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.
Injustice 2 continues to brawl on top of sales charts
UK physical charts for last week's sales are in and Injustice 2 keeps holding onto its first spot. Overwatch made an appearance in the top ten thanks to the anniversary event price cuts. Ultra Street Fighter II ranks at number ten.
Belgium bans loot boxes, punishments include prison, fines
The Belgian Gaming Commission has found FIFA 18, Overwatch and Counter Strike: Global Offensive to be in violation of gambling regulations in the country, due to the games containing loot boxes. Battlefront 2, however, is on the green.
Jeff Kaplan is how Hearthstone's fatigue mechanic came to be
Hearthstone's game director Ben Brode gave an interview to Ars Technica where he spoke about Blizzard's card game and it turns out that Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan is indirectly responsible for how Hearthstone's fatigue mechanic came to be.
Overwatch just got an Arcade competitive 6v6 Elimination mode
A new update hit Overwatch live servers today bringing along a new competitive mode in the Arcade. The game mode in question is 6v6 Lockout Elimination. It will last for a few weeks before it goes back into limbo. One-tricking not allowed.
What Remains of Edit Finch wins best game, despite Hellblade scooping up five awards
British Academy of Film and Television Arts, more commonly known as BAFTA, have held their annual Games Awards, with Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice absolutely stealing the show, despite the Best Game award going to What Remains of Edit Finch.
Overwatch: Archives event has begun worldwide on live servers
Blizzard's shooter is sporting some new features currently. The update went live today, and is available on all servers and platforms. With it comes a new PvE arcade game mode as well as plenty of cosmetic items for most of the hero roster.
Overwatch's Retribution event has been revealed during League half time
Jeff Kaplan has revealed the new event that's coming to Overwatch, named ''Retribution''. It will be a co-op mission, showing a bit of Blackwatch's lore in a highly explosive history lesson, as players take on Talon army.
Overwatch's new April event gets a name and some details from the team
Overwatch's game director and lead engineer provide further information about the upcoming event Archives with their new Developer Update video which released yesterday. More and more lootboxes, because Blizzard apparently gets a free pass.
Overwatch's foray into Battle Royale waters may be attractive, but it's not happening
The meteoric rise of the Battle Royale genre means every game is compared either to PUBG or Fortnite, and Blizzard's Overwatch is no different. However, the game's director Jeff Kaplan crushed any hopes of his game going Battle Royale way.
Overwatch getting new event based on last year's Uprising
Blizzard has slowly teased it, but it's almost here folks. The Uprising event from last year will be rejoining us, but with a twist and new features. Nothing is confirmed yet, as they do not release trailers until a few days from release.