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How To Watch The BlizzCon 2016 Overwatch Tournament

BlizzCon is back on the 4th & 5th of November. Get your tickets for the battle royale of Overwatch!

As we head into the last few months of 2016 and anticipate what’s to come in 2017 for us gamers, before that we must welcome BlizzCon 2016. Opening on November 4 & 5th 2016, this year’s BlizzCon will be their 10th as well as their 25th anniversary. Pretty impressive stuff Blizz. Check out the ticket details below.

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Before all the developer talks, fantastic cosplays & announcements, plenty of action is already underway with the BlizzCon eSports tournaments. Those that have already started are Heroes of the Storm & Hearthstone Group stages, with World of Warcraft yesterday (28th October). Obviously, BlizzCon will be hosting an Overwatch tournament with the group stages starting today (29th October 12PM PDT/ 8PM BST).

This year, BlizzCon have partnered with Twitch & MLG to livestream all of the eSports online and through their BlizzCon mobile app, so literally nobody has an excuse not to catch any of the games being streamed.

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Here’s the rundown of the teams that are participating in the Overwatch group stages. It’s a world cup based tournament, therefore you will have pro players representing their country.

What’s interesting about this competition is that the community helped to vote and source the potential pros to represent their own countries, based on their popularity, skill & regional tournament rankings. And now, these remaining 16 teams will battle it out to become the No 1. country in Overwatch.

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I’m excited to see how the different Pro players, who may not have played as a team before, are able to cooperate and strategise their way to victory.

Make sure to bookmark THIS LINK so you’re ready to catch the start of the Overwatch World Cup on the 29th of October!

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