Overwatch pros Team EnVyUs could be Overwatch League's next big signing

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It appears that the next big Overwatch League team to be announced could be Overwatch legends Team EnVyUs.

Team EnVyUs is said to be taking up the mantle for the Austin-Dallas, Texas region in a move that means relocating from their current Charlotte, North Carolina home. Sources reported to ESPN that financing for the deal is still being finalised with a family office in Texas but it’s still one of the $20 million buy-ins required to join Overwatch League.

The announcement of Team EnVyUs joining the League shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise. As one of the most successful Overwatch teams in eSports right now – with championship wins at Overwatch APEX Season 1 and MLG Las Vegas 2016 – it would be a foolish missed-opportunity to not partake in Overwatch League. What is interesting, however, is how a regionless “traditional” eSports team with a full player roster is bending the knee to Activision Blizzard’s requirements for Overwatch League.

It raises questions around which other pro-level teams will make a similar move to Overwatch League and if current pro-gamers will jump ship from their teams to a League team if the price was right.

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