The legend is back. Chris Puckett is returning to the Overwatch League for the first time considering that the Grand Finals in 2019.
The OWL group is celebrating right now adhering to the news that Puckett will be returning to host the OWL 2022 Summer Showdown event just after a two-12 months hiatus from the esport. Puckett has been one of the most recognizable faces of the OWL since he hosted all of the situations main up to his departure from the league in 2020.
Puckett casted for the OWL on a regular basis immediately after it started in 2018 and was on the desk as a host for lots of tournaments prior to the OWL as perfectly. He was just one of the consistent faces that viewers saw in advance of, during, and following OWL matches.
This will be his initial time hosting the OWL given that the switch to Overwatch 2 as the game the esport is played on. In the time due to the fact Puckett final casted, the recreation experienced a number of community betas and will quickly launch in early entry on Oct. 4 for all gamers.
Due to the fact he remaining the OWL, Puckett has hosted other esports these types of as Halo, VALORANT, and much more. In 2021, Puckett and his spouse Molly welcomed a little one woman who retains him corporation even though he watches esports from time to time.
There’s no indicator of irrespective of whether this is a one particular-time internet hosting placement for Puckett or if he will keep on to host more tournaments in the upcoming, but admirers of the OWL are enthusiastic to have him back again for the 2022 Summertime Showdown, which begins its major event on Sept. 8.
The Dallas Gas, San Francisco Shock, Houston Outlaws, London Spitfire, Vancouver Titans, Washington Justice, and Florida Mayhem will compete for the West location and the Shanghai Dragons, Seoul Dynasty, Guangzhou Charge, and Philadelphia Fusion all produced the principal celebration for the East area.