About the game
Overwatch is an online team-based shooter that features intense 6v6 battles between a cast of over thirty unique characters called "heroes". Each hero brings something different to the game thanks to a unique skill set.
F1 2020 is free to play on Xbox for a limited time
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members will get to play F1 2020, Wreckfest and Overwatch: Origins Edition for free this weekend in Free Play Days on Xbox. The offer will run until Sunday, August 23, 2020.
Overwatch's Summer Games event is underway with new challenges
Summer Games 2020 in Overwatch brought new skins, some of which are won through challenges along with one new emote, two highlight intros and a new take on Lucioball.
Overwatch League reveals details of 2020 postseason and Grand Finals
The Overwatch League have announced the format for 2020 postseason and Grand Finals. Matches will be held online and split between two divisions, with 13 teams playing in North America, and seven in Asia.
Blizzard silently removes McCree's noose spray
Blizzard removed McCree's noose spray in the latest Overwatch patch, replacing it with a horseshoe. Needless to say, controversy and question barrage ensued.
Overwatch nerfs Brigitte again, restores open queue
Blizzard nerfed Brigitte once again as they apparently just can't catch a break with the hero and Overwatch's balance keeps hanging in the air. Then again, this may have been a pre-emptive strike before open queue.
Overwatch removing Hero Pools from competitive play
Blizzard officially announced that Overwatch's competitive play is doing away with Hero Pools, as the more recent changes have proven more beneficial for the meta.
BlizzCon is now officially cancelled
Blizzard posted an update on their annual convention, BlizzCon, stating it has been completely cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns.
Overwatch Anniversary gets new skins and emotes but no intros
Blizzard kicked off the fourth Overwatch Anniversary with three skins as challenge rewards, along with some legendaries and emotes. However, there are no new highlight intros.
Overwatch patch notes leaked Anniversary 2020 event start date
Video game leaks usually come from third parties with insider sources but this time Blizzard inadvertently leaked their own event in Overwatch patch notes on May 12.
Overwatch getting competitive open queue changes, support hero balancing
Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan has posted another developer update where he talks about the upcoming changes to competitive open queue, support hero balancing, Experimental Card and more.