DJ Khaled will perform during the Overwatch League Grand Finals taking place this weekend at the Barclays Center in New York. Regrettably, the gig only calls for a musical performance by Khaled; he won’t be assigned a round robin opponent in the opening draw. The concert-showing will take place before matchplay on Saturday, as a precursor to the final leg.
DJ Mick and DJ Envy are scheduled to spin throughout the two day event. David Garibaldi, a “speed painter” has been given carte blanche to create a an Overwatch-inspired painting as the field narrows. The artwork will be raffled f to a lucky spectator.
The Grand Finals are essentially molded for team play, which equates to team members collecting points across a leaderboard, the final tally deciding the winning party. Philadelphia Fusion and the London Spitfire have qualified for the Final and will square f for the inaugural Overwatch League trophy. Team captains will have envious task deciding how to split the $1.4 million prize pool, with some players building a case for a greater payout based on year-end performances.
Television viewers can follow these guidelines as the tournament progresses into the later rounds:
Friday, July 27 at 7pm on ESPN and Disney XD
Saturday, July 28 at 4:30pm ESPN3 and Disney XD
Saturday, July 28 at 9pm Re-air on ESPN2
Sunday, July 29 at 3pm Recap show on ABC and ESPN3