eSports' Overwatch League announces its first female player

From BBC - February 14, 2018

eSports' Overwatch League has finally announced its first female player.

Kim "Geguri" Se-Yeon is joining the Shanghai Dragons and will be one of the very few female players in eSports competing at a top professional level.

There's been a lot of speculation about it online in recent weeks, but it was finally confirmed by the team on Twitter on Wednesday.

It comes after recent discussions about the lack of female involvement in the league.

Founded in 2016, the league sees gamers battle it out in the popular first-person shooting game Overwatch.

The Overwatch League, specifically, sparked a debate as to why there are so few female gamers in the electronic sport.


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