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EA’s Reddit-Driven Downfall and Overwatch League Unknowns

Ben and Jason discuss EA’s microtransaction controversy before bringing on ESPN esports reporter Jacob Wolf to preview ‘Overwatch’ as an esport

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Ben Lindbergh and Jason Concepcion discuss the microtransaction controversy sweeping the industry and talk to the influential Reddit poster who helped start the backlash against Battlefront II (8:40). They then bring on ESPN esports reporter Jacob Wolf to preview the advent of the innovative Overwatch League and address the questions that Blizzard still has to answer about Overwatch as an esport and the big-buy-in league’s long-term viability (39:40).

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