We've got the rundown of. Dallas Fuel Movement from Stage 1: +2 We now go from the teams with winning records to the bottom five teams who are all 4-6 or worse. It was London's turn to adjust, and it began narrowing in on key players and taking them out before using any key ultimates. New York's only loss, the Philadelphia Fusion, was a five-game series that went down to the wire, and the team was adamant following the defeat that it was its own fault for looking ahead towards its next matchup with rival Seoul Dynasty and overlooking the Fusion. We'll have changes to the meta thanks to recent nerfs to Junkrat and Mercy, we'll see a brand new map pool which will delight fans who were bored of the old ones. Let us know in the comments and don't forget about our up to date wiki Overwatch.
And New York is being. Now, it's a question on if the high powered London squad can continue its form for more than just a week at a time. Anyone 12 years of age or under must be accompanied by an adult. This avoids a twelve-hour day of matches, which could see a team playing as many as three different matches in the same day. In the next series, the two-time Stage Champion New York Excelsior took a quick 2-0 lead against the Dallas Fuel, but the Fuel played much more aggressively after halftime and tied up the series 2-2. He'll need to step it up if the Dynasty wants to be Stage 2 champion.
The inaugural regular season ran from January 10 to June 17, 2018, broken out into four stages. The two teams will square off in a 6v6 best-of-three series using standard competitive settings. Stage 2 of the Overwatch League kicks off on Feb. A match will result in a draw after five minutes. The two teams faced off in a match that was equal parts stressful and amazing to watch. The team still needs to prove it can win in the clutch.
The decision to play on the former patch was made due to a bug in the later patch that could not be fixed before the start of Stage 4. Through the season, average online viewership ran between 80,000 and 170,000. Take the Spitfire out of the game and New York would be the top team easy. He also has a history of playing with Coolmatt and Rawkus during the Overwatch World Cup, so that team synergy should already be there. Florida Mayhem Overview Week 4 was not kind to the Seoul Dynasty as they lost both their matchups and in the process lost their undefeated status.
The speed of Guardian Angel has been decreased by 50%, and the duration of Valkyrie has been reduced to 15 seconds from 20. Based on their prior Stage 1 performances and reported roster moves, here's how we think the teams stack up heading into Stage 2 of the season. With that in mind, focus should fall on that up in the air 3rd place spot, which is a three-way fight between the Gladiators, the Dynasty, and the Fusion. The Spitfire put on its best performance of the season in back-to-back matches when its back was against the wall, first taking down the Houston Outlaws in the Stage 1 semifinal before pulling off the magical reverse-sweep of New York to take home the title. When the season started, not finishing in dead last would have been seen as an accomplishment.
Record: 6-2 Matches: Friday vs. Philadelphia wised up to and coordinated its ultimates as a team to ensure success on Map 5. Perhaps due to exhaustion, given the Fusion played 10 maps in a row Sunday, Carpe struggled to make the necessary reads, and worse yet couldn't capitalize with any sort of consistent offense when he did manage to navigate to New York's backline. If the series is tied 1-1, a game of Lúcioball will be the tiebreaker. Tournament runs November 24th - January 19th. Want to see more videos? The Spitfire also have the easiest schedule of any contending teams this week, with matches against the winless Shanghai Dragons as well as the discombobulated Dallas Fuel.
For the first time in this selection process, the team with the best record did not choose the lowest ranked team. The team massively underplayed to expectations and went from the widely regarded top L. Any player on a new team contract before the start of Stage 2 on February 21, 2018 was eligible to play during Stage 2. The Spitfire responded in the following sets with adaptive changes in their team composition that prevented the Gladiators from maintaining their defense lines. The semifinal match featured the London Spitfire, looking to repeat on their Stage 1 championship, against the Philadelphia Fusion.
Although the 10th team in the rankings, San Francisco has distanced itself from the bottom two. The final will be decided by the first to seven eliminations. This not only gives the top three teams more rest but also additional time to craft strategies for the playoff matches, which will hopefully lead to some unique strategies and plays. Ultimately, I think Shanghai has a good chance of leapfrogging the Florida Mayhem, and vacating the bottom spot on the table. The Grand Finals were played at in New York City, where all 11,000 seats available were sold out for both days of the event.
Who will break the tie and set this developing rivalry on fire? In Stage 1 the finals were played on the same Saturday as the regular matches. We will update you if we have any further updates. All of the players on New York were playing at their peak by the decisive round, and given Watchpoint is one of Excelsior's best maps in terms of execution, it was only a matter of time until confetti rained down on the newly crowned Stage 2 champions. Every match is an intense multiplayer showdown pitting a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities against each other in an epic, globe-spanning conflict. Record: 6-2 Matches: Thursday vs. If they ever have an aim hero competition everyone else is fucked though. Its debut week held an overall peak of 441,000 concurrent viewers, with 392,000 English, 65,000 Korean, and 11,500 French viewers.