With the group stage of the 2017 Overwatch World Cup on the horizon, the national committees of the 32 qualified countries have been hard at work, crafting the perfect teams to represent their nations in a series of live events around the globe. These teams will be descending on four cities, where they will fight for glory and the eight spots in the Overwatch World Cup playoffs at BlizzCon in November.
The search for the strongest nation in the world will take the Overwatch World Cup Group Stage to countries on four separate continents. China, Australia, Poland, and the United States will play host to eight nations each at vibrant, action-packed live event, and this is your chance to be a part of it.
Please visit worldcup.playoverwatch.com or see below for information on the group stage venues, dates, ticket sales and team rosters.
Group Stage Venues and Dates
Shanghai, China at YUN SPACE: July 14-16
Sydney, Australia at The Star Events Centre: July 21-23
Katowice, Poland at ESL Studios: August 4-6
USA: more information coming soon
See below. Rosters for all 32 teams are available on the website.