Watch The Philadelphia Fusion Play Their First Official Match

Philly is one of only 11 cities in the world to have a franchise in the the official Overwatch League.

Bearing orange and black as their official colors, the Philadelphia Fusion is a group of 12 esports players hailing from nine countries who rep Philly in the first-person survival game. Thursday night, the team will square off against the Houston Outlaws in their first official match of the league.

The Fusion are owned by Comcast Spectacor, the Comcast division that also owns the Philadelphia Flyers. The company announced this week that 27-year-old Tucker Roberts, son of Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, and his wife, Aileen Roberts, will lead the franchise.

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