Blizzard News

December 27, 2021

What we want to see from WoW Esports in 2022 – AWC, MDI, RTWF, BGs

While WoW has never been the pinnacle of esports, but it certainly fills the void for a lot of players who enjoy the game and want some kind of competitive…
Esports News
October 5, 2021

OWL 2021 Roster Changes and Player Droppings

The 2021 season of the Overwatch League saw a new format and a lot of ups and downs. In the end, Shanghai Dragons claimed victory after a season that saw…
Esports News
September 21, 2021

Overwatch League Playoffs & Finals + Overwatch 2 Updates

The Overwatch League 2021 season has been a little turbulent. There have been major sponsorship dropouts, a mix of online and offline play, and a big upset to the standings…
September 15, 2021

WoW MDI Season 2 – Mythic Dungeon Group Recap and Finals Preview

Since its launch, the MDI competition for World of Warcraft has been one of their most exciting competitive events. While it isn’t exactly their oldest, the MDI tournament takes a…
Esports News
September 7, 2021

Overwatch League 2021 Playoffs – Bracket and Predictions

The Overwatch League 2021 Season has had its fair share of ups and downs with a lot of major upsets in the standings of the teams. With the season drawing…
Esports News
July 29, 2021

OWL Countdown Cup Preview – Expectations and Match Predictions

The Overwatch League’s 2021 season has been running a bit differently this time around. The Season’s new tournament format has made a big change from last year’s events. However, it…
July 20, 2021

Race to World First: Echo clutches win in Sanctum of Domination

Echo managed to bring Sylvanas down to 45% and finally finish the Race to World First Sanctum of Domination. The kill was 48 hours in the making, as the race…
July 15, 2021

Toronto Ultra and Bud Light partnership marks the beginning of a new era

Toronto Ultra recently announced a partnership with a Bud Light, becoming the first franchised team in the Blizzard competitive ecosystem to do so. This comes after Activision/Blizzard made an announcement…
July 14, 2021

Warcraft Gold League 2021 Summer Season Day 3 Favorites and Match Predictions

Warcraft Gold League 2021 (WGL 2021) Summer Season is the second most anticipated tournament in Warcraft’s Esports scene. While veterans enthusiastically build their barracks and conquer creep camps, let’s take…
July 14, 2021

OWL Summer Showdown Finals – Match Predictions & Recap

Overwatch League’s third major tournament of the year has gotten underway. The first weekend saw some fun games, but also a good number of teams returning to in-person crowds for…
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Blizzard Esports News

Without a doubt, Blizzard esports are some of the biggest in the entire industry. Activision-Blizzard has one of if not the biggest war chests in the gaming world, and thus quite a few of its games find success as esports. You’ll struggle to go a day with Blizzard esports news, and this is where you can find them all!

Chief among Blizzard’s games is Overwatch – the Overwatch League is one of the biggest esports leagues in the world, although people often wonder “is Overwatch League dying?. Be sure to check out the newest info on the League and everything to do with it right here!

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The most popular Blizzard games

Of all the esports games that Blizzard has created over the years, the most popular ones are titles like Overwatch, Hearthstone and StarCraft II. There is also a small esports scene for Blizzard title World of Warcraft – the MMORPG has its own esports modes. While most people know it as one of the best MMORPGs out there, fewer people know about its esports side.

Of these esports titles, StarCraft II is by far the oldest – yet despite being over a decade old, the answer to the question ‘Is StarCraft still popular’ is a resounding YES. Especially in South Korea, SC fans are more than happy to play and bet on StarCraft II regularly. Despite its insane popularity, Blizzard have not yet confirmed if there will be a StarCraft 3 – many fans would certainly welcome a sequel in the decades-old franchise!

Surrounding the pros

In addition to the lively esports scenes themselves, there is also plenty of infrastructure around the pro competitions – from amateur leagues to betting providers, just about everyone likes to get in on Blizzard esports. Esports betting does not shy away from betting on Overwatch, for example.

Overwatch also has an entire second league to go with the regular OWL – the Contenders league, with its own set of teams and events every season. In other words – Overwatch fans always have esports news to check up on!

Hearthstone – a phenomenon

Compared to games like Overwatch – part of the popular shooter genre – Hearthstone is in a category of its own. The trading card game has a huge number of players and fans, yet is practically unique in the esports league.

Players spend endless amounts of time creating the best Hearthstone decks to compete with, and which cards they select really does make a huge difference. The elaborate set up and variety of cards in the game give it a huge appeal to fans of both esports and Hearthstone betting.

The future of Blizzard esports

In no small part of because of Blizzard-Activision’s dedication to keep Blizzard esports at the top, their games continue to grow and become ever more popular. More fans than ever are joining in on the fun, and even the Overwatch League itself gets expanded season-by-season – so don’t worry about running out of Blizzard esports news any time soon!

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