Push The Point #74: Overwatch League Week 26 (2020)

August 3rd, 2020

We start with coverage of the major news stories from the past week in the Overwatch League, as the Atlanta Reign sign Saucy and LR1S from Contenders to complete their roster. We cover the players’ pre-OWL histories and their prospects on the Reign roster. Next, we pay tribute to Houston Flex Support Rawkus as he retires from Overwatch to pursue a career in Valorant. We also discuss Pajion’s promotion to Head Coach with the Hangzhou Spark, and how the team hopes to benefit with a change in direction.

Next, we take a look at this week’s games, recapping our favorite moments, player performances, and more as seeding finalizes for the Countdown Cup. We go through each game from this weekend and discuss how results impact seeding and potential for the final tourney of the regular season.

Lastly, we give a preview of next week’s games as the Countdown Cup officially begins. We look at the preliminary rounds in each bracket, discuss matches with upset potential, and give our predictions for finals matchups in each region.

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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