Push The Point #68: Overwatch League Week 20 (2020)

June 23rd, 2020

We begin with a recap of several big Contenders pickups, including Kevster and Onigod from Team Doge, and QoQ from Runaway and T1. We take a brief look at these players’ journeys before Overwatch League and how they stand to benefit their new squads. We also take a look at some organizational moves from the Hangzhou Spark as main tank Guxue and flex support Coldest begin play from China and the team officially cuts estraged DPS player Krystal from the roster.

Next, we break down this week’s games, taking a look at both the APAC and NA divisions. We break down the Asia region’s weekend of close competition as the Spark see new life, while other squads struggle for consistency. Then, we move to NA where break down a weekend of dominant performances from both normal contenders life the San Francisco Shock and surprising underdogs like the Houston Outlaws. We break down the results of each matchups as well as our most notable player debuts and performances.

Next, we look at the coming week’s games as we enter the final week of qualifiers for the Summer Showdown tournament. We also look at some other Overwatch news, including coming Genji buffs, a new community tourney from Fran, and new drama regarding the Dallas Fuel and the head coach of the Atlanta Reign.

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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