The Overwatch World Cup is finally returning after a lengthy absence of three years, which ended in 2019. Between 2019 and now, there have been many changes, including the retirement of past champions and rivals. For the 2023 Overwatch World Cup, which is slated to take place in the fall of that year, India has been given a direct ticket. Here is all the information you require on the schedule, participating teams, and viewing options for the 2023 edition of the Overwatch World Cup.
Overwatch World Cup 2023: Schedule & Format
There will be two competitions to choose who gets to play on LAN prior to the main playoff event. To choose which squad will represent their nation at the World Cup, there will be trials. Then comes the online qualifier, where nations compete against one another in various groups to see who advances to the Lan Finals.
All 36 of the chosen nations will compete online in a group stage to win one of 15 slots in the Lan Finals in June. Although no specific dates have been announced, the World Cup typically begins in late October or early November. Once the precise dates are revealed, we’ll keep you informed here.
India is given a place in the 2023 Overwatch World Cup
The recent announcement by Blizzard Entertainment has only strengthened the stellar start Indian esports has had this year. India has been given a direct ticket to the 2023 Overwatch World Cup, which is slated to take place in the fall of that year.
The creators announced that 36 nations from various locations have been given berths for the upcoming world championship in an official statement. India has been granted a place in Group B of the Asia-Pacific Conference along with Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Thailand. It is one of those invited.
- Costa Rica
- Puerto Rico
- United States
EUROPE AND MIDDLE EAST
- United Kingdom
- Saudi Arabia
- Hong Kong
- South Korea
- New Zealand
China has been given a slot in the Group Stage due to the closure of Overwatch’s servers there and the nation’s historical success in World Cups. There are four seats available from the Wild Card Challenge for nations who did not participate in the online qualifier.