Overwatch is a multiplayer first person shooter developed by Blizzard.
The game is a hero shooter, featuring several characters, each with their own unique abilities and powers.
The sequel will launch as an early access free-to-play title tomorrow for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch.
Overwatch 2 is nearly here and feels very familiar. What are some of the major differences from its predecessor? Find out here.
Geoff Goodman left the company earlier this year, having been with the team since launch (and even before with Project Titan).
After that, servers will go down for 27 hours while the development team preps for launching Overwatch 2 on October 4th.
Those with console accounts linked to Battle.net must select the ones they would like to merge. Only one account per platform can be linked.
Genji, Tracer, Soldier 76, Baptiste, D.Va, and Pharah have received new remixed Legendary skins. Select Weekly Challenges also return.
Game director Aaron Keller reveals that Overwatch 2 will completely and entirely replace its predecessor upon launch.
Credits, OWL Tokens and Competitive Points will carry over. Any remaining loot boxes open automatically with players receiving their contents.
Unlock new color schemes for the most popular Legendary skins of Sombra, Hanzo, Symmetra, Ana, Roadhog and Lucio until June 7th.
The event will be available until June 6th and feature remixed Legendary skins along with past Weekly Challenges and Seasonal Brawls.
Cosmetics tied to Weekly Challenges are also returning with Vol. 1 featuring Nano D.Va, Bastet Ana and Combat Medic Baptiste.
The three-part event will see the return of past Brawls and mini-event skins along with remixes of popular Legendary skins.
Earn a new free spray, player icon and Legendary skin for Reaper by completing matches. The Challenge ends on March 8th.
Ending on March 8th, the Challenge allows for unlocking a new Legendary skins along with other cosmetic rewards for Reaper.
Blizzard Entertainment boss Mike Ybarra has asked fans to stay tuned regarding new details for Overwatch, Diablo, and Warcraft.
A spokesperson for the title addressed the lower number of Legendary skins available in the Lunar New Year event compared to previous years' offerings.
Two new Legendary skins and emotes along with a new highlight intro are available until February 15th along with three new Weekly Challenges.
The Lunar New Year limited-time event ends February 15th and should offer other new Legendaries, cosmetics, Weekly Challenges and more.
Trial players can access to all of the heroes, maps and modes along with leveling up, earning Loot Boxes and unlocking cosmetics.
Orisa, Genji, D.Va, Baptiste and Wrecking Ball receive Legendary skins while Tracer, Symmetra and Brigitte receive new Epic skins.
Complete matches to earn new cosmetic rewards, including a player icon, spray, and the new Sandstorm Cassidy Epic skin.
The mini-event will run till November 23rd and should offer a new spray, player icon and Epic skin for the cowboy, Cole Cassidy.
The gunslinger will now go by the name Cole Cassidy and drop the old name that related to a previous employee of the company.
New Legendary skins are live for Reinhardt, Brigitte and others while new weekly challenges confer Epic skins for Genji, Roadhog and Zarya.
Along with the return of PvE action in Junkenstein's Revenge, heroes like Brigitte, Echo, Reinhardt, and Roadhog are receiving new skins.
Set in Italy, the Free-for-All map features winding stairwells, extensive streets, a secret Talon den and much more to discover.
Overwatch series executive producer Chacko Sonny is leaving Blizzard Entertainment, it's been confirmed.
"Going forward, in-game characters will no longer be named after real employees and we will be more thoughtful and discerning about adding real world references in future Overwatch content," Blizzard ...
Many Overwatch casters are now refraining from referring to McCree by his name, following the character namesake's involvement in the recent lawsuit.
Live till August 20th, the event sees the return of Lucioball, new Legendary skins for numerous characters, and new weekly challenges.
New Legendary skins for Mei, Symmetra and Ashe revealed. The event runs from July 20th to August 10th and should offer new weekly challenges.
Console players will need to create and link a Battle.net account to their game account in order to use the cross-play feature.
The feature will launch as a beta in Competitive Season 28 and support only non-Competitive modes. Crossplay for Competitive play goes live on July 1st.
New Weekly Challenges and free Epic skins are also live.
60 million players total.
The PvE event is live until April 27th.
Here are all the different ways that Blizzard's sequel is improving.
A new player icon and emote are also up for grabs.
And 1440p/60 FPS and 1080p/120 FPS on Xbox Series S.
The Year of the Ox is this year's main theme.
Blizzard is looking to dial down some of the best damage dealers.
