Philippine PC Overwatch fans can now test their mettle in the field with the upcoming Overwatch Global Tournament (sounds a bit confusing).

Registration period started last month and ends next week Wednesday, August 10, 2016.  The online tournament is set on August 14, 2016 the Sunday of that week. Here are some of the deets of the expected matches for the tournament:

  • Elimination Stage (16 Teams)
    Map: Lijiang Tower
    Best of 5 games. First team to get 3 wins advances to the next round.
  • Quarter Finals (8 Teams)
    Map: Volskaya Industries
    First team to get 2 wins advances to Semi-Final round.
  • Semi-Finals (4 Teams)
    Maps: Watchpoint Gibraltar (2 Matches),Route 66 (2 Matches)
    First team to get 3 wins out of 4 matches advances to the Finals.
    Losing teams will proceed to Battle for 3rd place rounds.
  • Battle for 3rd Place
    The losing teams from the Semi-final Round will battle for the 3rd Place Prize.
    Maps: Watchpoint Gibraltar (2 Matches) Route 66 (2 Matches)
    First team to get 3 wins out of 4 matches will be declared as the 3rd place winner of the tournament
    First team to successfully capture the control point wins the round and will be declared as the 3rd Place winner of the tournament and will win Php 5,000.00.
  • Finals (2 Teams)
    Maps: Numbani (2 matches), King’s Row (2 matches)
    First team to win 3 out of 4 matches will be declared Tournament Champion. Losing team will be declared as 2nd Place.
    First team to successfully capture the control point will be declared Tournament Champion and will win Php 15,000.00. The losing team will be declared as the 2nd Place and will win Php 10,000.00.

For the complete rules and mechanics, you can head here.

The tournament is currently setting up the prize pool at a cool 15,000 PHP for first place, 10,000 PHP for second place and 5,000 PHP for third.

You can register for the event here. For more details you can head to the Global Overwatch Tournament official fanpage. The event is a collaborative effort between ShowBT Philippines, Rumble Royale and Global Overwatch Tournament.

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