The Overwatch League will be broadcast on Twitch

The Overwatch League will be broadcast on Twitch

Blizzard is officially kicking off the first season of the Overwatch League on January 10 with three different matchups between teams comprised of the top players in the world.

Excited for the Overwatch League? MLG president Pete Vlastelica insisted a distribution deal would be done in time for the start of the League, but the delay in finalization has meant that teams are having a tough time securing sponsors.

Anyone hoping to get their hands on a League skin for their favorite team and character will be able to do so without actually buying any League tokens. With multiple quality options for viewers with poor internet connections, cheers capabilities and the one-of-a-kind organism that is Twitch chat, watching live video games on Twitch is an experiencing that now can't be replicated anywhere else.

Fifty percent of revenue from the Overwatch League skins will go to a shared pot for the teams.

Overwatch League home-team skins are now available in-game via the League Token system, which allows players to support the Overwatch League team (or teams!) of their choice.

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Both Sanchez and Mahrez would welcome moves, with the former keen to join back up with former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola . Sanchez was not included in Arsenal's embarrassing FA Cup loss to Nottingham Forest .

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The new update doesn't add the Mercy and Junkrat nerfs that are now being tested in the PTR, but it does make some character changes. San Francisco Shock Torbjörn.

In massive news for the esports industry, popular online streaming service Twitch has partnered with the Overwatch League in order to provide a steady outlet to broadcast the league's first two seasons to internet users and esports fans across the globe. If for some reason you felt inclined to buy every single one of these new skins, it would cost you just shy of $1,200.

Each skin costs 100 League Tokens - the new in-game currency introduced to separate OWL purchases from the rest of the game. Many of these are centered around fixing Doomfist, a character who has been recently plagued with a number of erratic gameplay bugs that made it hard to achieve consistent results. Click through to the patch notes to read all of the fine details.

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