Win nine games to earn a new player icon, spray, and Hanzo skin.
A new Free-For-All map, Kanezaka, is being added.
The game is also on sale on consoles.
Players will be able to earn fast passes to minimize waiting for their desired role.
A new short story focused on Symmetra and Zenyatta is currently available.
Genji and Hanzo have finally received some new Legendary skins.
New skins for D.Va, Brigitte, Sigma, and more will be available.
Jump into Blizzard's hero shooter for free next week.
New weekly challenges to earn free skins have also arrived.
Experimental Card and hero balance updates have made Hero Pools redundant.
The event will be available until June 9th and features the return of past brawls.
Little Red Ashe is among three new Legendary skins coming in the event.
Competitive Open Queue will also become an option for regular ranked play in July.
You can finally tell teammates to fall back or countdown to attacks.
Blizzard's 32nd hero arrives along with the limited time Competitive Open Queue.
All console and PC players can finally try out the new Damage hero.
New heroes will arrive in Overwatch 2.
Echo's Ultimate is "Duplicate", which allows for copying an enemy hero for a short time.
Dr. Mina Liao's greatest creation will be the shooter's 32nd hero.
Athena's creator Dr. Mina Liao is discussed in a new lore tweet.
Challenging modifiers, new weekly challenges, and new cosmetics in Archives Loot Boxes are available.
Matches will still be played and broadcast online.
Chu departs the company after 20 years.
Earn new player icons, a spray, and Legendary skin till March 9th.
Players can earn XP and make progress towards event challenges even in the new mode.
New custom maps and functions also introduced to the Workshop.
Experimental Card mode will also allow players on all platforms to test hero and balance changes.
New dates and locations for the matches will be revealed "at a later date."
McCree receives only one buff compared to the PTR version of this patch.
The feature could be added in the next few weeks.
A new brawl, Capture the Flag Blitz, is also available.
Log in by January 2nd, 2020 to claim them and avail of Winter Wonderland cosmetics.
Jeff Kaplan asks if she would be a Tank or Damage dealer.
Snowball Deathmatch and three new weekly challenges for cosmetics also arrive.
The next seasonal event goes live along with patch 1.43.
Direct Jeff Kaplan debunks reports of the patch releasing in January 2020.
Get nine wins and unlock the Dr. Angela Ziegler skin by December 2nd.
Offering few changes with the same events pained the development team, as per director Jeff Kaplan.
Director Jeff Kaplan confirms that it's not Sojourn, who was recently showcased.
Cosmetics from the first game will also carry over into the sequel.
The Demon Hunter Sombra skin from BlizzCon 2018 will also be available to unlock.
The event coincides with the launch of the Nintendo Switch version.
No cart for this watch.
Jeff Kaplan's first choice would be Tracer since she's "our mascot."
Blizzard's Wes Yanagi says that working with Iron Galaxy Studios "has been awesome."
The virtual ticket costs $49.99 and also includes in-game items for StarCraft 2 and Diablo 3.
Win nine matches to earn a free Legendary skin for everyone's favorite siege turret.
Blizzard will be "keeping an eye on how cross-play systems and technology develop" though.
We finally get an official announcement.
A new leak suggests we could see the game on the go next month.
A surprising leak seems to point to a possible release of the shooter on Nintendo's system.
Harness the harness in Quick Play and Competitive today.
The popular hero shooter is rolling in the dough.
A new developer update video breaks down his various abilities.
Sigma utilizes the power of gravity and has seemingly sided with Talon.
All signs currently point to Sigma being hero 31.
Teams will be locked into a 2-2-2 set-up going forward.
Lucioball and weekly challenges for skins are also live till August 5th.
Hero 31 is also discussed and will be coming a "little bit later" than usual.
Acquire an icon, two sprays, and an Epic skin for Baptiste by winning nine matches.
The sequel will apparently be revealed at BlizzCon 2019.
Could we be seeing more of the Overwatch world soon?
Watch up to 10 of your matches with multiple perspectives and playback tools.
New skins, returning seasonal Brawls, and more are now live.
Six new Legendary skins, three new Epic skins, and past Brawls are coming.
Overwatch's events have hit a significant bump with the disappointing Storm Rising.
Previously featured in Storm Rising, Havana is now an Escort map for PvP.
Support for the "existing game" will still continue, as per Blizzard's J. Allen Brack.
Higher rank players will no longer be able to play in parties larger than two.
