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 support heroes getting a balance pass in next patch
Blizzard have announced a balance pass on five Overwatch heroes - Ana, Brigitte, Lucio, Mercy and Moira, in hope that the tweaks will keep all of the heroes competitive while easing up on some op stuff and boosting underpowered stats.
Overwatch's endorsements system cuts abusive players by 25%
It seems that Jeff Kaplan and the gang were right on the money when they came up with Overwatch's latest systems - endorsements and looking for group, or LFG in short. The numbers are in and it turns out player abuse is down by 25 per cent.
Overwatch League will come to ESPN, Disney and ABC
In what's most certainly one of the brightest moments in terms of recent esports developments, Blizzard Entertainment's Overwatch League will be coming to ESPN, Disney and ABC, starting with the playoffs that begin on Wednesday night.
Blizzard reveal Overwatch World Cup groups and team lineups
Blizzard have posted match dates, venues, groups and participant country lineups for the upcoming Overwatch World Cup on their official website. The cup itself will be held across four different countries on three different continents.
Overwatch's pink Mercy skin raises $12.7 million for charity
Overwatch's community was called many a thing over the years, merciful most certainly not being one of them, but they came through when it mattered the most as Blizzard revealed that their pink Mercy skin has raised $12.7 million.
Overwatch heading into Season 11 of competitive play
Overwatch is heading into Season 11 of competitive play, which promises more salt than our ancestors ever mined, especially once Hammond, the genius space hamster, makes the switch from Blizzard's Public Test Realm to the actual "realm".
Overwatch's Hammond is a hamster called Wrecking Ball
As you could imagine, reactions to Blizzard's adding of a hamster called Wrecking Ball to Overwatch's hero pool was met with mixed tempers, although most of them seem to be aimed at the fact that Hammond is a rodent in a robot suit.
Overwatch update seems to be a step in the right direction
Blizzard's latest update to Overwatch seems to have posed another set of issues, mostly pertaining to the question of whether fake nice is better than true toxicity. Naturally, views on the subject vary as wildly as Blizzard's creativity.
South Korea sentences Ovewatch hacker to one year in prison
I know what you're thinking - how about you wallhack out of this, Jack? Unfortunately for the poor sod who chose to challenge mighty Blizzard in South Korea, wallhacks and aimbots won't be helping him in the country's prison system.
Overwatch teases new hero as Blizzard explains matchmaking
Blizzard have tweeted a six second video that supposedly teases a new Overwatch hero, even though the trailer leaves more questions than answers. Speaking of answers, the lords of Battle.net have finally shed some light on OW matchmaking.