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.
Blizzard tease out the new Lunar New Year skins for Overwatch
Blizzard have revealed the three news skins that will be coming to Overwatch during the Year of the Pig festivities. These include new skins for Hanzo, Reaper and everyone's favourite precision German engineering enthusiast, Rheinhardt.
Blizzard announces Overwatch Year of the Pig event date
Blizzard confirmed that Overwatch's Lunar New Year event, Year of the Pig, will commence on 24 January and will conclude on 18 February 2019. As per usual, it is set to deliver new themed skins, as well as bring back the vaulted ones.
Blizzard sanitising Twitch chat by linking it to Battle.net
In order to remove toxic and spam comments on Twitch chat, Blizzard are implementing a moderation system requiring users to connect their Twitch and Battle.net accounts. This will be tested on the Overwatch Contenders quarterfinals.
More than 100 staff take severance packages, will leave Blizzard
It has been reported that over 100 staff members have left Blizzard's European customer support headquarters in Cork, Ireland, after the company's fifth improved offer in just a few months turned out to be the sort worth leaving over.
Blizzard giving five free loot boxes to Overwatch players
To celebrate the holidays and show their gratitude to fans for supporting their game during the year, Blizzard is gifting five free Overwatch winter loot boxes to all players who log into the game from 25 December 2018 to 3 January 2019.
Blizzard start a list of disciplined Overwatch pros for 2019
Blizzard have started a list of Overwatch pro players who have been disciplined so far and announced they will keep it going through 2019. The list includes the committed infractions, as well as player names, punishments and their dates.
Overwatch patch kicks off Winter Wonderland, buffs Bastion
Blizzard have rolled out a new Overwatch patch, migrating the changes from the Public Test Realm, which as you know nerfed Brigitte's shield bash and tweaked Doomfist, among other changes. The patch also kicked off Winter Wonderland 2018.
Blizzard confirm Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 start date
Overwatch fans were getting restless in anticipation of the next Winter Wonderland event and Blizzard have now officially put these questions to rest. Winter Wonderland 2018 will start on 11 December 2018 and will end on 02 January 2019.
Korea might punish account boosting with jail time soon
Account boosting has been creating issues in competitive games since time immemorial but Korea is looking to put an end to it. Law on Game Business Development may get an amendment that can punish account boosters with jail time soon.
Overwatch's new hero Ashe is getting aim smoothing in next patch
Overwatch's new hero and McCree's old boss Ashe will be getting some aiming tweaks come the next patch day, because her aiming down sights ended up being quite choppy for players who are playing Blizzard's game at 60 FPS or higher.