Elite national teams are skirmishing in preparation for an epic showdown on the final stage at BlizzCon 2017. Get ready for the second Overwatch World Cup!
Overwatch World Cup is a global, community-driven competition between nations (not just teams). Viewers vote for their nation’s representatives, who will select the strongest team from that nation.
Secure your nation’s spot in the Overwatch World Cup by winning Competitive Play games and pushing your Skill Rating to the top of the list! We are tracking the skill ratings of the top 100 players from every country to determine each country’s average rating. You can help your nation secure a spot in this year’s tournament by bringing your best to Competitive Play. When the qualification period ends, the top 32 nations will qualify for the World Cup! You’re powered up, heroes—so get in there!
We’re excited to expand Overwatch live events to include a total of five competitions held throughout the world, including the exciting conclusion at BlizzCon. Stay tuned for more details on each venue and how you can attend to support your team.
The Overwatch World Cup finals take place at BlizzCon 2017, where a round of 8 single-elimination matches will crown the victorious national team.
2016 saw the launch of the inaugural Overwatch World Cup with all-star players. Fan communities from all over the world nominated hundreds of the world’s most dynamic players to represent their countries.
The final sixteen national teams made the trip to BlizzCon, where single-elimination finals took South Korea’s pro players from local professional teams including Lunatic Hai and Afreeca Freecs to glory on the BlizzCon 2016 stage.
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