Overwatch” fans are in for a huge treat, as Blizzard has just unveiled something special for them. It is called the “Overwatch Open Division,” which is developed specifically for the game’s amateur players. Here is everything about it in a nutshell.

The studio decided to pave the way for the non-professionals in “Overwatch” to get it to the top, thus the aforementioned was created. Basically, it is where players of such level can compete with other, proving their worth and skills. It is an open tournament series, with a promise of bountiful rewards to the most successful.

How the "Open Division" works

Basically, the "Open Division" will cater players who were able to attain or reach the Master rank or higher in the hit shooter game. This refers to the most recent season the title’s Competitive Play, which started February 28 and ended May 28 PDT. They are asked to assemble their own team and battle against other determined groups in their respective regions. It is worth noting that this is the first season of the event; hence more of this can be expected in the future.

Interestingly, Blizzard will be giving rewards to the participating “Overwatch” players. Those on a team who will be able to complete all of the regular season games will automatically receive $10, which will appear on their Blizzard balance.

Of course, those who make it to the playoff are in for an even bigger set of surprises.

Not just a one-time event

The video game company confirmed that the “Open Division” in “Overwatch” will not be a one-time event. That is because each season of the game’s Competitive Play mode shall provide new opportunities in the future so as to give chance to unlucky players.

So, for those who will fail today, they will still have a better chance at winning tomorrow. This considering they are still eligible to join the event, as ranking below the Master tier are not included.

As of this writing, Blizzard has already unveiled the date (July 3) of the signing-up process for “Overwatch” players to join.

It should be noted that the event will follow a certain structured format, so as to guarantee a fair and exciting experience. Apparently, this format is still unknown. Participating regions include Western and Eastern Europe, Brazil, Australia, New Zealand, North America and Southeast Asia, to name a few. More details about the competition are expected to surface in the next few weeks to come.