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Why Celebrities Are Spending So Much Money To Be Involved - Building Overwatch League

In the third episode of this series we talk to the people who invested millions in Blizzard's vision for Overwatch League sight unseen, discussing the potential they see in esports, how they're committed to its growth, and the responsibilities they now have to their players. (Sponsored by Dr Pepper)

In the previous episode of Building Overwatch League, we talked to the hard working people charged with using their expert knowledge of the game, as well as their skills in broadcasting, to make watching competitive Overwatch an exciting and compelling experience for everyone.

For episode three, we explore the business behind Overwatch League with the people who have invested in Blizzard's vision. Speaking to team owners, coaches, managers, and more, we discuss what has attracted them to the league, what they hope to get out of it, and whether they think it could become a mainstream esport.

Building Overwatch League is a five-part series that takes an in-depth look at Blizzard's ambition, exploring the core pillars holding it up. Future episodes will focus on the players that have taken a shot at playing games competitively as a career and invite the people most committed to Overwatch League to tell us about their hopes for its future.