Push The Point #24: Pleadin’ to Zieben

September 4th, 2019

There’s a lot to cover this week as play ins conclude, and season playoffs start up! This week, Ramses and Lobosco break down the week’s news, including the season award winners for the Dennis Hawelka Award and this season’s role star winners. We talk about the respective winners, their performance, their impact on the league, and the role in the league going forward. We also talk about the roster reveal for Team USA’s final 7. We discuss the player selection process and what to expect from the team during world cup.

Next, we discuss the results of the play in tournament, including the scores of each game, notable performances, and the outlook for the bracket winners going in to season playoffs. We go on to discuss the bracket going into the season playoff tourney. We cover expected performances, players to watch, and make our intial predictions for week 1 of the playoffs.

Finally, we analyze the emerging Sigma/Orisa meta, and its rotating selection of DPS heroes. We discuss which players seem to be thriving in this patch, and which hero selections stand to make the most impact. We also discuss the announced ticket prices for the Season 3 Homestands next year, and cover the recent twitter moves from new Houston Outlaws owner Lee Zieben.

Hosts

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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