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 new escort map and Blizzard's plans for gamescom
Blizzard just revealed a new escort map for Overwatch. The map is set in Australian Outback. A new animated short is to be revealed during the Blizzard Reveal Ceremony on Wednesday, 23 August.
Blizzard's gamescom 2017 lineup - from Overwatch to Diablo III
Blizzard will bring all kinds of cool content to gamescom 2017. Overwatch is getting a brand new map, Heathstone will get a new Hero and WoW will see its European Championship come to a close. More information will be revealed on Monday, 21 August.
The Overwatch League now has new teams for London and Los Angeles
Two more teams from The Overwatch League have been acquired. The team for London was purchased by Jack Etienne of Cloud9, and Stan and Josh Kroenke purchased a team for Los Angeles.
Overwatch - Summer Games are now live
Overwatch's Summer Games are now live. The standard Loot Box has been replaced with a special Summer Games box, and LucioBall has a new map. Last year's items are available at a discount.
Overwatch Summer Games event starts next week
The Overwatch Summer Games event from 2016 will be making another appearance in 2017. This time around there is a new Lúcioball stadium, some changes and nerfs to that mode's mechanics, and you guessed it - skins and lootbox things, new and old.
Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition coming to retail stores soon
Back in May, Blizzard celebrated Overwatch's first anniversary with a new seasonal event, a free weekend and a digital GotY edition. Now, a physical Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition will hit the shelves on 28 July.
AltChar's player of the month for June 2017
AltChar's player of the month is Purpletop - again! Check out our video to see what made him our number one pick once more.
Doomfist - first reactions and the new highlight system explained
Overwatch players can finally play as Doomfist, albeit in the PTR. People seem to like him. The patch that brought the latest Doomfist into Overwatch also packed the new highlights system and some changes to the game's lootboxes.
Blizzard officially teased Doomfist
Blizzard published an in-universe blog post detailing the events that unfolded at Helix Security International's classified maximum security installation before the Numbani airport attack. The post was heavily geared towards Akande Ogundimu a.k.a. the next Doomfist.
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy smashes the competition
Gfk chart track is back again this week with a list of best selling entertainment software for the week that ended on 01 July. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy claimed the number one spot while two more newcomers found their place elsewhere in the top 10.