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 World Cup teams to get dedicated skins
Overwatch World Cup will be made all the more fun and watchable with the new team uniforms, an updated UI, a third person smart camera and more. The Uniform concept will premiere at BlizzCon on 03 and 04 November.
UK gamers have started a petition for loot box regulation
Concerned individuals are petitioning the UK government to consider regulation for loot box systems in video games. The rationale behind the petition is that various loot box systems represent a form of gambling embedded into video games and should be regarded as such by the law.
The Overwatch League has its first officialy named team
For its inaugural season, the League will have a toal of 12 city-based teams. One of them is the team from Shanghai. The team, led by Chinese internet technology company NetEase is the first Overwatch League team to have an official name.
The Overwatch League - the last three teams sign on
Teams for Dallas, Houston, and Philadelphia have signed on for the first season of the Overwatch League. This brings the total up to the desired 12 teams. Preseason play will start on Wednesday, 06 December.
Overwatch: Junkertown map and Mercy changes now live
Junkertown, the latest escort map in Overwatch is now live. Mercy and D.Va changes that were previously in the PTR have also become available on the live servers. A free Overwatch weekend is coming up this week.
Overwatch - the free weekend will be available across all platforms
Overwatch's latest patch that brought Mercy's new ultimate to the PTR might be hitting the live servers as early as next week. Free Overwatch weekend scheduled to start on 22 September. Another Overwatch map going to HotS.
Overwatch map preview - Junkertown
Overwatch's latest escort map - Junkertown got its very own map preview. The video detailed the map's origin story and the new arena. Junkertown will be available next week.
Overwatch - Mercy has a new ultimate ability
Overwatch has a band new patch in the PTR. This patch will change Mercy's ultimate ability from Resurrect to Valkyrie. D.Va can now fire her Fusion Cannons while flying.
New Overwatch short - Rise and Shine, Mei
Blizzard dropped a brand new animated short today. This one is all about Mei. The short details the cheery scientist's backstory at Ecopoint: Antarctica.
Overwatch Competitive Season six changes
Jeff from the Overwatch team sat down to go through some of the changes that are waiting for you in the Competitive Season six. The season will be a month shorter but there will be more points awarded per win. Also, your skill rating decay shouldn't hurt as much anymore.