San Francisco Shock have cemented their status as the best team in Overwatch. They claimed their second straight Overwatch League championship on Saturday, beating surprise finalists Seoul Dynasty 4-2. They also won $1.5 million in prize money, while the Dynasty walk away with $750,000.
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Unlike last year, when they dropped to the lower bracket after their first playoffs match, the San Francisco Shock ran the table on their path to a second championship in a row.
The Dynasty powered their way to the Grand Finals weekend after winning the Asia-Pacific playoffs losers’ bracket. They narrowly lost to the Shock in the semi-finals, before seeing off Philadelphia Fusion and then hot favorites Shanghai Dragons,
Xbox on Monday unveiled its new lineup of accessories ahead of the launch of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on Nov. 10. That includes the Xbox Wireless Controller in shock blue, which features a bold blue top case, black hybrid D-pad and ABXY buttons and white back case.
“Just like the new Xbox Wireless controllers in carbon black and robot white, our new shock blue is optimized for next-gen game play,” Xbox said in a release.
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The new controllers “feature a more-inclusive, ergonomic design,” the company says. They have textured grip on the bumpers, triggers and back case to help keep players on-target, and
Bitcoin traders and investors have seen a return to volatility this month, with the bitcoin price suddenly dropping in early September.
The bitcoin price, which had broken $12,000 per bitcoin at the end of August, dropped to around $10,000 amid a broader market sell-off before somewhat rebounding.
This week, the bitcoin market is braced for almost half of nearly $2 billion worth of bitcoin options to expire—something that could bring a fresh wave of volatility.
Bitcoin open interest has climbed to $1.9 billion, around triple what it was just a few months ago, according to data from bitcoin and crypto analytics provider Skew, with some 47% of existing contracts due to expire this coming Friday.
The looming bitcoin options expiry could spark a fresh bout of price volatility. Previous