ESL UK to cancel their upcoming tournament due to Overwatch League

ESL UK to cancel their upcoming tournament due to Overwatch League

ESL UK have announced the cancellation of their upcoming tournament Overwatch Premiership. This event was the first major event to be held in UK following the disaster of MSL MGI Tournament.

However in their latest post, it has been revealed that they will be cancelling their latest tournament. This is in lieu of the upcoming Blizzard Overwatch League. The Overwatch League is a upcoming league which is deemed as a revolutionary idea.

The Overwatch League will provide a security to the players who will be given the benefits of a registered and lawful league. It will setup up a legalised system similar to what traditional sports have running for them

While this might be a bittersweet moment for UK eSports, it is a promising tell that Blizzard is communicating to the Tournament organisers their future plans.

 

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