Little by little the dates on which the different competitions of the year will be held are coming to light, this time the moment has come for Blizzard’s game, the Overwatch League 2021. And, although BlizzConline showed us progress on Overwatch 2, today is still marked by the first title of the saga. Thus, the Overwatch League will return for the fourth time next April 16th.
The Overwatch League will distribute 4.25 million dollars
As the calendar has shown, the total duration of the tournament will be 19 weeks and once again divide the teams into two regions. Two founding teams, the Houston Outlaws and the Dallas Fuel, will open the competition with him. opening match. There will also be novelties in this 2021 season, among which the withdrawal of the phases and a tournament division bautizados como May Melee, June Joust, Summer Showdown y Countdown Cup.
Will be three weeks with which the competition has. The best teams will advance to a phase of direct eliminations and with them it will be decided who is the champion from each of the regions. Both winners will be the ones who fight to win him qualification from that moment. It should be noted that all these rounds will serve to add the so-called League Points to the locker of each team that will help to climb positions in the general ranking and, therefore, get a place in the coveted playoffs.
Finally, Blizzard has decided reduce prize pool of the 2021 Overwatch League. This way, instead of distributing the usual 5 million dollars, the total prize will go to $ 4.25 million. This will be distributed as follows: the champion will get 1.5 million, the second will get $ 700,000 and the third 350,000. The rest of the prizes will be distributed among the other five classified to the playoffs.