The reigning championship team from the University of California at Berkeley beat the University of California at Irvine in the collegiate Overwatch championship game held at ASU on Feb. 17.
Through its Tespa collegiate esports division, Blizzard Entertainment partnered with the Fiesta Bowl organization to host esports matches for the first time in the bowl’s 47-year history.
Before the final match, ASU defeated the University of Arizona in an exhibition match. Though the number of attendees was smaller than at a traditional Sun Devil sports event, ASU fans shouted “defense!” like at a basketball or football game.
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