Competitive Play mode is your gateway to the world of Overwatch esports competition. Whether you’re a veteran on the global stage or taking your first dive into organized team play, Overwatch esports has something for players of all levels.
The Overwatch League’s city-based professional teams across the world build the most promising rosters ahead of the regular season as they chase the Overwatch League championship. Stability for players is key, with millions of dollars in bonuses on the line for Overwatch League pros alongside a minimum salary and benefits. This is the pinnacle of Overwatch esports.
The second Overwatch World Cup features tournament-level national teams, global involvement, community inclusion, and national competitions. Viewers will vote for their nation’s representatives, who will select the strongest team from that nation. Competitors advance to semifinals before battling it out at the playoffs at BlizzCon 2017!
If you and your team have what it takes to stand among the best, Overwatch Contenders is the place to prove it. This tournament series showcases top up-and-coming talent as players battle for pride and prize money across a regular season in their region. With Overwatch League teams watching, tomorrow’s stars will shine first in Contenders. Contenders begins in North America and Europe, with further expansions planned for the future.
For those who have reached a skill rating of Master or above in Competitive Play and want a bigger challenge, the Overwatch Open Division will help you become a true contender. Head over to the Open Division page to find your region’s portal, where you can find or assemble a team and learn more about facing off against other regional teams in a structured weekly format for prizes.