Key dates and guidelines for roster construction heading into the 2019 Overwatch League season.

The Overwatch League’s first offseason is one filled with changes. Aug. 1 marked the beginning of the extension and trade window, and Sept. 9 will be the start of the exclusive free agent signing window for expansion teams. With new teams joining the league and others retooling their rosters for the 2019 season, expect a lot of player movement in the coming weeks and months. Bookmark this page to keep track of all the signings and announcements, which will be updated daily!

Last updated: Sept. 21.


Boston Uprising

Aug. 31: Released flex tank Woo-Yul “Kalios” Shin, support Connor “Avast” Prince, and support Mikias “Snow” Yohannes.

Sept. 2: Released DPS Stanislav “Mistakes” Danilov.


Dallas Fuel

Aug. 31: Flex Brandon “Seagull” Larned announced retirement.

Sept. 4: Released support Sebastian “Chipshajen” Widlund; re-signed seven roster players (supports Jonathan “HarryHook” Tejedor Rua and Benjamin “Unkoe” Chevasson; tanks Min-Seok “OGE” Son and Pongphop “Mickie” Rattanasangchod; and DPS Dylan “aKm” Bignet, Hyeon “Effect” Hwang, and Timo “Taimou” Kettunen); announced tank Christian “Cocco” Jonsson will transition from player to assistant coach role.


Florida Mayhem

Sept. 5: Released supports Sebastian "Zebbosai" Olsson and Aleksi "Zuppeh" Kuntsi; flex Joonas "zappis" Alakurtti; tanks Johan "CWoosH" Klingestedt and Tim "Manneten" Bylund; and DPS Andreas "Logix" Berghmans.

Sept. 10: Acquired tank Jae-Mo "Xepher" Koo from the Seoul Dynasty.

Sept. 21: Promoted support Hyeon-Woo "HaGoPeun" Jo from Mayhem Academy to the main roster.


Houston Outlaws

Sept. 2: Released tank Russell “FCTFCTN” Campbell.

Sept. 3: Announced DPS Matthew “Clockwork” Diaz will move into non-player role and DPS Lucas “Mendokusaii” Håkansson will shift to content creator role.

Sept. 18: Acquired DPS Dante "Danteh" Cruz from the San Francisco Shock in exchange for tank Myeong-Hwan "Smurf" Yoo.


London Spitfire

Sept. 3: Announced arrival of new head coach Kwang-Bok “Coach815” Kim.


Los Angeles Gladiators

Aug. 20: Transferred tank Chan-Hyung “Fissure” Baek to the Seoul Dynasty.

Aug. 31: Released tank Luis “iRemiix” Galarza Figueroa, Jun-Sung “Asher” Choi, and Ted “Silkthread” Wang.


Los Angeles Valiant

Sept. 7: Released tanks Seb "Numlocked" Barton and Finnbjorn "Finnsi" Jonasson, support Stefano "Verbo" Disalvo, and assistant coach Christopher "Grimreality" Schaefer.

Sept. 13: Acquired tank Dae-Kuk "KuKi" Kim from the Seoul Dynasty.


New York Excelsior

Aug. 31: Announced departure of analyst Hyeong-Seok “WizardHyeong” Kim and release of tank Jun-Hwa “Janus” Song.


Philadephia Fusion

Sept. 2: Released DPS Georgii “ShaDowBurn” Gushcha, support Joe “Joemeister” Gramano, and support Jeong-Hwan “DayFly” Park.


San Francisco Shock

Aug. 22: Released tank David “Nomy” Ramirez, support Daniel “dhaK” Martínez, and DPS André “iddqd” Dahlström.

Sept. 18: Acquired tank Myeong-Hwan "Smurf" Yoo from the Houston Outlaws in exchange for DPS Dante "Danteh" Cruz.


Seoul Dynasty

Aug. 20: Acquired tank Chan-Hyung “Fissure” Baek from Los Angeles Gladiators.

Aug. 28: Announced arrival of Dong-Gun “KDG” Kim as head coach and Chang-Geun “Changgoon” Park as assistant coach.

Aug. 30: Announced support Jin-Woo “Gambler” Heo’s retirement and transition to streamer role.

Sept. 2: Released tank Jin-Hyeok “Miro” Gong, flex Gi-Do “Gido” Moon, and DPS Seok-Woo “Wekeed” Choi.

Sept. 10: Transferred tank Jae-Mo "Xepher" Koo to the Florida Mayhem.

Sept. 13: Transferred tank Dae-Kuk "KuKi" Kim to the Los Angeles Valiant.


Shanghai Dragons

Sept. 2: Announced departure of coaches Jun-Young “Kong” Song and Jia “Nai8” Jia; released eight players (supports Yage “Altering” Cheng, Peixuan “Freefeel” Xu, Zhaoyu “Fiveking” Chen, and Junjian “Sky” He; tanks Wenhao “Roshan” Jing and Junjie “Xushu” Liu; and DPS Gi-Hyeon “Ado” Chon and Dae-Min “Daemin” Kim).

Sept. 20: Announced arrival of head coach Seung-Hwan "BlueHaS" Wi.


Sept. 10: Announced arrival of Beoum-Jun "Bishop" Lee as head coach.

Washington, D.C.

Sept. 11: Announced arrival of Hyeong-Seok "WizardHyeong" Kim as head coach and signing of main tank Jun-Hwa "Janus" Song.

Sept. 20: Announced arrival of Kyoung-Ei Molly "AVALLA" Kim as assistant coach and Mikael "mkL" Skjønhaug as analyst.