With the unlucky unfold of the COVID-19 epidemic, increasingly worldwide conferences, occasions and exhibitions are being cancelled or rescheduled. Becoming a member of in an extended line of casualties such because the MWC 2020, RSA Convention and Fb’s San Francisco summit, Blizzard Leisure’s Overwatch League 2020 (OWL 2020) is the newest sufferer of the coronavirus outbreak.
In an announcement made by Blizzard on the official web site for its e-sports league, the online game firm introduced that the matches which had been beforehand scheduled to happen in China and had been just lately cancelled will now be held in Seoul, South Korea, as an alternative.
This weekend marks the date the Overwatch League was set to debut in China. We promised actual time updates on rescheduling matches, and at the moment we’ve extra info for our #OWL2020 followers 🧡
Newest replace right here https://t.co/DAxdrV80rC
— Overwatch League (@overwatchleague) February 14, 2020
As acknowledged within the press launch, the matches which have been moved to Seoul will happen over the course of a number of days in the course of the sixth and seventh weeks of the season. The remainder of the schedule for this years’ league, OWL 2020, will stay unchanged.
Though the Overwatch League 2020 has already kicked off, Blizzard is but to disclose the precise dates and instances for the rescheduled matches. Hopefully, these particulars shall be revealed someday quickly, seeing because the competitors is already underway.
Because of YouTube’s partnership with Activision Blizzard, all matches from the e-sports competitors shall be streamed reside on the Overwatch League’s official YouTube channel.
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