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Major esports league to hold matches in Houston in 2020

Chris Mathews
Major esports league to hold matches in Houston in 2020

The Overwatch League, an esports league from gaming giant Blizzard Entertainment Inc., will host matches in Houston and other U.S. cities in 2020. The Houston Outlaws, the local franchise for the Overwatch League, will host at least two weekends of play in Houston, according to a July 16 press release. It will host teams from Atlanta, Florida, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The league is close to announcing exactly when and where the matches will be played in the Houston area, John Spiher, director of partnerships for the Houston Outlaws, told the Houston Business Journal.