Overwatch League Season 2: Playoffs Stage Begins This Weekend
The final Playoffs Stage of Overwatch League Season 2 begins this Friday, September 6th. It will feature eight teams that showed the best results during the regular season competing for a $3,500,000 prize pool over this month.
The playoffs stage is scheduled for September 6th – 29th. Among its participants are Vancouver Titans and New York Excelsior, the best teams of the Pacific and Atlantic divisions respectively, as well as the next four best teams of the regular season regardless of the division, including San Francisco Shock, Hangzhou Spark, Los Angeles Gladiators and Atlanta Reign. They will be joined by London Spitfire and Seoul Dynasty, the winners of the Play-In Stage.
The final stage will follow a double-elimination format, where all matches will be best-of-seven. The pairs for the quarterfinals look as follows: Vancouver Titans vs Seoul Dynasty, Hangzhou Spark vs Los Angeles Gladiators, New York Excelsior vs London Spitfire, and San Francisco Shock vs Atlanta Reign. The grand finals will be played on September 29th, the winner of which will get $1,100,000 in prize money.