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The Competitive Recap: We listed what you might have missed (January 20th - January 26th)

Overwatch Robbert “Broeder” Troost


There are a lot of things to keep track of in the Overwatch scene and it's become increasingly difficult to keep up with it all. Never fear as the GosuGamers Competitive Recap is here! We've compiled all the Overwatch news that's fit to print.

Released every week, the Competitive Recap compiles all the tournament and important news that's happened over the last seven days. Whether you're interested in big news, or want to stay updated on changes in teams, you can always tune in every week to see if there's anything you've missed.

Important News:


 

Year of the Rooster event video leaked - Showing skins and possible new game mode - Year of the Rooster is now live! - New collectibles, new 6v6 Arcade mode

The newest seasonal event is now live on all platforms, featuring a whole new list of collectibles and a temporary gamemode.

Developer Update 1/24: Capture the Flag and How it Fits into Overwatch

The new, temporary gamemode added to the game is a classic one: capture the flag. After months of speculation, this mode was finally added but quickly followed up with a new developer update video, emphasizing that it becoming a regular, competitive mode is still not likely.

Assembly Overwatch Tournament to be featured in Finland

Four of the best Finnish teams have been invited to entertain their country's fans at Assembly 2017. Ninjas in Pyjamas is looking like the absolute favorite.

Patch notes: The end of the tank meta?

Alongside the new event, Blizzard also added the changes that were tested on the PTR. Read up on them to see how they will impact the meta.

 

Unique GosuGamers Content:


 

Interview with Spicy Boys' spOh: "Our goal is pretty simple: show up, play our best and give 100%"

We had the chance to talk to a veteran in eSports and Overwatch: spOh of Spicy Boys. Spicy Boys was one of the biggest surprises in the Alienware Monthly Melee, and is a solid group of skilled players.

What the patch will mean for OGN APEX Season 2

With OGN's APEX Season 2 in full force, and the new patch landing, Thom took a look at what teams will be most impacted, and who will get a chance to come out on top as the new meta settles.

 

Team News:


 

Dignitas resigns with organization, officially signs their three newest members

-bird noises- was one of those dedicated amateur teams that put in the work to be worthy of getting signed by an organization. And because everything is right in the world, this is exactly what happened.

Kungarna finds home in new organization Ghost Gaming

Cloud9 continues to tinker with their lineup, even though their most important event in a while kicked off this week. 

For more competitive Overwatch news, follow us @GosuOverwatch.

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Robbert “Broeder” Troost
Big fan of the Blizzard titles, always interested in seeing communities grow. Find me on twitter at @xBroeder.

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