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Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer Named In Fortune’s 2018 40 Under 40

Published: 20/Jul/2018 5:16 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:07

by Joe O'Brien


Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer has been named on Fortune’s 40 Under 40 list for 2018.

The 40 Under 40 is an annual list produced by Fortune ranking the most influential people in business under the age of 40.

Nanzer earns his spot for his vision in building the Overwatch League, undeniably one of the most ambitious projects in esports history.

From a game with very little esports pedigree, Nanzer has created one of the first franchised leagues in the industry, with massive record-breaking buy-ins from both the biggest endemic organizations and sports giants. The Overwatch League continues to make strides with “mainstream” partners, most recently announcing a TV broadcast rights deal with ESPN, Disney, and ABC.

This year’s list also features the likes of Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom, Facebook’s Mark Zucherberg, Donald Glover and Rhianna, putting Nanzer in esteemed company. Nanzer said on Twitter that he is “incredibly humbled and honored to even be considered”.

Interestingly, Nanzer’s 40 Under 40 profile highlights that beyond the existing 12 franchises, Nanzer hopes to expand the league “to continental Europe and the Middle East next season.” This is the first mention of the latter region, with Blizzard previously highlighting Europe, North America, and Asia when talking about potential expansion.


How to get Overwatch Sombra Golden Gun Spray

Published: 26/Oct/2020 16:10

by Nate Searl


Overwatch is always looking for new ways to keep their players engaged and new rewards are always a great way to do this. It looks like players will have an opportunity to get a shiny new spray featuring Sombra’s Golden Gun in Season 25. 

According to a leak from OverwatchNaeri on Twitter, players can earn a brand new spray in Season 25 of competitive play in Overwatch.

The spray is an animated image of Sombra’s weapon with a big “XXV” (25 in roman numerals) under the gun.

How to get the spray

Earning the spray is going to be the hard part. To get it, you need to reach the top 500 in competitive Season 25 of Overwatch. It shouldn’t matter if you finish in the Top 500, as long as you make it there at some point in the season. You should get the spray upon reaching the Top 500 for the first time. This is how other Top 500 sprays have worked in the past at least.

Getting to the Top 500 is exactly what it sounds like. You need to be in the top 500 players in your region according to your Skill Rating. Usually, this means you will need to be Grandmaster in rank around 4,200 Skill Rating. So if you want the skin and you aren’t quite Grandmaster yet, be sure to check out our guides and start grinding to get good!

When does Season 25 start?

Overwatch Season 24 end date
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Overwatch Season 24 end date

Currently, it’s still Season 24, so you can’t get the new spray quite yet. Season 24 is currently set to end on November 5, which means that Season 25 should begin directly after that. Assuming there are no unexpected delays, you can expect the new season to begin on November 5 as well.

Season 25 should be no different than Season 24 outside of upcoming balance changes. The Overwatch team is still hard at work on Overwatch 2, which means we likely won’t see any radical changes or new content in the near future. So, you can expect the meta to be similar to what it is now and begin preparing for your climb once the new season starts.

Remember, your Skill Rating only gets a soft reset, so climbing now will also be beneficial for earning the skin once next season begins as well.