Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person hero action title developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.


Overwatch is a colorful team-based fantasy action game starring a diverse cast of powerful heroes. Travel the world, build a team, and contest objectives in exhilarating 6v6 objective-based combat. Overwatch requires a tremendous amount of critical thinking, teamwork, and creativity from players to control objectives and influence the outcome of the match.

Overwatch is rated T for Teen.

How It’s Played

Standard to every Overwatch match: game 1 will be a Control map, teams fight to hold a single objective; the first team to win two rounds wins the map, game 2 will be an Assault map, Attackers fight to capture a series of objectives; defenders hold them off until time runs out, and, if needed, game 3 will be an Escort map, Attackers escort a payload to a delivery point, while defenders strive to stop them.


Before the start of each game, players select from a pool of 32 different characters. Overwatch features an international cast of powerful heroes with captivating personalities and backstories,click here.


League Structure

Team size: 6

Match Format: Best-of-3

Preseason Matches: 3

Regular Season Matches: 8

About PlayVS

PlayVS is building the infrastructure and platform for amateur esports, starting with high schools. We work directly with game publishers and states to build and operate sanctioned leagues across the country. Through the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), PlayVS is empowering students to compete in esports on behalf of their high school, with the opportunity to win a championship, just like any other youth sport. Contact your local school’s principal or athletic director to get a program started and learn more at www.playvs.com.

Helpful Resources

Overwatch Rulebook

PlayVS Parents’ Guide to High School Esports

Questions? hello@playvs.com V.2.3

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