Modify existing game modes, change heroes' abilities, and share your creations with others.
PC players can try out the Escort map by downloading the PTR build.
Players can access all of the content, including the new Storm Rising mission.
Unfortunately, there's no stormy weather to accompany it.
Director Jeff Kaplan discusses the new PvE mission in the latest developer update.
Check out Tracer on a motorcyle and Genji slashing cars.
Maximilien, a member of Talon's inner council, is the focus of the next event.
An operation in Havana is on the cards.
Strange things are going down with Don Rumbotico and the Havana Sea Fort.
The DPS/Support hybrid brings a range of unique skills.
The DPS/Support hybrid will exit Public Test Realm servers very soon.
Meanwhile, heroes like Junkrat and McCree receive buffs.
Blizzard releases arguably its biggest balance patch on the Public Test Realm server.
Hero 30's abilities have also been revealed in a new developer update video.
There will also be no downtime between Competitive seasons.
An orphan of the Omnic Crisis and former Talon soldier, Baptiste fights to make a difference.
Jean-Baptiste Augustin and his encounter with a Talon strike team is revealed.
Visit the Cabaret Luna, take in the scenic river, and eventually clash in Maison Marat.
PC players with the PTR build can tour the streets of Paris today.
The Standard Edition now costs $19.99, while the Legendary Edition retails for $39.99.
New cosmetics for Reaper, Hanzo, Zenyatta, and more are now available to unlock.
Blizzard teases "Year of the Pig" with a new Soldier 76 highlight intro.
Given its content delivery and current monetization methods, is going free to play necessary for Overwatch to grow?
Meanwhile, Reaper's life steal has been buffed to 50 percent of damage dealt.
Season 14 will begin on the same day after just two hours of downtime.
A bug preventing players from leaving spawn areas at the start of matches has led to the map being disabled.
McCree's Fan the Hammer has seen a slight buff in damage, offering more tank-killing potential.
Overwatch's annual Christmas event is now live across all platforms and offers new cosmetics to collect.
A holiday version of Blizzard World has already been teased in a new tweet.
The leader of the Deadlock Gang is finally playable in Overwatch's ranked ladder.
Experience all 29 heroes and modes while earning cosmetics, completely free of charge.
Doomfist's Seismic Slam and Meteor Strike have also seen some significant changes.
All maps and modes will be playable, with progress transferring over to the full game.
Buffs for Mercy, Reaper, Symmetra, and Roadhog are also live.
Ashe is no longer accessible for PC players with the PTR build.
Blizzard confirms that it will improve load times and optimize memory on "constrained systems".
PC players can try out the 29th hero before she's available on live servers.
Blizzard is "constantly in discussions" with first-parties like Sony and Microsoft.
The outlaw utilizes a lever-action rifle and can summon B.O.B, her Omnic bodyguard, to fight.
McCree meets the newest playable hero, along with a mysterious entity.
Currently in beta, the feature allows for a more curated e-sports spectating experience.
Mercy's healing per second has been buffed, while Roadhog's Chain Hook receives some changes.
Available through Battle.net, the tool will allow for watching matches from any camera.
Sombra, Soldier 76, Mei, and many more receive spooky new skins.
"What's Next" for Overwatch, Diablo, Heartstone and more will also be revealed.
Château Guillard teased as next Horde mode-style map.
Check out how different heroes have been buffed or nerfed in the latest patch.
The rework is currently live on Public Test Realm servers for PC.
Reinhardt, D.Va, Winston, Roadhog, and more receive new Summer-themed Legendary Skins.
Some games ship relatively underbaked but their true potential tends to shine much later.
Lucio Ball returns and new limited-time seasonal cosmetics are also expected.
Play as the newest hero Wrecking Ball; free trial ends on July 30th.
Overwatch's newest tank, a hamster in a mech, is finally out on live servers.
Full progress will be carried over if players choose to purchase the full game.
Blizzard is finally reducing the nimbleness of its meta-defining sniper heroes.
Ana receives an interesting addition to Nano Boost while Mercy's primary healing has been reduced.
The mech-riding hamster will be available for Xbox One, PS4 and PC next week.
The multi-year broadcast deal will include live programming and highlights.
Love it or hate it, there are certain things that need to be made clear about Overwatch.
Hammond the Hamster is in a wrecking ball, and almost criminally cute.
After continuous teasing, the next hero seems to be Overwatch's wildest yet.
"Lifesaver", "Sharpshooter" and "Shutdown" categories also included in patent.
