The Overwatch League casters and talent for the 2021 season has a mixture of returning favourites and up and coming talent to entertain and inform Overwatch fans all year long. Lets take a few moments to look at the talent for the 2021 Overwatch League casters and analysts so you know who you are hearing during the game.
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Overwatch League Caster Duos
In a game as visually confusing as Overwatch, a good casting duo is essential to keeping new fans engaged in the game. So the Overwatch League has gathered some of the best of the best for this season of the Overwatch League.
For starters, the duo of Mitch “Uber” Leslie and Matt “Mr.X” Morello are returning to drop their clever wordplays and cheeky digs for the fourth straight season. “UberX” isn’t the only casting duo returning for the 2021 season, Josh “Sideshow” Wilkinson and Brennon “Bren” Hook will be back on the mics giving the viewers insight on the game with hints of humour.
The rest of the casting duos feature a returning caster tagging alongside a new talent. Jack “Jaws” Wright will be casting alongside Victoria “VikkiKitty” Perez: the first female caster in OWL history, this season. Meanwhile, two Contenders Korea alumnus will be on the broadcast in the form of Seth “Achillios” King and Kevin “AVRL” Walker. Finally, Andrew “ZP” Rush is joining forces with Erik “DoA” Lonngquist after DoA left the Overwatch League after the 2019 season to pursue other oppurunities in esports.
Overwatch League Talent Desk
When a game isn’t on, the talent desk breaks down the action for the viewers at home. This year’s talent desk is as stacked as ever with a mix of experienced analysts and exciting personalities.
Soe “Soembie” Gschwind is back as the host of the desk again. Soe will continue to keep the rest of the desk on track as well as insert her own analysis for the 2021 season. Next up, two former pro players will be returning to the desk as analysts. Scott “Custa” Kennedy and Jonathan “Reinforce” Larsson are back to give the viewer a deeper look inside the game and the minds of the players. Finally, after a season away from the league, Danny Lim is returning to the desk as an analyst and Korean translator.
For the 2021 season, the Overwatch League is putting it’s best foot forward with it’s talent pool. The league locked up a majority of their talent and added on to the pool with fresh exciting faces. This year’s on air product should be as good as it has ever been, especially with the introduction of cross-region monthly tournaments and a year of online play under the broadcast team’s belt. In other words, fans of the Overwatch League should be excited about the Overwatch League casters and analysts for the 2021 season.