Action is taking place right now.
Overwatch Contenders Australia Season 3 starts up today.
While Contenders itself has changed, so too has the Aussie landscape. A number of teams will compete under different names in Season 3. Teams are as follows:
- Sydney Drop Bears
- Mindfreak (formerly Sandbaggers from Trials)
- Kraken (Trials)
- Legacy Esports
- Athletico (formerly Masterminds GC)
- Blank Esports (Trials)
- Heist (formerly Dark Sided)
- Freshman Class (Trials)
- Breakaway Esports (formerly Tainted Minds)
- Kanga Esports
- Melbourne Mavericks (formerly Serenity)
Blank Esports has moved from Contenders Pacific to take part in Contenders Australia for the first time.
There are a number of roster changes inside teams as well; the Sydney Drop Bears have lost Kelsey ‘Colourhex’ Birse to the Overwatch League’s Boston Uprising, while Ashley ‘Trill’ Powell has signed with the Contenders North America’s Team Envy.
The pool for Contenders Season 3 is as follows:
- Control: Busan, Ilios, Lijiang Tower
- Hybrid: Hollywood, Numbani
- Assault: Hanamura, Horizon Lunar Colony
- Escort: Dorado, Route 66
- Tiebreaker: Nepal
Action is taking place RIGHT NOW, livestreamed on Twitch. At the time of writing, it’s Kraken versus Blank Esports. Legacy versus Athletico follows.
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