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.
Overwatch's free week-long trial is kicking off soon
Blizzard are hosting another free Overwatch event, but this time it is going to last an entire week instead of just a weekend. The free week will kick off on 20 November, will last until 26 November 2018 and will behave like free weekends.
Blizzard are nerfing Overwatch's Brigitte on the PTR
It seems that the forum warriors are getting to Blizzard and the company now rolled out a new Overwatch patch on the Public Test Realm, continuing to nerf Brigitte while buffing Bastion, McCree, Torbjorn and tweaking Doomfist a bit.
Overwatch's big bad patch is here - Ashe and reinstall available
Overwatch's feared patch that would make everyone reinstall has arrived, bringing many welcome balance changes as well as the newest hero - Ashe. Then again, the download size isn't too vast and it feels good to have fresh content again.
Overwatch's next patch will require a reinstall, Blizzard says
Blizzard have posted a heads up notice on Overwatch forums, warning players that the next patch will require a full reinstall of game files. Apparently, it has something to do with inability to patch over current content efficiently.
Six more heroes coming to Overwatch, Echo was there all along
Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan has given a lengthy interview on all things Overwatch, where he talked about six more heroes coming to the game, one of whom, Echo, was there on the artwork all along, their insistence on loot boxes and more.
Blizzard have introduced a new hero to Overwatch - Ashe
Ashe is Overwatch's new hero and McCree's old flame apparently, and she's coming in hot with a bunch of dynamite inspired explosive as well as a lever action rifle. Well, that's one BlizzCon 2018 reveal that the fans aren't livid about.
Blizzard ease up on number of Overwatch League matches
Overwatch League is kicking off its Season 2 on Valentine's Day 2019 but Blizzard have already shown their players some love by cutting 12 matches from each team's season schedule, so as to prevent burnout and/or potential health issues.
Overwatch getting spectator mode for OWWC, no new map at BlizzCon
Overwatch fans rejoice because Blizzard are rolling out a new spectator-friendly feature dubbed the Overwatch World Cup Viewer that, as the name suggests, will let you view live matches as you've never done - from the thick of the action.
Australian government joins the onslaught against loot boxes
Australian Parliamentary Committee has published the results of an investigation that the country started in June 2018 regarding loot boxes in gaming and possible implications of gambling disorder abuse, along with regulation suggestions.
Moira joins Overwatch PTR, cosmetics added to base Loot Boxes
Overwatch has a new patch unwrapping in PTR at the moment. The patch brings the new hero Moira, nerfs Mercy and buffs Ana. New cosmetic items have been announced for 2018. The new items will be added to the base Loot Boxes soonish.