Overwatch League

Overwatch League

Prize Money Awarded:
$25,316,500.00 From 49 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$630,349.21
2.Korea, Republic of StrikerKwon, Nam Joo$570,825.39
3.Korea, Republic of smurfYoo, Myeong Hwan$473,015.86
4.Korea, Republic of FearlessLee, Eui Seok$469,146.82
5.Korea, Republic of LIPLee, Jae Won$461,692.46
6.Korea, Republic of FletaKim, Byung Seon$426,021.47
7.United States superMatthew DeLisi$413,563.49
8.United States MothGrant Espe$412,313.49
9.Korea, Republic of ChoiHyoBinChoi, Hyo Bin$406,063.49
10.Korea, Republic of FielderKwon, Joon$376,644.84
11.Korea, Republic of IzayakiKim, Min Chul$364,438.49
12.Korea, Republic of EdisonKim, Tae Hoon$345,565.48
13.Korea, Republic of VoidKang, Jun Woo$341,597.22
14.Korea, Republic of ANSLee, Seon Chang$340,438.49
15.Korea, Republic of ProfitPark, Joon Yeong$337,757.57
16.Korea, Republic of LeeJaeGonLee, Jae Gon$333,049.60
17.Korea, Republic of Sp9rk1eKim, Young Han$309,285.71
18.Korea, Republic of MER1TChoi, Tae Min$306,976.19
19.Korea, Republic of GestureHong, Jae Hee$299,424.24
20.Korea, Republic of BdosinChoi, Seung Tae$296,924.24
21.Korea, Republic of PelicanOh, Se Hyun$289,166.67
22.Korea, Republic of ChiYoHan, Hyeon-Seok$287,053.57
23.Korea, Republic of birdringKim, Ji Hyuk$265,317.09
24.Korea, Republic of FaTeKoo, Pan Seung$263,847.22
25.Korea, Republic of FuryKim, Jun Ho$261,443.72

Top Games

 Game NamePrize Money
1.» Overwatch$18,017,500.00
2.» Overwatch 2$7,299,000.00

Online/LAN Breakdown

LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$11,106,500.0043.87%

Top Countries

 Country NamePrize Money
1.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$24,306,700.14
2.China China$3,875,500.06
3.United States United States$3,237,346.34
4.United Kingdom United Kingdom$637,095.13
5.Finland Finland$494,348.79
6.Sweden Sweden$452,420.61
7.France France$367,672.28
8.Canada Canada$279,494.39
9.Spain Spain$137,757.94
10.Thailand Thailand$114,033.33