16 November 2017 - 15:32

The Overwatch League preseason starts December 6

The three-day preseason will be our first look at the teams.
Overwatch Staff Reporter
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Overwatch League's preseason exhibition matches will begin Dec. 6 and continue until Dec. 9.

All 12 teams will participate in the exhibition matches, with Florida Mayhem vs. Philadelphia Fusion starting it off on Dec. 6 at 7pm ET. LA Valiant vs. San Francisco Shock and Seoul Dynasty vs. Shanghai Dragons follow at 9pm ET and 11pm ET, respectively.

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On Dec. 7, LA Gladiators will take on the London Spitfire at 5pm ET, followed by Dallas Fuel vs. Houston Outlaws and New York Excelsior vs. Boston Uprising at 7pm ET and 9pm ET.

Preseason play continues through Dec. 8 and 9, though detailed schedules for those days have not been laid out. These preseason matches will be the big opening bow for these new teams. It will be a first chance for fans to see the new squads in action, and feature the debut of teams backed by some of the biggest names in sports.

After a peek into the talent of the Overwatch League, the regular season will start Jan. 10. Blizzard revealed full details of the Overwatch League regular season schedule during BlizzCon 2017 in Anaheim, California. All 12 teams will play every week across a four day schedule.

The full schedule for preseason and regular season matches is available on the Overwatch League site.

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