With news dropping today that Overwatch League
team, Washington Justice
will headed down under for an international exhibition match at the at the Melbourne Esports Open
on September 1. Players, coaches, and team staff will take part in signing sessions, a meet and greet, in addition to the aforementioned exhibition match - which sounds very cool.
In that after the Overwatch Contenders Australia Season 2 Grand Final, players from the Washington Justice will join the winning team and split into two groups for a five map mixed exhibition match. No doubt this will be a treat for fans at the show, in addition to being the very first international match of its kind to include a League team.
"The Justice is thrilled to have the opportunity to meet fans and play an exhibition match with the talented competitors in Australia. With the demands of our competitive schedule, it’s not often we get travel outside our region, so we’re looking forward to everything Melbourne and its local fans have in store." said Aaron "PRE" Heckman, Assistant General Manager - Washington Justice.
“Being able to showcase a top-tier international team like the Washington Justice at this year’s Melbourne Esports Open is a massive win for the event.” said Nick Vanzetti, SVP, Managing Director - ESL Asia-Pacific Japan. “I’ll be in the crowd cheering for our local representatives, and encourage every Overwatch fan in Australia to attend this historic exhibition match.”
Best of all this is only one part of a weekend packed with esports action - so be sure to head to the official site
for more info on the line-up and tickets.