Toronto Esports Club Leaves Overwatch Citing Name Dispute with Blizzard

The operator of the Boston Uprising’s Overwatch Contenders affiliate is leaving the league. The Toronto Esports Club cited a dispute with Blizzard about using “Toronto” in its name as grounds for leaving. Boston Uprising GM Chris Loranger said the organization … Read More

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Nenking Group Names Its Overwatch League Franchise Guangzhou Charge

The first of three new Chinese OWL expansion teams will be called the Guangzhou Charge. Blue and green tints in the team’s logo represent the contrasts in nature around Guangzhou’s region. The Charge are the fourth out of eight expansion … Read More

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DM-Esports Unveils Paris Eternal Brand for Overwatch League Expansion Franchise

The Paris Eternal have become the third OWL expansion team to launch their brand. The team’s French-influenced roster is complemented by a Gallic rooster logo. The blue, burgundy, white, and gold Eternal colors embody the franchise’s strongly French theme. DM-Esports … Read More

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Michael Jordan, Drake Find Investment Opportunities in Esports

Drake and Michael Jordan find investment opportunities in esports, the Toronto and Atlanta Overwatch League franchises unveil their team brands, and Activision Blizzard picks up another North American sports executive… Missed any of the biggest esports business news last week? … Read More

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Toronto Overwatch League Expansion Team Unveils Defiant Name, Branding

The newly-named team will be branded using red, white, black and grey. The Defiant name was chosen to resemble the resilience of Toronto’s citizens. Defiant’s launch party closely aligns with OWL’s emphasis activating regional fan bases. Toronto’s Overwatch League  expansion … Read More

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