Those who have enjoyed watching Overwatch League matches will now receive in-game benefits for doing so.
Blizzard has announced Overwatch League and Twitch are teaming up, and starting today viewers will be able to earn skins, emotes, and team-themed items, as well as League Tokens, just by watching their favorite teams face-off. Full details are available on the Overwatch League site.
Overwatch League Cheering is a new feature unique to Twitch which allows fans to unlock in-game skins, emotes, and team-branded items by Cheering their favorite team using Bits, a virtual item Twitch offers. Skins offered via the system are exclusive to Cheering for a time, and a Cheer leaderboard will track top participants.