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 reveals upcoming social features for Overwatch
Blizzard have announced the next round of changes to Overwatch, adding group search and endorsements to their shooter. There's the long awaited Symmetra overhaul as well, which is sure to appease both fans of the Indian reality bender.
Detroit: Become Human tops UK chart, State of Decay 2 second
Quantic Dream and David Cage's Detroit: Become Human has taken over UK physical sales chart, followed by State of Decay 2 and Dark Souls Remastered. Unfortunately, the God of War record Barlog and Co were hoping for ain't happening.
Blizzard tease Petra ahead of Overwatch's anniversary event
If you're not familiar with Petra, you're either not a huge fan of history, Indiana Jones or Civilization, the latter two of which are simply unacceptable. Blizzard have now rolled out a teaser showing us what to expect from their new map.
Blizzard clamping down on third-party Overwatch software
Blizzard have taken to their forums recently to announce that they'll be cracking down on any and all third-party software that may provide unfair advantages in Overwatch and the first two victims seem to be Visor.gg and Pursuit apps.
Overwatch Winter Wonderland on its way back, new Legendaries
Blizzard has planned another Winter Wonderland event for Overwatch. This year will see legendary skins and passes for Black Forest. The Black Forest will also host Mei's Snowball Offensive. Yeti Hunt will only be available during the event.
Overwatch gets a "strike team" to suppress toxicity
Blizzard has created an anti-toxicity strike team made up of designers, staff, analytics people, and a group called 'Risk' that fights cheating and hacking. Machine learning will play a role in this latest barrel roll against toxicity.
Overwatch's new hero, new hybrid map and Reinhardt cinematic
Jeff from, of and with the Overwatch team has been very busy preparing for this year's BlizzCon. In the midst of the ongoing Overwatch World Cup they decided to reveal a new hero and a new map. Reinhardt also got his own cinematic.
Overwatch Season Six ending soon, extra items to unlock soon
Overwatch's Season Six is ending on 29 October. Season Seven will follow in three days, on 01 November 2017. Aside from sprays and icons, you’ll also receive Competitive Points based on the skill rating achieved during the season.
Overwatch slaps non-toxic players with seasonal bans by accident
Blizzard's Overwatch team discovered a bug in the system that can result in a full skill rating loss and a seasonal ban. The team is currently working on a solution. There is a new Overwatch comic titled "Searching" that focuses on Zarya.
Overwatch toxicity permabans becoming a thing next week
Starting on Wednesday, 27 September, any player who accumulates three or more seasonal bans may be permanently banned from Competitive Play altogether. The new Junkertown map will be disabled from the mode for the first week of changes.