Summary: The first episode of the High Noon community podcast, The Blackwatch Report with hosts Thornrayne and Kyle Wynn. The podcast covers all of the Overwatch tier 2 scene with news, analysis and interviews
We've got THE WHOLE GAUNTLET to cover across 3 regions and boy were there some surprises.
The Gauntlet is underway and we're keeping you updated with all of the results as well as diving into some real whacky matches this week!
We’re previewing the NA, EU and Asia Gauntlet Bracke
We're reviewing the final Korean Closed Qualifier matches for Gauntlet Asia and checking in on the NA Open Qualifiers.
We're breaking down the Contenders matches for November and previewing the Gauntlet!
We're reviewing the NA and EU Contenders October games, and unveiling the 2nd half of our Most Wanted list.
We're breaking down the Contenders Korea Grand Finals and dropping our 2021 Season Most Wanted Players list. Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - KW News 2 - TR News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW T2DAN become A Tornado Tanks @Beasthalo @cucumber DPS @s9mmow @wubxii @sugarfreeOW (STILL RETIRED EMERGENCY SUB) Supports @ojeeow @UltraViolet_OW Managers @MarblesGG @cllawss @acaiinaOW https://twitter.com/ATornado_OW/status/1320455219784929280?s=20 News 2 - TR News 3 - KW News 4 - TR News 5 - KW
We’re breaking down the quarters and semis for the KR Contenders Playoffs!!! Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - KW Contenders Viewer rewards adds skins and sprays ingame https://twitter.com/owpathtopro/status/1316773142707093504?s=20 News 2 - TR News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW Noukky moving up from Hurricane manager to General Manager of the London Spitfire https://twitter.com/Spitfire/status/1317156480802410496?s=20 News 2 - TR Naga moves over to Obey Alliance from Team Doge https://twitter.com/Raspberry_OW/status/1317102999999631361?s=20 News 3 - KW
We’re covering a few more Contenders KR matches and taking a look forward at the roster building and TwoWay player rules for 2021 Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - KW News 2 - TR News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW Kraandrop(Tank) leaves Uprising Academy, Pizzademon joins for Flex Support spot https://www.over.gg/14559/uprising-academy-adds-pizzademon-parts-ways-with-kraandop News 2 - TR Malthel steps away from Odyssey and competing to work on himself https://twitter.com/MalthelOW/status/1314775979051675648?s=20 News 3 - KW
Team Doge disappears off the face of the earth, British Hurricane may get a big promotion and much more! Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - KW MonkeyBubble Banana Brawl announced with 2 Trials Spots up for grabs https://twitter.com/MonkeybubbleO/status/1311701515099406336?s=19 News 2 - TR EBC EMEA Major announced https://twitter.com/EBC_gg/status/1312724452250091520?s=20 News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW London Spitfire rumored to be calling up some or all of the British Hurricane in replacement for the current roster, lets go of all Korean coaching staff Sparkr the only player too young to play in OWL (18 in June 2021) https://esportsobserver.com/spitfire-releasing-roster-staff/ https://twitter.com/Spitfire/status/1311748980968169472?s=20 News 2 - TR Tier 2 Drama Alert Nation forced to change name after copyright issues https://twitter.com/T2Alert/status/1312433049301397506?s=20 News 3 - KW Imp announces his departure from Team Doge, and the team forfeits the remainder of October Trials https://twitter.com/ImP_ow/status/1310655664226615296
