Overwatch World Cup 2023: A Deep Dive into the Schedule, Teams, and Players

Overwatch World Cup 2023: A Deep Dive into the Schedule, Teams, and Players

21. October 2023 by Valentin Pasetti

The gaming world is abuzz with the return of the highly anticipated Overwatch World Cup 2023. Gamers and enthusiasts from all corners of the globe eagerly await the spectacle. From schedules and team listings to star players and surprise entries, let’s unravel all the details of this global gaming phenomenon.

The 2023 Line-Up


Spanning continents, the Overwatch World Cup 2023 boasts a diverse range of teams. Sixteen teams have secured their spots, with China receiving a special invitation. Here’s a breakdown of the qualifiers:

  • North and South America:
    • United States
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Colombia
    • Brazil
  • Asia:
    • South Korea
    • Japan
    • Hong Kong
    • Australia
    • Thailand
    • China (Invited)
  • Europe:
    • Great Britain
    • Spain
    • France
    • Finland
  • Middle East:
    • Saudi Arabia

Road to the World Cup: Team Trials

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The journey to the Overwatch World Cup is paved with challenges. This year, the top-performing Overwatch 2 teams in each World Cup Trial took home a hefty $2,000 USD. These victorious teams then advanced to the Team Tryouts phase, culminating in the crucial Team Selection stage.

Americas Group A

  • Canada: Not Americans
  • Costa Rica: Hellcats Esports
  • Guatemala: Team Frijolitows
  • Mexico: Midnight [Advanced to the Overwatch World Cup Group Stage]
  • Puerto Rico: Nix Boriquas
  • United States: Greaseballs [Advanced to the Overwatch World Cup Group Stage]

Americas Group B

  • Argentina: Improvisados
  • Brazil: War Pigs
  • Chile: Free Agent Boyz
  • Colombia: Mondongos
  • Ecuador: Yapingacho
  • Peru: Team poke

Europe and Middle East Group A

  • Belgium: The Wild Boars
  • France: les gars si
  • United Kingdom: MWaimone
  • Italy: NO ITAS HERE
  • Netherlands: Koning Willem FC
  • Spain: AndrĂ©s Iniesta

Europe and Middle East Group B

  • Germany: German Crusaders
  • Norway: Funnyguys!
  • Poland: Fakejake’s path to t2
  • Saudi Arabia: Burn out fire
  • Sweden: Nangijala Outlaws
  • Turkey: Istanbul Janissaries

Asia-Pacific Group A

  • Taiwan: Roll Momo
  • Hong Kong: Cheng Du Brothers
  • Indonesia: BANG MESSI
  • Japan: VARREL
  • Philippines: Winton overwat
  • South Korea: An Elite

Asia-Pacific Group B

  • Australia: Ceebs
  • New Zealand: South Auckland Drillas
  • Singapore: LE SSERAFIM
  • India: LINEAR
  • Malaysia: Top Skills College Gaming
  • Thailand: DAF E-sport

Recomendaciones Finales

The Overwatch World Cup 2023 promises fierce competition and unexpected turns, with the world’s best teams vying for supremacy. Fans worldwide should mark their calendars and gear up for an electrifying gaming experience.