Potential New Overwatch League Team Names, Ranked

Photo: Blizzard
Photo: Blizzard

Earlier today on an quarterly earnings call, Activision Blizzard announced that it plans to add new franchises and cities to the Overwatch League in its second season. The Compete staff came up with a few suggestions for those teams’ names. Some were very good; others, quite bad. Here they are, ranked best to worst.


1. Helsinki Hellfires
2. Virginia Vapers
3. Chicago Windycities
4. Kotaku In-Actions
5. New York Yonkees
6. Seattle Grindrz
7. Louisiana Purchase
8. Amazon’s Second Headquarters Players
9. Tokyo Mirage Sessions On Nintendo Switch, Please
10. Chicago Fire
11. Bangkok Blues
12. Repeatedly getting hit by a car and resurrected by Mercy
13. Philadelphia Process
14. Boston Tea Parties

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Since there hasn’t been any other article about this, can I get a Compete Hot Take(tm) about last night’s Valiant vs. Dynasty match and the fact that Valiant is now in fourth (Boston just pulled ahead as of writing) and the internet’s apparently favorite team, Houston, is in sixth? I need to know how I need to how I’m supposed to feel now that AMERICA’S TEAM is probably out of Stage 1 finals contention.