We now know the name of the very first Los Angeles Overwatch League group, Los Angeles Valiant. Immortals, who have the franchise place, made the statement now via a short video.
Valiant are the fourth team declared for the Overwatch League alongside the Shanghai Dragons, Dallas Fuel and San Francisco Shock. Valiant are the first of both Los Angeles teams to get an official statement.
The announcement video focuses on Los Angeles Valiant's devotion to the fan experience, content creation and assisting their roster succeed both in game and out.
Valiant are likely to maintain the roster that played as Immortals only a few months ago. Despite its tumultuous track record in aggressive Overwatch so far. Only a couple months ago, they had been one of the best teams in North American and proved it by winning Overwatch Contenders Season Zero, with a roster that whose final two players combined the group the night prior to the tournament. Shortly after that success, the group didn't make playoffs in Contenders Season 1, leaving the group with loads of space to improve as they prepare for the opening of the Overwatch League.
The Overwatch League will kick off competition in December with a preseason, with the first official year commencing in January 2018.