The tournament will kick off on July 12 and feature eight teams.

Overwatch 2 is supporting an LGBTQIA+ organization by teaming up with Twitch Rivals. The upcoming Overwatch 2 Pride Celebration will feature a $250,000 prize pool in support of The Trevor Project organization. 

Where to Watch the Overwatch 2 Pride Celebration

The Twitch Rivals Overwatch 2 Pride Celebration will kick off on July 12 and run from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. PDT. A total of eight teams will be split into two groups for the Group Stage. This will be followed by the Bracket Stage.

Overwatch 2 Pride Celebration Information
Overwatch 2 Pride Celebration Information. Image via Blizzard Entertainment and Twitch Rivals.

During the Group Stage, the teams will play everyone in their respective section once on the control map. The two teams in each group with the best score will earn a place in the Bracket Stage. As for the bottom two teams, they will duke it out against each other in a consolation bracket. 

The Bracket Stage will showcase the push, hybrid and escort maps. There will also be best-of-three and single-elimination matches. According to Blizzard Entertainment’s announcement, the winning teams will head to the finals, and the two losing teams will fight for the bronze.

Overwatch 2 Pride Showdown Livestreams

The eight Overwatch 2 team captains will be the following: 

To catch all the esports action, viewers can visit the official Twitch Rivals channel on July 12 starting at 2 p.m. PDT. From that time to 7 p.m. PDT, the tournament will also be livestreamed on each captain’s channel. 

The Trevor Project

The Twitch Rivals Overwatch 2 Pride Celebration supports The Trevor Project, which is a mental health and suicide prevention organization dedicated to LGBTQIA+ youth. The organization features confidential suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs.

The Trevor Project also runs a 24/7 phone lifeline, text and chat. This is in addition to TrevorSpace, which is a social networking safe space for LGBTQIA+ individuals.

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