Upper Deck announced that the Overwatch League Trading Cards are now available in their store. The Trading cards are of the 2017-2018 inaugural season.
Overwatch League Trading Cards Are Now Available
The highly anticipated first official esports trading cards are finally here. Upper Deck announced last month that they’ve partnered up with Blizzard to produce the first official Overwatch League Trading Cards. The esports trading cards will commemorate the Overwatch League’s Inaugural Season in 2017-2018. The large set will include 125 players from 12 Overwatch League teams. This is just the first of great things to come, so those who are disappointed that their favorite team isn’t included should be hopeful that more teams will be added in the future.
Where Can You Buy The Overwatch League Trading Cards?
Fans can purchase the Overwatch League trading card pack at the Upper Deck Online Store. There are three options, the latter being more catered for commercial sales. Taken directly from Upperdeck.com:
- $3.99 Per Pack: “Collect the entire 200-card digital Base Set featuring Players, Maps, Highlights & Teams”.
- $93.99 Per Box: “Find 2 Autographs, 2 Memorabilia, and 1 All-Star Holo F/X insert per box, on average”.
- $1,119.99 Per Case: “Look for 1 Trio link and 1 Trip Fragments card per case, on average.”
What Are The Subset Cards?
There’s a number of subset cards in the Inaugural Set. Here is the list including number:
- Legendary Parallels (#’d to 25 – Base Set, Maps, Season 1 Highlights, Team Checklist)
- Base Set – Infra-Sight Variant (1:3)
- Season Rivals (1:17)
- League Leaders (1:8.5)
- Team Leaders (1:8.5)
- Stage Winners (1:25)
- Grand Finals (1:10)
- OWL Champions (1:17)
- Electric Skin Variant (#’d to 99 – Season Rivals, League Leaders, Team Leaders, Stage Winners, Grand Finals, OWL Champions)
- Solo Ink (1:14)
- Duo Ink (1:144)
- Trio Ink (1:288)
- Solo Fragments (1:14)
- Duo Fragments (1:144)
- Trio Fragments (1:288)
- Inked Fragments (#’d to 25)
- Solo Fragments – Patch Parallel (#’d to 25)
- Duo Fragments – Patch Parallel (#’d to 15)
- Trio Fragments – Patch Parallel (#’d to 10)
- All-Star Holo F/X (1:24)
- All-Star Holo F/X Logo Parallel (#’d to 25)
What are E-Packs from Upper Deck?
E-Packs allow collectors to open packs, boxes, and cases online, and then decide if they want cards delivered directly to them. It offers more convenience for collectors, and also helps save the environment! Instead of throwing out doubles, you can simply order the cards you receive digitally online.
With that said, if you purchase online you entitled to E-Pack Exclusive Content. Taken directly from Upper Deck:
Collect and combine 3 copies of any individual digital 2017-18 Overwatch League Maps or Season 1 Highlights card on Upper Deck e-Pack® to receive an e-Pack exclusive digital Uncommon parallel of that card.
Collect and combine 9 copies of any individual digital 2017-18 Overwatch League Base Set or Team Checklists or 3 copies of any individual digital Uncommon card on Upper Deck e-Pack® to receive an e-Pack exclusive Rare parallel of that card with the ability to have the physical card mailed to you.
Collect and combine 3 copies of any individual 2017-18 Overwatch League Rare Parallel card on Upper Deck e-Pack® to receive an e-Pack exclusive Epic parallel of that card with the ability to have the physical card mailed to you.
Be sure to check out the Achievements page for info regarding additional achievement awards for this product.
Here’s an example of how it will look when you combine cards:
Not only is this a chance for fans to get closer to the league and be familiar with Overwatch League players, but this is a huge step for esports. We can only imagine that Upper Deck will partner up with more esports league to bring fans closer to their favorite teams and players.