Overwatch 2 NSE Summer


4 Weeks Swiss League
Top 8 Elimination
Dependant on sign-ups


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Overwatch Summer will be split into 2 stages running for a total of 7 weeks.

During Summer, alumni will have the opportunity to compete alongside students in a mixed team format. To participate, all players must have attended the same University. If you're an Alumni and need assistance setting up your account, simply fill out this form or get in touch with to create your mixed team.

Stage 1 - League Stage

During the league stage pairings will be decided using the Swiss system. In the first round teams will be paired randomly then in subsequent rounds teams will be paired to play a team with the same or similar number of games won. During the Swiss stage each team will play two Bo3 matches per week.

Stage 2 - Playoffs

The eight teams with the highest number of points in the Swiss stage will qualify for the playoff bracket, with the victorious teams advancing to the Finals.

1st Place 5x NSE Summer Winners Hoodie
2nd Place 5x NSE Summer 24 Seasonal T-Shirt 

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  • All players must have attended the same university.
  • Mixed teams of Students and Alumni are allowed.
  • All games are on the European region
  • Teams must have at least 5 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a match.
  • Check in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check in will not get games for that evening.
  • Lobby settings
    • Competitive rules on
    • Kill cam disabled
    • Skins disabled
  • Teams must use 2 DPS, 2 Support and 1 Tank, once you have started the match, you are not allowed to swap roles during the map, but can between modes.
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will be suspended for the remainder of the season (minimum of 3 weeks, carried over to the following season).

Players are expected to uphold the NSE Code of Conduct whilst competing in this tournament

In addition to NSE rules all players must comply with Overwatch 2 terms of service at all times including, but not limited to, any account sharing policies.

All decisions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of these rules are at the sole discretion of the NSE Admin Team, whose decisions are final.
These rules may be amended, changed or supplemented when required by the NSE Admin Team to ensure fair play and competitive integrity.

Map Pool

All maps picked must be picked from following Map pool. 

Control: Antartic Peninsula, Busan, Ilios, Oasis
Hybrid: Hollywood, King's Row, Midtown, Numbani
Push: Colosseo, Esperança, New Queen Street
Flashpoint: Circuit Royale, Havana, Route 66, Watchpoint: Gibraltar
Escort: New Junk City, Suravasa​

Map Veto

The home team can pick to be Team A or B for the first map. After you have picked the first map, Team A and Team B switch over, this repeats until all maps have been chosen. All maps should be chosen before map 1 begins.

For Control, Hybrid and Escort (4 Maps):

  • Team A bans 1 map
  • Team B bans 1 map
  • Team A picks the map, Team B picks the side

For Push (3 Maps):

  • Team B bans 1 map
  • Team A picks the map, Team B picks the side

For Flaspoint (2 Maps):

  • Team B picks the map
  • Team A picks the side​​​​

Best of Five

For best of 5 maps game modes will be played in the following order. 

  • Control 
  • Hybrid 
  • Push 
  • Flashpoint
  • Escort 

Best of Three

Best of 3s will work in the same way except only three game modes will be played. The three games modes will rotate each week.

  • Week 1
    • Escort
    • Hybrid
    • Flashpoint
  • Week 2
    • Control
    • Flashpoint
    • Push
  • Week 3
    • Hybrid
    • Control
    • Escort
  • Week 4
    • Hybrid
    • Push
    • Control
  • Week 5
    • Push
    • Escort
    • Flashpoint
  • Week 6
    • Escort
    • Control
    • Hybrid
  • Week 7
    • Push
    • Flashpoint
    • Control
Date Stage
Tuesday 25th June

Sign-ups close

Thursday 27th June

Week 1 Swiss

Thursday 4th July

Week 2 Swiss

Thursday 11th July

Week 3 Swiss

Thursday 18th July

Week 4 Swiss

Thursday 25th July


Thursday 1st August

Thursday 8th August Playoffs