The next stage of the Overwatch World Cup heads to Paris, France this weekend.
Six teams from around Europe will be making their way to the Espace Grande Arche in Puteaux, with the top two teams qualifying for the finals which are scheduled to take place at BlizzCon in November.
This is the last group stage for the 2018 World Cup. The winners in Paris will join South Korea, Finland, USA, Canada, China and Australia at Blizzard's annual fan-gathering in Anaheim, Los Angeles next month.
Here's everything you need to know about this final group stage, with details of how you can watch all of the action, and when each match-up is taking place.
Overwatch World Cup 2018: Paris Teams
Six teams are participating in this final group stage:
- United Kingdom
Overwatch World Cup 2018: Paris - How to Watch
All matches are being streamed live on Twitch and YouTube, and we've included an embed of the official stream just below. If you'd like commentary in a non-English language, check the official Overwatch World Cup page for a breakdown of the options available to you.
Overwatch World Cup 2018: Paris Schedule
Who's playing who and when this weekend?
Here's an overview of the match schedule for each day of the competition. Note that all times are given in BST. Subtract eight hours for PDT and add one hour for mainland Europe:
September 21st 2018
- France v Netherlands - 9:00AM
- United Kingdom v Germany - 10:45AM
- Poland v Italy - 12:30PM
- Germany v Netherlands - 2:15PM
- United Kingdom v Poland - 4:00PM
September 22nd 2018
- France v Germany - 11:00AM
- Netherlands v Italy - 12:45PM
- Germany v Poland - 2:30PM
- France v Italy - 4:15PM
- Netherlands v United Kingdom - 6:00PM
September 23rd 2018
- Italy v Germany - 11:00AM
- France v Poland - 12:45PM
- Italy v United Kingdom - 2:30PM
- Poland v Netherlands - 4:15PM
- France v United Kingdom - 6:00PM
Overwatch World Cup 2018: Paris Maps
All maps are available to choose from at the Paris Group Stage, although the first match in each encounter will start on one of the four Control maps: Ilios, Nepal, Oasis or Lijiang Tower.
Once the first map has been contested, the losing side will get to choose a map from the following options:
- 2nd Map - Hybrid
- 3rd Map - Assault
- 4th Map - Escort
- 5th Map - Control (Must be different from the opening map)