Each purchase of the skin by players will provide monetary support for the teams in the League.
To ensure that profits go to the teams, Overwatch will be implementing a "League Token" currency.
Teams will have access to color themed skins in the gameplay which will make it easier to identify team members and be visually uniform as well.
For the first month following the update of League Tokens, all players who play Overwatch on any platform will be given free League Tokens for purchasing one League team uniform.
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In a video released today, OWL commissioner Nate Nanzer explained that team skins will only be available via a new currency called League Tokens.
Take note that the Overwatch League tokens will be only used to buy in-game content for the Overwatch League. There is also the possibility that players will be able to convert credits into tokens.
Earlier in 2017, Activision Blizzard announced The Overwatch League, an esports organization comprised of teams from around the world.
The Overwatch League preseason will start on December 6, in preparation for the highly anticipated launch on January 10, 2018.
The Dallas Fuel, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, San Francisco Shock, Seoul Dynasty, the Shanghai Dragons make up the Pacific Division, while the Boston Uprising, Florida Mayhem, Houston Outlaws, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, and Philadelphia Fusion form the Atlantic Division.