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Everyone knows the precedent that the Korean Overwatch scene has set in terms of skill and production, but when listing its boons, many seem to miss that the Korean scene has long served as a backdrop for some of the most epic storylines in the game’s esports history.

From its very beginning in APEX, the Korean scene hooked viewers with unmatched skills and finesse weaved expertly with rich storylines. APEX was the place where Runner punched out a ceiling tile, Lunatic Hai and Kongdoo Panthera climaxed their long-standing rivalry in a grueling four-hour Best of 7 finale, and GC Busan took the royal road straight from Open Division to the final APEX championship, continuing on to become the inaugural Overwatch League champs. …

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Naomi Berry

Esports writer and gaming enthusiast based in Seoul, South Korea.

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