On Tuesday morning, Blizzard officially announced Twitch as the exclusive third-party streaming partner of the Overwatch League.
According to the press release, Twitch will broadcast each and every Overwatch League match live for a least the league’s first two seasons. While the stream will be available on Twitch, it will also be integrated into Blizzard’s own platforms such as, Overwatch League website, and mlg.com, as well as both websites smartphone apps.
The release also mentions a variety of exclusive additions to the broadcast including new custom emotes, interactions and even Cheermotes for Overwatch fans, as well as a variety of “insider content,” that has yet to be announced.
The Overwatch League’s Twitch streams will be broadcast in English, Korean and French. Twitch will be the exclusive partner of the league in every region except China.
The Overwatch League kicks off on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. EST with a match between the San Francisco Shock and the Los Angeles Valiant.
For a closer look at the Overwatch League and its teams, check out our team previews here.