Overwatch League Will Bring Back Live Events In September

The Overwatch League will wrap up its 2021 season with a return to live events this September.

The post-season will start on 4th September with online regional play-in matches leading to a double elimination playoff bracket on 16 September. The Grand Finals will be on 25 September. Both the playoffs and Grand Finals will be played in front of a live audience.

These are the teams who are qualified for the playoff brackets:


  • Atlanta Reign
  • Boston Uprising
  • Dallas Fuel
  • Florida Mayhem
  • Houston Outlaws
  • London Spitfire
  • Los Angeles Gladiators
  • Paris Eternal
  • San Francisco Shock
  • Toronto Defiant
  • Vancouver Titans


  • Chengdu Hunters
  • Guangzhou Charge
  • Hangzhou Spark
  • Los Angeles Valiant
  • New York Excelsior
  • Philadelphia Fusion
  • Shanghai Dragons
  • Seoul Dynasty

The playoffs will take place at the Esports Stadium Arlington in Texas, while the Grand Finals will go down on 25 September at Galen Center in Los Angeles. Tickets for both will go on sale in August; hooray for those who live in countries without travel bans. Because of, well, COVID-19 still lingering around.

Author: Mr Toffee

Mr Toffee is a writer, editor, & all-around video game words guy for 9 years, give or take. He also did some story for games like Chain Chronicle and some podcasting on the side. Likes: bacon, Metallica, jogging. Hates: raccoons, oblivion. Twitter: @MrToffee

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