The competitive scene of Overwatch 2 is set to experience an exhilarating year, as the detailed schedule for the Overwatch Champions Series (OWCS) 2024 has been revealed. Initially announced in January 2024, the series promises to revitalize the Overwatch 2 community with a packed calendar of events spanning from February to November.
Key Stages and Dates of OWCS 2024
- Major – DreamHack Dallas: May 31-June 2
- Finals – DreamHack Stockholm: November 22-24
OWCS Format: A Deep Dive
The OWCS begins with the Qualifiers, comprising nine intense rounds. The best 16 teams will progress to the Group Stage, where they’ll compete to be the top two teams in each group. These teams will then advance to the Main Event, which will follow a rigorous double-elimination format.
Toronto Defiant are making their return to Overwatch Champions Series! 👀
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— GGRecon (@GGReconGaming) February 7, 2024
Community Response to OWCS Schedule
The Overwatch 2 community has voiced considerable dissatisfaction with Blizzard’s recent decisions. The release of the OWCS schedule has reignited discussions, especially regarding Blizzard’s controversial move of releasing prominent caster and analyst Soe Gschwind, along with other key talents.
Overview of the Overwatch Champions Series (OWCS)
The 2024 Overwatch Champions Series is not just a series of gaming events; it’s a narrative of competition, community, and change. As we follow the journey from the qualifiers to the epic finale, each stage promises to showcase the pinnacle of Overwatch 2 gameplay and strategy. Stay tuned for a year of unparalleled esports action.