Is Tracer is Slipping Away after Week 1 of Overwatch League?

Posted by at January 18th

As we all watch in awe as the Overwatch League finally has begun, there was one staple hero that has been often substituted; Tracer. As a anchor hero for most teams, Tracer has been a large source of damage and easy pick potential. The quick and surgical Dive composition that has been a mainstay of … Continue reading “Is Tracer is Slipping Away after Week 1 of Overwatch League?”


Four Things to Know About OWL Season 1, Week 1

Posted by at January 15th

With the first week of the Overwatch League (OWL) finally done, we now have a bit more data on how these teams will perform on LAN in front of a live studio audience – as well as a few thousand people online. Here are the biggest takeaways seen from this week: 1. Twitch viewership was … Continue reading “Four Things to Know About OWL Season 1, Week 1”


What Have We Seen so Far Fantasywise?

Posted by at January 13th

Special to Winston’s Lab by BDOG Looking for some information on how to optimize your roster for the coming weeks? Each team has finished their first match in OWL and we’re halfway through the first week, while it is a limited view we have some statistics to work with and I’m going to put them … Continue reading “What Have We Seen so Far Fantasywise?”


10 interesting statistics coming in from the Overwatch League Preseason

Posted by at January 03rd

  With the genesis of the Overwatch League upon us within a few short days, Winston’s Lab has finally pull together their statistics from the Overwatch League Season 1 Preseason. Here are just a sample of some of the colorful and interesting statistics that have come up during the event.   If you would like … Continue reading “10 interesting statistics coming in from the Overwatch League Preseason”


Broadcasters Struggling to Give Context and Meaning to Game Stats

Posted by at December 07th

Displaying stats on broadcast has been a headache for all tournament organizers in the Overwatch scene. In some cases context is missing, in other cases crucial stats are missing and in others stats are just little fun facts with no real value. In this article, I am going to discuss three approaches from recently concluded … Continue reading “Broadcasters Struggling to Give Context and Meaning to Game Stats”


Fight Winrate in OWL Will be a Metric for Both Teams and Players

Posted by at November 28th

New teams in Overwatch League, larger rosters and a different format will create a new environment of competition and we will need to rethink stats too.  One such stat is the Fight Winrate, which is a stat that only Winston’s Lab manages to track as of now, due to the site having introduced a way … Continue reading “Fight Winrate in OWL Will be a Metric for Both Teams and Players”


New Overwatch Spectator UI Could Still Use Some Adjustments

Posted by at November 21st

The new spectating experience for Overwatch has definitely got everyone hyped for the future of the game as an esport, but it still is not perfect and the UI could use some tweaks. Here are some of them. The first one has to do with the killfeed and especially the coloring of kills. In the previous … Continue reading “New Overwatch Spectator UI Could Still Use Some Adjustments”


OWL Teams Ranked by Roster Strength

Posted by at November 20th

One of the hottest topics right now in the scene is the power rankings of the Overwatch League teams. Everyone has their own criteria and tries to figure out how some of the newly formed rosters will fair against the perceived titans so far, but even then, the expected top teams have additional members coming in that … Continue reading “OWL Teams Ranked by Roster Strength”


Which Statistics are Best for Enriching the Fan Experience?

Posted by at November 19th

Both spectating and casting could be massively improved with the proper stats and breakdowns introduced in the game. This is definitely a delicate matter, one that I am probably not the most qualified to address, but I would like to share some thoughts because I feel it can help some people appreciate even more the … Continue reading “Which Statistics are Best for Enriching the Fan Experience?”


Moira’s ultimate will be hard to evaluate stats-wise. How to judge Support Ult Efficiency!

Posted by at November 10th

Moira is the latest hero of Overwatch and she is what the community and players have been asking for, a Healer Support. Supports are the backbone of compositions and depending on the type of healing they can provide, the rest of the composition is built around them, taking into consideration the terrain as well. Therefore, … Continue reading “Moira’s ultimate will be hard to evaluate stats-wise. How to judge Support Ult Efficiency!”


Will Blizzard and Philadelphia Boost Sado to Player Status?

Posted by at November 10th

One more big issue that emerged last week, during the announcements of the OWL rosters that came out en masse, had to do with the signing of a “booster” from South Korea, Su-Min “Sado” Kim, by Philadelphia Fusion. Booster, for anyone who is out of the loop, is considered someone who boosts another’s account to … Continue reading “Will Blizzard and Philadelphia Boost Sado to Player Status?”