overwatch-mlg-vegasA brand new Overwatch invitational event has been announced for MLG Vegas 2016.

The event will feature some of the top current Overwatch teams and the organizers will be putting $100,000 into the prize pool. Whilst the event was announced a little while ago, we've finally got details on the teams that will be attending MLG Vegas 2016.

The first team to make their faces at the Overwatch tournament at MLG Vegas 2016 will be Team EnVyUs from Europe; currently, one of the teams with the longest winning streaks in Overwatch history. It'll be interesting to see how they fare across seas. FaZe clan will be joining as a multi national team, Cloud 9 from Canada will be taking part, along with the following US teams:


- NRG eSports
- Rise Nation
- Fnatic
- Team Liquid
- compLexity

The MLG Vegas eSports event will start on December 16 and will end on December 18. The event will take place at Mandalay Bay, Bayside E&F.

Will you be interested in the upcoming Overwatch invitational tournament? It'll be great to see some awesome Overwatch teams fight it out against each other on an international level. Hopefully, MLG Vegas 2016 will be the start of many tournaments to come.

While this tournament isn't open, there are bound to be plenty of open Overwatch tournaments to fight for a spot for in 2017. Make sure to keep an eye out here for more Overwatch eSports and event news.