Create your own group and meet players who can fill its roles.
The former Support hero is now all about dealing damage.
Expect Symmetra changes to be going live in the coming week.
Teases for Hammond finally being the next hero, perhaps?
Grind out those last few loot boxes before the Anniversary Event ends.
The Support hero has now become a strong damage dealer.
The team stated that their main focus now is the live game, but they haven't completely ruled out possibilities of bringing the game to other platforms.
PlayStation Plus not required for PS4 players.
Development team members want to keep community engaged with current game.
Five Epic and five Legendary skins, along with Origins Edition skins, included.
Previous seasonal events and brawls also return for a limited time.
Lead writer Michael Chu teases the Support hero's latest changes.
Check out Petra, with environmental destruction and twisting passages.
Coincides with the Anniversary Event, allowing access to past brawls and cosmetics.
Damage per arrow will be reduced from 80 to 70.
That Genji Baihu skin will still cost 3000 Credits.
Previous event items and Brawls returning; new Deathmatch map confirmed.
Celebrate two years of toxicity, salt and skins in the upcoming event.
Grand Finals taking place on July 27th and 28th in best-of-three series.
Why do some developers seemingly have so much trouble with lore in ongoing games?
Prepare to be a little less terrorized by Brigitte's Shield Base and armour.
Take a scenic tour through the Venice city and wreck havoc.
As usual, the map won't be in Competitive Play until later.
Brigitte finally enters the competitive meta with the latest season.
Season 10 will begin just three days later on April 30th.
The backlash against loot boxes continues.
Blizzard programmer promises that this will be a "fairly dramatic change".
Treyarch's upcoming game seems like a confusing mess right now.
Other heroes like Genji, Junkrat and Lucio also see changes along with numerous bug fixes.
PC players can download the latest PTR build and try out the map today.
Competitive ranks and points available; Ayutthaya added to Elimination map pool.
Hanzo's rework should also hit PTR later this month.
New cosmetics and new PvE Brawl focused on Blackwatch currently available.
Rialto will hit PTR servers first on PC for bug testing.
First gameplay footage for the new PvE story event arrives.
The next lore-based mission seems to delve into the past of Moira and Blackwatch.
The lack of a large map and hero balance issues are pretty big obstacles as per Jeff Kaplan.
Perhaps King's Row Uprising isn't the only PvE mission available next week.
The battle against hordes of Omnic foes will be returning soon.
Avoid as Teammate feature, for avoiding up to two players, also available.
Lead designer Geoff Goodman also discusses Brigitte's role in the meta.
The tank/support hybrid is the latest hero to join the roster.
The support/tank hero will charge on to Xbox One, PS4 and PC next Tuesday.
Hack will go on cooldown if Sombra receives damage among other things.
To celebrate StarCraft's 20th anniversary, numerous Blizzard games will receive free items.
From a Torbjorn-like outfit to a proper knight, Brigitte's cosmetics are fairly standard.
How does Blizzard deal with one-trick players, especially those playing ineffective heroes?
Blizzard World is now available in Overwatch's ranked PvP mode.
Torbjorn's daughter joins the fray as the newest Support hero.
Sombra's Hack just became a lot more potent in this recent update.
Blizzard currently working on it.
Emre Sarioglu could very well be the next hero in Blizzard's shooter.
Season 9 will begin on February 28th at 4 PM PT.
Yep, another major bug in Overwatch.
Check out full patch notes inside.
Stage 1 of the Overwatch League is over but some improvements are already badly needed.
Offers access to all maps and modes; ends on February 19th.
Trying to make her more viable.
Xbox One X excles once again.
The Lunar New Year event returns with a bang; ends on March 5th.
Director Jeff Kaplan and his team currently "experimenting" with "different things."
Players will finally be able to change their hero's skin prior to a match beginning.
Capture the Flag will have its own four week Competitive season and top 500 ranking.
Blizzard wishes fans a "prosperity" for the next Lunar New Year event.
The hero shooter should also show up as an Xbox One X Enhanced title for those who haven't seen it.
Valkyrie is now "balanced" while Junkrat also sees a nerf to his Concussion Mine.
With fans complaining about not receiving the new skins, Blizzard addresses its loot box odds.
Blizzard has stuffed its normal loot boxes with tons of new cosmetic items to earn.
These non-event based cosmetics can be earned without any time restrictions.
Doomfist is apparently suffering from a ton of bugs.
Only five days to the update, guys!
