Live events are coming to the 2019 season of Overwatch Contenders. The program’s eight regions will take part in interregional tournaments in a pair of live Showdown events featuring double-elimination-style brackets. Top performing teams will also secure spots for their region to compete in the Contenders Gauntlet live event later in the year.
The Pacific Showdown will take place from May 24–26 and will host the best teams from the Contenders Australia, China, Korea, and Pacific regions. The Atlantic Showdown will take place the following week from May 31 to June 2. Teams in the two North America regions, as well as Europe and South America, will participate in that tournament.Top-performing regions will send their teams from Overwatch Contenders 2019 Season 2 to the Gauntlet, which takes places from October 10–13 following the conclusion of the 2019 Overwatch League season. The location and the specific format of the Gauntlet and Showdown tournaments will be announced soon.
More information is available in our latest Contenders blog. Stay up to date on the latest Overwatch Path to Pro news by visiting the official website or by following Overwatch Contenders on Twitch and Twitter.