,000.

Predict Brackets and Win Prizes!

Fans of Overwatch can attempt to predict a perfect bracket and win $100,000! The contest is only open to legal residents of the United States, United Kingdom, France, and Germany who are at least 18 years old.

That's everything on the OWL 2020 playoffs, so fans of Overwatch get hyped and tune-in to see who wins! For everything esports and gaming news pick EarlyGame and keep in touch with all Overwatch news.

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