We're breaking down the September Contenders matches and boy were there some surprises. Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - TR Tournament of Champions from Elo hell is coming back, with 2 Trials spots up for grabs starting on Oct 12th - Oct 25th https://events.elohell.gg/toc/info/ News 2 - TR News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW Angry Titans add henningsen and SirMajed from The Ultimates https://www.over.gg/14515/angry-titans-add-two-from-the-ultimates News 2 - TR Ex-Oblivione DPS Rene transitions to coaching role, Vestola to take DPS position https://www.over.gg/14516/rene-moves-to-coaching-role-on-ex-oblivione-vestola-to-join News 3 - KW Revival signs the SleptOn Roster https://twitter.com/TheRevivalGG/status/1308164129165893632?s=19 News 4 - TR Danye has come out of retirement and is currently LFT https://twitter.com/danye_ow/status/1310560243739394048?s=20 News 5 - KW Asking has left Karasuno, no word on if he is LFT or taking time off/ https://twitter.com/Asking_sf2/status/1309604906618286080?s=20 News 4 - TR Doge has left Revival https://twitter.com/Doge_OW/status/1309572277143506947?s=20 News 4 - TR News 5 - KW
We've got some big team news, roster moves, Trials results, we break down an interesting Twitlonger and preview our Contenders September picks. Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - KW Malibu departs from contenders https://twitter.com/Malibu_OW/status/1302793293470642176?s=20 cmTGTzCaCwbDujKP1mInKB-b6eTf-FJswVOWYAu8 News 2 - TR Triumph pulling OW Team, waiting to see how OW2 changes Tier 2 support https://twitter.com/TriumphGamingGG/status/1303000826718433280?s=19 mKacca7-FPNLpyzR4lMOqtyVYoDZA_-5SfpWQFcD News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW S9mm has been removed from Karasuno and is LFT https://twitter.com/sammmsux/status/1304472585812541446?s=20 News 2 - TR Lullsish and Haficool join Young and Beautiful https://twitter.com/YaB_OW/status/1300820979250335744?s=20 News 3 - KW Erki has joined SMC https://twitter.com/SMC_EU/status/1304117451655962624 News 4 - TR GetAmazed joines Drifters as player development coach https://twitter.com/DriftersQQ/status/1303397523026063365?s=19
We've got some awesome matches from August's Contenders Tournament. How right/wrong were our predictions? Find out now! Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - KW https://liquipedia.net/overwatch/EBC/2020/EMEA/Regionals/Atlantic News 2 - TR News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW Haficool returning to Overwatch currently LFT https://www.over.gg/14400/hafficool-returns-to-overwatch-for-one-last-push-for-owl News 2 - TR ImSpecial joins Avoided after being Tier 3 for 4 years this is his first move into Contenders https://www.over.gg/14401/imspecial-joins-avoided News 3 - KW Lep and Vigilante leave Triumph, Lep is taking a break for school while Vigilante is currently LFT https://www.over.gg/14417/lep-and-vigilante-part-ways-with-triumph News 4 - TR Revival add Kabe, Squid and Frostedd, Specs leaves the team https://twitter.com/TheRevivalGG/status/1300107150358839297?s=20 News 5 - KW News 4 - TR News 4 - TR News 5 - KW
We got some FANTASTIC 3rd Party tournaments to cover, and we're dropping our Contenders August Predictions. Scene news/HNP Community News News 1 - KW Comically Large Crosshair becomes Drifters https://twitter.com/DriftersQQ/status/1292943986747772928?s=20 News 2 - TR News 3 - KW Roster Moves News 1 - KW Fischer joins British Hurricane as Head Coach https://twitter.com/Hurricane/status/1292777781324128257?s=20 News 2 - TR Team Doge Replace Ojee and Speedily with Aspen and Naga https://twitter.com/TeamDogeOW/status/1293957855368957953?s=20 News 3 - KW Odyssey add support Momentum https://twitter.com/Odyssey_OW/status/1292930021074632705?s=20 News 4 - TR Patiphan Retires https://twitter.com/ItsPatiphan/status/1294426209720434688?s=20 News 5 - KW WGS announce roster https://twitter.com/World_game_star/status/1294994007366352897?s=20 News 4 - TR T2 Drama Alert is formed https://twitter.com/T2Alert/status/1294427505278017536?s=19 News 4 - TR Nomy has left Triumph https://twitter.com/Nomy/status/1296253500381261824?s=20 News 5 - KW Empress has also left Triumph(Assistant Coach) and is now the Head Coach of Square One https://twitter.com/SquareOne_OW/status/1296529938661744644?s=20
We're joined again by Dan McHugh from the Path to Pro team We're discussing all of the new changes to the Path to Pro ecosystem, and looking ahead at what's to come in the future.