Push The Point #115: OWL Week 18 (2021)
Tons of news this week from end of season awards and the wider Overwatch world as we head into Countdown Cup. #OWL2021...
We kick off with a look at this week’s news as Blizzard sees a major leadership change and potential sponsor departures in the wake of their recent harassment lawsuit. We talk about the new heads of Blizzard Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra, their previous experience in the gaming world and the response of Blizzard employees to the change. We also talk about the recent wave of Overwatch League and Call of Duty League sponsors pulling advertisements from league broadcasts, it’s effect on the present and future of the league.
We move on to our recap Week 17 in the Overwatch League as teams battle to lock down knockout seeding. We highlight the biggest plays and player performances from each matchup and discuss the potential knockout seeding as we head towards the Countdown Cup. We wrap up with a preview of next week’s games, where we discuss what matches we’re most excited to watch and make our predictions for the final 4 teams that’ll make the trip to Hawaii.
Julian is an Overwatch podcaster and host of Push the Point. He's an avid fan of Disney movies, Star Wars, and losing SR points. You can typically find him watching/playing Overwatch, or watching Jojo's Bizarre Adventure.
LoBosco is an esports broadcaster who has wandered his way over to podcasting. As if casting every chance he can wasn't enough, now he wants to talk about Overwatch League as much as he casts. You can hear him with Ramses on Push the Point.
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