The Overwatch League will increase the price tag
Each team paid $20 million to buy-in back before the inaugural season began in January 2018. The price increase is based on a number of factors, with the biggest one focused on the increase of esports traffic and popularity.
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As esports grows at an accelerated rate, so will the price to join such an industry. The Overwatch League seems to be betting that companies interested in Overwatch will be afraid of the steady increase in price and will look to join sooner rather than later. It still remains to be seen if there is enough talent to go around, as we've already seen a very top-heavy league.
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