The Overwatch PIT Championship 2 has been announced, running from the 22nd of January to the 28th of February. The event marks the first major western third party Overwatch tournament of 2018. Competing teams will be invited from Europe and North America to compete in two online events separated by region.
The event is being run by Croatian organization The One Game Agency, who were also responsible for the previous Overwatch PIT Championship in early 2017. Sponsors include AMD, SAPPHIRE Technology, Kingston HyperX, GFuel, AOC Gaming, Needforseat and Strafe. A prize pool of $20,000 USD will be split between the two regions equally, as detailed below
- 1st: $4500
- 2nd: $2500
- 3rd: $1800
- 4th: $1200
Ten teams will be invited from each region, divided into two groups. Each group will play a best of three round-robin group stage, with the top four teams in each group being invited to playoffs. No teams have been announced yet for the North American region, while all ten have been announced for the European region:
More details will be brought to you as they are revealed.