All Teams and Countries Qualified for Overwatch World Cup 2023

The final competitors have been locked in.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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All Teams And Countries Qualified For Overwatch World Cup 2023


All the regional conferences have concluded and a total of 15 teams have qualified for the Overwatch World Cup 2023.
China is the only country that received a direct invite as it was not possible to involve it in any regional qualifier.
Here are all the 16 countries that will compete later this year at the Anaheim Convention Center in California.

Blizzard Entertainment has released a lot of updates for the upcoming Overwatch World Cup 2023 including information about its venue, schedule, format, ticket prices, and more. Well, with the regional online conferences coming to an end, we can also add details about the final 16 qualified teams to this mix.

A total of 15 teams from three different regional leagues, Americas Conference (AMER), Europe-Middle East Conference (EMEC), and Asia-Pacific Conference (APAC) have cemented a slot for themselves in the Overwatch World Cup 2023.

They will be joined by a directly invited team from China, as multiple health and regional restrictions had made it impossible to host the regional qualifiers for this country.

Here are all the 16 finalists who will be facing each other in the Group Stage of the Overwatch World Cup 2023.

Overwatch World Cup 2023: All Qualified Teams and Countries

Each regional conference was split into two groups, both functioning as separate qualifiers, the first group granting three slots to the main event while the second group granted just two. This setup was quite unique and resulted in five teams from each regional league securing a spot for their respective country in the finals.

Here are all the 16 teams that will clash against each other on LAN at the Anaheim Convention Center located in California, USA.

Overwatch World Cup 2023: Direct Invite

  1. China

Overwatch World Cup 2023: Americas Conference

  1. USA - Group A | #1

  2. Canada - Group A | #2

  3. Mexico - Group A | #3

  4. Colombia - Group B | #1

  5. Brazil - Group B | #2

Overwatch World Cup 2023: Europe and Middle East Conference

  1. United Kingdom - Group A | #2

  2. Spain - Group A | #2

  3. France - Group A | #3

  4. Saudi Arabia - Group B | #1

  5. Finland - Group B | #2

Overwatch World Cup 2023: Asia-Pacific Conference

  1. South Korea - Group A | #1

  2. Japan - Group A | #2

  3. Hong Kong - Group A | #3

  4. Australia - Group B | #1

  5. Thailand - Group B | #2

The Overwatch World Cup 2023 is going to be a grand affair with the top eight teams, those qualifying through the Group Stage into the Playoffs, taking on each other in front of a live audience as part of the prestigious BlizzCon 2023.

Both stages of the tournament will take place on LAN at the Anaheim Convention Center. However, the Group Stage consisting of all 16 teams will be played behind closed doors, whereas the Playoffs consisting of the top eight qualifying teams will take place in front of a crowd.

The grand tournament is scheduled to take place from 29th October to 4th November following which the first ever Overwatch 2 world champion will be crowned.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.