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.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy tops charts two weeks in a row
Another week, another top spot for Crash Bandicoot. This is mostly impressive because the game is a single platform release. There are some surprises this week as Battlefield 1 and Horizon Zero Dawn re-enter the UK retail top ten.
Overwatch Anniversary and Game of the Year Edition announced
Blizzard will be celebrating Overwatch's fist anniversary from 23 May until 12 June. Not many details are known, but a customary free weekend will be in effect from 26 to 29 May. Game of the Year Edition will roll out on 23 May 2017.
Blizzard has unbanned Overwatch players who were using Linux
Blizzard has recently, and unexpectedly, banned several Overwatch players who have been using Linux as their operating system. After several players confirmed the inconvenience on Reddit, Blizzard responded with PR statements and unbans.
Overwatch update adds Busan, nerfs Brigitte, buffs Reinhardt
Other than adding the new map, Busan, to the live servers, Blizzard's latest Overwatch update will also be introducing some balancing changes and I'm confident many a player will breathe a sigh of relief knowing it's Brigitte nerfing time.
Hi-Rez CEO pulls a Patrick Söderlund on Realm Royale stream
Hi-Rez CEO Erez Goren, usually known as HiRezErez, recently jumped into a streamer's Twitch chat to apparently provide first hand info on how Realm Royale might progress in the future - but ended up telling the streamer to stop playing.
Overwatch's Shanghai Dragons sack coaches and eight players
Well, there are ways and ways to enter Overwatch's fledgling history books but Shanghai Dragons have managed to do it in a pretty notorious way - with a 0-40 "record", prompting the team to sack eight players along with two head coaches.
Blizzard are pulling Overwatch paid loot boxes from Belgium
Belgium isn't stepping down from the fight with gambling in video games industry as Belgian Gaming Commission published a report that deemed Overwatch loot boxes gambling. Blizzard are now forced to remove them entirely from the game.
Overwatch's new Busan map lets heroes dance and sing karaoke
Busan, as you may be well aware is a city in Korea and when Blizzard decided to add the map set in the city to Overwatch, they didn't pass up the opportunity to add some of the local flavour, such as the love for dance games and karaoke.
Overwatch's financial slump continues as playerbase grows
Peculiar things are going down in the land of Blizzard as Overwatch's revenue has been reported to be sliding, in spite of the fact that several free weekends and the addition of Hammond Wrecking Ball inflated the playerbase somewhat.
Overwatch gets new map called Busan and D.Va animated short
Blizzard have officially kicked off the Overwatch fan festival in South Korea, introducing a new control point map named after the country's capitol, Busan, and a brand new animated short on D.Va, in-game resident and defender of Busan.