The Overwatch League’s Grand Finals teams are decided: the London Spitfire and Philadelphia Fusion will play next Saturday and Sunday in front of a sold-out crowd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.
No. 6 Philadelphia swept top-seeded New York Excelsior 2-0 on Sunday night at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles to advance to the Grand Finals. No. 5 London upset the Pacific Division, winning Los Angeles Valiant on Saturday night, snatching the best-of-three series 2-0.
Following the Philadelphia-New York semifinal this evening, the Overwatch League’s championship trophy was revealed by Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan. Inspired by the helmet of Reinhardt, one of the original Overwatch heroes, the trophy will be presented to the winning team after next week’s Grand Finals.
London and Philadelphia will compete for a $1,400,000 USD prize pool, with the first match scheduled for 9:00 a.m. AEST / 11:00 a.m. NZST on Saturday, 28th of July 2018, live-broadcast on Twitch.
Overwatch will be free to play on PC during Overwatch League’s Grand Finals week, from Friday, 27th of July 2018 through till Tuesday, 31st of July 2018 AEST/NZST.