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.
April Fools' Day 2020 - Best gaming jokes compilation
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Overwatch won't get new tanks or supports until the sequel
Blizzard has been dealing with criticism regarding Overwatch's role distribution for a while since there are too many damage heroes. This will continue until Overwatch 2, with the DPS heroes remaining prevalent in the original.
Echo - Overwatch's answer to the bunker meta
Overwatch's 32nd hero is Echo - a robot created by Dr Mina Liao. Jeff Kaplan and TimTheTatman went over the new hero's abilities during a recent live stream and she is now available in Overwatch's PTR. Echo will be a DPS hero with some very interesting abilities.
Overwatch dev finally rolls out trailer for Echo, a.k.a. Hero 32
Long-time Overwatch fans have been expecting Echo's launch to be just a matter of time, especially since eagle-eyed users caught glimpses of her in Ashe's announcement trailer. Following a breadcrumb trail of hints and bits of lore, Blizzard now launched her origin trailer.
Overwatch gets a new hero teaser in Project Athena files
Overwatch has been through a proper draught when it comes to new heroes ever since Sigma was released but it appears that Blizzard will stop it soon as they released a new teaser, referencing Project Athena.
Overwatch League events in March and April cancelled by dev
If you needed more proof just how serious the situation on the health front is, or are just a fan of Overwatch events, you should know that Activision Blizzard pulled the plug on all the events scheduled for March and April 2020.
Overwatch Season 21 will bring Hero Pools to shake up the meta
Blizzard will introduce Hero Pools in Overwatch's Competitive Season 21, meaning that different heroes will become unavailable every week They also provided details on how it will work and how the idea came to be.
Overwatch: Prevention of Ana's teabagging is a bug, soon to be fixed
Overwatch's player base has been hit with an unprecedented calamity recently when Ana players could no longer teabag the opponents they put to sleep. Thankfully, this turned out to be a bug and not an intended change since a fix is on the way.
Overwatch's Triple Damage role queue and Mardi Gras event are about to start
Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan recently announced that a new experimental role queue would be available soon in Overwatch and it might bring a surprise along. It appears the surprise is Mardi Gras event and both should go live on 25 February 2020.
Overwatch's Triple Damage will make it more chaotic, but more fun too
Overwatch's new Experimental mode is set to shake things up with the Triple Damage composition, i.e. one tank, three damage and two support players, but the game's director Jeff Kaplan's already advising players to not jump the gun based on numbers alone.