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.
BlizzCon is now officially cancelled
Blizzard posted an update on their annual convention, BlizzCon, stating it has been completely cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns.
Overwatch Anniversary gets new skins and emotes but no intros
Blizzard kicked off the fourth Overwatch Anniversary with three skins as challenge rewards, along with some legendaries and emotes. However, there are no new highlight intros.
Overwatch patch notes leaked Anniversary 2020 event start date
Video game leaks usually come from third parties with insider sources but this time Blizzard inadvertently leaked their own event in Overwatch patch notes on May 12.
Overwatch getting competitive open queue changes, support hero balancing
Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan has posted another developer update where he talks about the upcoming changes to competitive open queue, support hero balancing, Experimental Card and more.
Sinatraa leaving Overwatch for Valorant
In an unexpected turn of events, popular Overwatch pro Sinatraa has announced leaving the game for Valorant pastures and the Sentinel esports organisation.
Overwatch players get to practice Competitive in Arcade
Blizzard launched the new Overwatch patch which includes Echo as well as a new way to enjoy Competitive with its unique traits and a twist - through Arcade. This should mean less stress and more loot boxes.
No delays on Activision Blizzard's development efforts so far, CEO states
Activision Blizzard's CEO Bobby Kotick gave an interview to CNBC, where he talked about his company and how they're handling the ongoing coronavirus situation. As for the games - everything is on track.
Overwatch League Week 11: schedule and banned heroes
Blizzard announced the list of heroes that will be unavailable in Overwatch League Week 11 along with its schedule. Keep in mind these heroes will be disabled in the Competitive mode as well.
How to get a free Overwatch League skin
Blizzard's switch to exclusive Overwatch League streaming on YouTube left players without a way to earn the OWL Tokens which can be used for purchasing team-based skins but the devs are now offering a one-time 100 token option, free of charge.
Echo joins Overwatch roster next Tuesday
Blizzard announced that the time for Echo to join Overwatch is finally upon us and she will be deployed with the next patch which is coming out just four days from the announcement.