Overwatch League

Overwatch League

Prize Money Awarded:
$24,899,000.00 From 45 Tournaments
Recorded Date Range:
2018-01-10 to

The Overwatch League (abbreviated as "OWL") is the primary league for Overwatch esports owned and operated by Blizzard Entertainment. The league debuted in 2018 with 12 city-based franchise teams competing for $3.5 million in prize money, and a $1 million grand prize in the playoffs at the end of the season.

The 12 inaugural teams of the 2018 season were the Boston Uprising, Florida Mayhem, Houston Outlaws, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, and Philadelphia Fusion in the Atlantic Division, and the Dallas Fuel, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, San Francisco Shock, Seoul Dynasty, and Shanghai Dragons in the Pacific Division.

Eight more expansion teams were added in the 2019 season: the Atlanta Reign, Paris Eternal, Toronto Defiant, and Washington Justice in the Atlantic Division, and the Chengdu Hunters, Guangzhou Charge, Hangzhou Spark, and Vancouver Titans in the Pacific Division.

Top Players

 Player IDPlayer NameTotal (League)
1.Korea, Republic of Viol2tPark, Min Ki$566,063.50
2.Korea, Republic of FearlessLee, Eui Seok$450,396.82
3.Korea, Republic of smurfYoo, Myeong Hwan$408,730.15
4.Korea, Republic of StrikerKwon, Nam Joo$406,539.68
5.Korea, Republic of FielderKwon, Joon$376,644.84
6.United States superMatthew DeLisi$349,277.78
7.United States MothGrant Espe$348,027.78
8.Korea, Republic of IzayakiKim, Min Chul$345,688.49
9.Korea, Republic of EdisonKim, Tae Hoon$345,565.48
10.Korea, Republic of ChoiHyoBinChoi, Hyo Bin$341,777.78
11.Korea, Republic of LIPLee, Jae Won$337,942.46
12.Korea, Republic of RascalKim, Dong Jun$328,944.44
13.Korea, Republic of VoidKang, Jun Woo$322,847.22
14.Korea, Republic of LeeJaeGonLee, Jae Gon$314,299.60
15.Korea, Republic of TwilightLee, Joo Seok$314,000.00
16.Korea, Republic of Sp9rk1eKim, Young Han$309,285.71
17.Korea, Republic of FletaKim, Byeong Seon$307,271.47
18.Korea, Republic of MER1TChoi, Tae Min$306,976.19
19.Korea, Republic of ProfitPark, Joon Yeong$298,796.53
20.Korea, Republic of PelicanOh, Se Hyun$289,166.67
21.Korea, Republic of ChiYoHan, Hyeon-Seok$287,053.57
22.Korea, Republic of ANSLee, Seon Chang$276,152.78
23.Korea, Republic of birdringKim, Ji Hyuk$265,317.09
24.Korea, Republic of FaTeKoo, Pan Seung$263,847.22
25.Korea, Republic of GestureHong, Jae Hee$260,463.20

Top Games

 Game NamePrize Money
1.» Overwatch$17,600,000.00
2.» Overwatch 2$7,299,000.00

Online/LAN Breakdown

LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$10,689,000.0042.93%

Top Countries

 Country NamePrize Money
1.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$20,092,134.90
2.United States United States$3,402,573.61
3.China China$1,166,497.51
4.United Kingdom United Kingdom$601,592.23
5.Japan Japan$584,291.67
6.Finland Finland$472,873.35
7.Sweden Sweden$456,236.02
8.France France$315,994.08
9.Canada Canada$279,494.39
10.Israel Israel$182,455.36