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 and Diablo are apparently getting their own shows
Blizzard fans have been asking for more media that explores the lore of pretty much all the most popular franchises. Overwatch and Diablo are headed that way with new animated shows, according to a Linkedin slip-up or possible teaser.
Nvidia: Pulling Activision Blizzard's catalogue was simple misunderstanding,
You may have heard that Nvidia's Geforce Now streaming service recently pulled the entire Activision Blizzard catalogue from their offer, but it turned out that this was due to a simple misunderstanding between the two companies.
2020 Overwatch League season kicked off with events in North America
Ten out of twenty Overwatch League teams went head to head in this weekend's events held in New York City and Dallas. The New York Excelsior hosted their rivals at the iconic Hammerstein Ballroom in Manhattan and the Dallas Fuel hosted theirs at the Arlington Esports Stadium.
Overwatch Developer Update - major changes are coming to the game
Overwatch is getting a slew of reforms in the coming months. A February update will bring the Experimental Card to the live game on all platforms which will let the players test upcoming changes. The Competitive Season 21 will feature a Hero Pool.
Overwatch League matches postponed in China
Overwatch League matches in China have been postponed. As you may have guessed, the reason is the Coronavirus outbreak. The decision is more than likely a precaution to avoid potential health risks and further contamination.
What Activision Blizzard Google partnership means for Overwatch players
Activision Blizzard announced their partnership with Google recently and spoke about the relationship be good for the players in various ways but the benefits are just tangential. For example, latency changes will be good for viewers and not in-game.
Overwatch balance hits Orisa with a heavy nerf hammer
Blizzard are going to nerf several Overwatch heroes in the next patch, including Reaper, Hanzo, Sigma and Baptiste. However, the star of the show is Orisa who will get suplexed by the balance team in order to let other tanks have some fun too.
National Health Service England calls for loot box bans by industry
National Health Service (NHS) England's mental health director Claire Murdoch has called on the games industry to ban loot boxes from their products, insisting they're setting children up for addiction further down the line.
Overwatch Year of the Rat - new game modes, challenges and cosmetics
Overwatch's Year of the Rat event is now live for PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Switch. The Lunar update has brought a new CTF Blitz game mode to the Arcade, along with some new skins, emotes and more. The patch has also delivered some hero changes.
Overwatch - Year of the Rat 2020 brings a new type of Legendary skin
Overwatch's Lunar New Year 2020 event - Year of the Rat will bring a new type of Legendary skin to the game. Sombra will be the first hero to sport the new look(s). Jeff and the Overwatch team are still trying to figure out DPS queue times.