Information

End of sign up: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 11:30 PST
Start of check in: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 11:30 PST
End of check in: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 11:45 PST
Start of late sign up: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 11:45 PST
End of late sign up: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 12:00 PST

Start of Day 1: Wednesday, 3rd August 2016 12:00 PST
Start of Day 2: Thursday, 4th August 2016 12:00 PST

Game: Overwatch
Game ID: Overwatch (Americas)
Mode: 6on6, Double Elimination

Official Language: English
More information: Rules

Quick Rules

  • Game mode: Best of Five
  • Maps: The first map will be preselected.
    The losing team of each map will be able to pick the next map.
    • This weeks map pool: Dorado, Hollywood, Hanamura, Ilios, King's Row, Temple of Anubis
  • Hero selection limit: 1 per team
    • All heroes are currently allowed
  • Disable kill cam: On
  • High bandwidth: On
  • Rule set: Competitive
General Rules:
  • Escort and Hybrid maps are decided by either a) pushing the payload further than the other team or b) reaching the final checkpoint faster.
  • In case of a tie on Assault, Hybrid of Escort a preset Best of Three Control map is to be played. The winner of the Control map will win the tied map.
    Please note: Control maps picked in from the map pool are to be played as a Best of Five
  • Recordings and/or screenshots from each round are required.

Atlantic Showdown matches are no longer using a point system. Matches are using the standard "Best of" system. All other settings are to be left as the default. For a full list of server settings, please refer to the rules page.

Prize

The top 4 placed teams from the final will qualify for the Atlantic Showdown at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany.

All qualified teams will have their travel and hotel paid for the duration of the event.

Chat

discordicon2.pngLooking for your opponents or need help? During the cup join ESL Overwatch on Discord, use the ESL Play App to chat with your opponent or open a support ticket.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest


ESL Play App

Help

Is this your first time? Here are the important steps:

  • Follow the instructions on the right to sign up
  • If check in is enabled, make sure to check in on time
  • Wait for your first match to show up on the right
  • Get in contact with your opponent and play the match
  • Enter the result and ask your opponent to confirm
  • Wait for your next match

Still need help? During the cup, use Discord chat if it is available, otherwise please contact support.

Match related issues must be handled via match protest.