GitGud Limited is here!

For many, Overwatch tends to be a toxic grind up the competitive ladder; but here at GitGud, we aim to provide a safe and positive community for everyone to play Overwatch the way the game was meant to be played. Enjoy the competitive edge, and learn effective strategies for taking the point.

Between our long seasons, we are proposing you a condensed version of GitGud. Every match count ! Over 3 weeks fight to survive and be crown the first Limited Champion.

To keep the format constraint only 32 teams maximum are allowed to participate unfortunately. But watch our space, are GG season 7 is around the corner.

Merchandise

You heard that right, during GitGud you will have the chance to get limited edition merch with our new GitGud branding. Grab them now. And who knows, they might grow in value over time :P

Season Schedule

Event Dates
Signups Open Monday, Feb. 8th
Signups Close Sunday, Feb. 14th
Tournament Start Friday, Feb. 27th
Finals Weekend Saturday, Mar. 13th - Sunday, Mar. 14th

Participate!

NA Team Signup: https://forms.gle/en3Ez2Za63RQgbX29
EU Team Signup: https://forms.gle/JV6DxrtvLWMFCyaY8

PLAY: Your team will up to 3 games per weekend, so grind up those skills and get prepared.

WATCH: We will select a few of those matches to be streamed every Friday, Saturday and Sunday on our Twitch channel. Stay tuned on our Twitter to get more details.

First time here? please read the full rules PDF:

Official Rulebook PDF

Manager Guide PDF


GitGud Quick Rule Overview

Map Order and Pool

Control / Escort / Hybrid / Assault / Control (not played yet)

  • Control: Lijiang / Busan / Nepal
  • Escort: Rialto / Gibraltar / Route 66
  • Hybrid: King’s Row / Hollywood / Eichenwalde
  • Assault: Hanamura / Temple of Anubis / Volskaya Industries

Lobby Settings

  • Presets: Competitive
  • Modes, All: Kill Cam Off
  • Modes, All: Skins Disabled
  • Pause on Disconnect: Off
  • Lobby, Spectators: None, Invite Only
  • Heroes, Hero Roster: Disable banned heroes
  • Workshop Code: https://workshop.codes/git-gud

Matches

  • The match must start within 15 minutes of the scheduled time
  • Managers are responsible to check the opponents team roster
  • Higher seed team creates lobby (left team in the matchup on Battlefy)
  • First to three - first team to win three maps total wins the match
  • Higher seed team selects first control map
  • Lower seed team selects side (if applicable)
  • Losing team selects next map, winner selects side
  • Tie: The team that lost the previous map will select the next map, the other team will pick side
  • Subbing in a player is only allowed between maps

Pauses

  • Two 5 minutes pause per match, per team
  • No pause allowed during a team fight - wait until the fight ended
  • Max. waiting time between maps 5 minutes
  • If either team is not ready after those 5 minutes, they must either forfeit the match or play with an incomplete roster.
  • When requesting a referee, pause timers will stop until a suitable solution is reached

Ringers (one time sub)

  • Max. two ringers per match (unless opponent agrees to more)
  • Placed in the current competitive season (for the role that is played)
  • Has to be level 150+
  • Peak SR (for any role) cannot be higher than division limit (current season)
    • Rookie Ringer < 2999 SR
    • Intermediate Ringer < 3499 SR
    • Advanced Ringer < 3899 SR
    • Expert Open SR
  • Should only be used if a team cannot fill 2 tank/dps/support players from their official roster
  • If possible should be announced in the match in manager channel on Discord beforehand
  • The same ringer can only be used for 3 matches before they need to be added to the roster

Roster additions/changes

  • Placed in the current competitive season for any role(s) they want to play
  • Peak SR (any role) cannot be higher than division limit (current and last two seasons)
    • Rookie < 2999 SR
    • Intermediate < 3499 SR
    • Advanced < 3899 SR
    • Expert/Unlimited No Limit
  • Need to be submitted via “Change Form” form (NA and EU link on left)

Climbing

  • Players are allowed to climb up to one division
    • Rookie can climb to 3499
    • Intermediate can climb to 3899
    • Advanced can climb to 4299
    • Expert has no limit
  • Players that exceed these limits on any given role, are not allowed to play this role anymore. If all roles are above this limit, the player cannot play for their team anymore (due to two division differences)

Format and Schedule

The tournament is played with a Qualifier single elimination bracket to get the top 8 teams followed by a double elimination final bracket

Standard time for matches: 20:00 CET / 8pm ET

Qualifier
  • Friday and Saturday February 26th & 27th
Main bracket
  • Sunday, February 28th to Sunday, March 7th


Final Weekend
Lower Bracket Finals: Friday March 12th Grand Finals: Saturday and Sunday March 13th and 14th depending on division (cf Rulebook)