After a year that saw the homestands and the move to online play, the 2020 Overwatch League season is finally over. With the offseason already underway, over.gg has created a roster tracker that will be updated all the way up to the 2021 season.
The 2020 Overwatch League offseason is underway. Image credit: Ben Pursell for Activision Blizzard Entertainment.
- October 12: Team may begin submitting player trades for review. Team can also begin extending or signing their current players to standard contracts.
- October 16: Deadline for teams to exercise options to extend contracts that were initially signed in 2020.
- October 23: PSAs signed using the 2020 PSA template that are not extended terminate and become free agents.
- October 24: Teams may begin signing free agents for the 2021 season.
- November 13: Deadline for teams to exercise options to extend contracts that were initially signed in 2019.
- November 20: Players whose contracts are not extended become free agents. Teams and players may also agree for an early release from their contract before this date.
- January 4, 2021: Deadline for teams to have a minimum of seven signed players to season-long contracts for 2021 season.
- 10/12: Boombox and Moth declare their open to offers from all teams
- 10/21: Overwatch League releases player contract status
- 10/23: Shaz and Levi both retire from Overwatch
- 10/24: Jaru announces retirement from Overwatch
- 10/24: 2020 Overwatch League offseason recap #1
- 10/31: 2020 Overwatch League offseason recap #2
- 11/18: 2020 Overwatch League offseason recap #3
- 10/22: Reign split with ErsTer, saucy, Pokpo, frd, Fire, and Dogman
- 10/24: Coaches Silence, Mentalist, and Kodak depart from Reign
- 9/23: Assistant coach Mini and analyst spackle part ways with Uprising
- 10/5: Uprising adds Lori as head coach, Mineral moves to management
- 10/8: Uprising part ways with Halo and mikeyy
- 9/18: Hunters part ways with coaching staff, RUI returns as head coach
- 10/15: Hunters players Baconjack and ATing retire
- 10/1: Assistant coach Vol’Jin parts ways with Fuel
- 10/6: uNKOE indicates retirement from Overwatch, shifting to Valorant
- 10/16: Contracts of ONIGOD, NotE, Paintbrush, Closer, Crimzo, and Trill not renewed
- 10/17: Gamsu and aKm retire, Doha only remaining player on Fuel
- 10/23: Fuel trade with Eternal for SP9RK1E, hanbin, and Rush
- 10/27 - 10/28: Fielder and Rapel join Fuel, Aid joins coaching staff
- 10/5: Charge release Korean coaching staff
- 10/15: Charge split with neptuNo and Chara
- 10/16: Charge part ways with wya and Krystal
- 10/14 - 10/15: Outlaws members LiNKzr, blasé, Danteh, Muma, Jecse and Dream looking for offers
- 10/15: junkbuck joins Outlaws as Co-Head Coach
- 10/16: MekO and Hooreg looking for offers
- 10/19: coolmatt promoted to general manager of Outlaws
- 10/1: Spitfire parts ways with coaching staff
- 10/15: Spitfire release Schwi, Although, Babel, Jihun, Clestyn, Highly, and Krillin
- 10/16: Noukky promoted to general manager of Spitfire
- 10/17: Spitfire release JMac
Los Angeles Gladiators
- 10/6: Gladiators part ways with Jaru, Bischu, BigGoose, and Shaz
- 10/8: Strategic coach Curryshot splits with Gladiators
- 10/12: Gladiators choose not to re-sign lhcloudy
- 10/16: Gladiators part ways with OGE and coach Faustus
Los Angeles Valiant
New York Excelsior
- 9/19: Strategic coach Garrincha parts ways with NYXL
- 10/20: Haksal retires from professional Overwatch
- 10/21: NYXL part ways with Nenne, Whoru, HOTBA, and BiaNcA
San Francisco Shock
- 10/15: Assistant coach junkbuck parts ways with Shock
- 10/16: Shock parts ways with assistant coach Arachne
- 10/26: Shock add Agape to staff, promote Casores
- 9/9: Interim head coach Lilbow splits with Defiant
- 10/21 - 10/24: Defiant re-sign Logix, announce KDG as head coach
- 9/25: Assistant coach Wheats parts ways with Titans
- 10/16 - 10/17: Titans let Tsuna, KSAA, and CarCar walk, re-sign Dalton, Roolf, and ShRedLock