In Episode 3 of the MEKAcast, Eric and Ashton discuss Mike Morhaime's comments on loot boxes in Overwatch, the passing of community legend INTERNETHULK, the impact of ult disruptions on the current meta, and the upcoming schedule for the Overwatch League.
In Episode 3 of the MEKAcast, Eric and Ashton discuss Mike Morhaime’s comments on loot boxes in Overwatch, the passing of community legend INTERNETHULK, the impact of ult disruptions on the current meta, and the upcoming schedule for the Overwatch League. Finally, we dive into the rosters for two of the league’s inaugural lineup.
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Show Notes and Format
- Preseason Tickets are available - Ticket Sales
- Dallas Fuel Secure Jack In The Box - Twitter
- Max Bateman, the former manager of the SF Shock, was fired after a Twitch streamer called Krystlin claimed she had been sexually assaulted by him. -
- Dennis “INTERNETHULK” Hawelka,
former Team Liquid Overwatch coach, passes - Twitter
- Mike Morhaime doesn’t believe Overwatch belongs in the recent loot box controversy sweeping the gaming industry - Vg247
Patch Notes and Balance Changes
- PTR Notes
- The state of ult interruptions since 10/10/17 - Reddit
- Dive into the rosters and scheduling for OWL
- Rosters announced - Overwatch League
- Scheduling for inaugural season detailed - Overwatch League
- December 6–9: all 12 teams, exhibition matches live at the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles
- Four stages, 5 weeks each; official matches are Wed. through Sat.; two title matches at the end of each stage
- Stage 1: January 10—February 10
- Stage 2: February 21—March 24
- Stage 3: April 4—May 5
- Stage 4: May 16—June 16
- Pacific Division: Dallas Fuel, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, San Francisco Shock, Seoul Dynasty, Shanghai Dragons
- Atlantic Division: Boston Uprising, Florida Mayhem, Houston Outlaws, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, Philadelphia Fusion
- Deep Dive
- Boston Uprising
- Dallas Fuel
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