Overwatch Contenders, the first stage of Overwatch League, begins June 3

Overwatch League

The Overwatch League is kicking off next month with Overwatch Contenders. This new event will be a showcase of the League’s potential, as well as a way for potential team buyers to scout out talent.

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Of course, the players taking part will also be eligible for some lovely cash prizes, with a hefty prize pool of $50k per region.

The Open Qualifiers begin on June 3 in the US and June 10 in the EU. The Group Stages being June 17 in the EU and a day later in the US. The final Playoffs, in which the last eight teams battle for supremacy, start on July 1 in the EU and a day after in the US.

Anyone who makes it to the Playoffs will be eligible for some cash. Here’s how the prizes break down:

  • 1st – $30k
  • 2nd – $12k
  • 3rd and 4th – $4.8k each
  • 5th and 6th – $3k each
  • 7th and 8th – $1.2k each

For more details, head over to the Overwatch Contenders site.