This theme park-esque map features attractions based on Diablo, Warcraft, StarCraft and so on.
Changes were based on fan feedback.
Twitch will now be the exclusive third party platform for viewing Overwatch League matches.
The first skin is free but you'll need to pay $5 for each subsequent skin.
Valkyrie has its duration reduced and no longer gives an extra Resurrect charge.
Director Jeff Kaplan says the team is "committed to releasing it early this year."
The new Hero is already in internal testing.
Skill Rating differences between the highest and lowest ranked players on teams has been changed.
Simply login to the game and receive free Winter Wonderland loot boxes.
He ate a cookie, played some Hearthstone and bamboozled fans. Good ol' Jeff.
Blizzard's community response continues to be great.
They're currently working on fixing these.
The nexus point of the Lootbox talks about how to do it right.
Partake in a hunt for Yeti Winston as a team of Meis in the new Brawl.
A new seasonal Brawl called Mei's Yeti Hunt will be debuting along with new skins.
The latest DPS hero for Overwatch has had a number of issues addressed on PTR.
Overwatch director said there would be a "lot" of new items coming to the base loot box.
The latest Support hero can now be selected in Overwatch's ranked play mode.
A "defect" is affecting AoE ability ranges; Mercy and Symmetra to be fixed next week.
A new targeting configuration for Moira isn't working as intended - expect changes this week or the next.
New hybrid Assault/Escort map now available on Public Test Server for PC players.
The newest Support hero is finally available to all players on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
"We will... leverage the console's incredible hardware."
Overwatch players have come across yet another bug.
The free weekend will start on November 17th and conclude on November 20th. All heroes and maps will be playable.
The inability to convert loot boxes to real money also separates them from gambling as per Mike Morhaime.
The “strike team” will consists of game designers, analysts and others who are passionately trying to address the issue of toxicity in the game.
The Talon geneticist finally gets to show us what she's made of (on PC, that is).
Director Jeff Kaplan also talks about all the little touches that have been added for Blizzard fans.
Players come across another bug in the hero shooter.
Lo and behold, Blizzard finally adds an evil healer to the hero shooter.
The newest season is underway with no changes of any kind to systems, heroes and whatnot.
Mercy's Resurrect now has a cast time and reduces her movement speed by 75 percent.
Try to raise your rank as soon as possible...or you know, play something that's actually fun.
Ever sought out the dumbest way to be silenced in voice chat? Blizzard has the solution for you!
Overwatch players have discovered a new glitch.
Meanwhile, Lucio receives a buff while appearing offline has been added as a new social function.
Blizzard's hero shooter continues to rise in popularity though total units sold is still a mystery.
Blizzard's hero shooter has come a long way but Competitive Play will continue to struggle thanks to these issues.
Junkenstein's Revenge returns with an Endless variant to keep players busy.
The position is for Generalist Artist and will require the intern to work in the summer of 2018.
"It's just a bug on the PTR," says Jeff Kaplan.
Following her new status in the meta, Blizzard nerfs Mercy hard.
Blizzard's biggest event of the year will feature tons of new announcements.
Blizzard's PvE (?) focused event returns with new skins teased.
Players discover a new glitch in the popular hero shooter.
Ever wanted a follow-up to the Infiltration short? It's finally here.
Director Jeff Kaplan says affected accounts will have their seasonal bans removed.
Utter chaos- here's hoping it is officially introduced, at some point.
Experience (almost) everything the game has to offer for free until September 25th.
Several maps removed from Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch rotation.
Players who receive three seasonal bans will be eligible for a permanent competitive ban.
The newest Escort map will be available in almost every other mode however.
Updates to heroes like Mercy, D.Va and Reinhardt are also live.
New bug surfaces in Overwatch and for a change this is quite helpful.
New players can try out the entire game sans Competitive Play, free of charge.
Apparently dealing with such issues has taken away valuable development resources.
Map preview video goes behind the scenes with its creation.
Another bug in Blizzard's hero shooter.
The two Junkers seem like a match made in heaven (or hell).
The animated short was great but the story behind it is even more interesting.
Check out Roadhog preparing to be distinctly mean to folk.
Another bug discovered in the hero shooter.
Junkrat, Widowmaker, Roadhog and Orisa see changes while new modes go live.
PC players can now get their hands on the newest Escort map.
Overwatch players discover another glitch.
Mercy now has Valkyrie which brings a ton of versatility to her kit.
Playing football, Overwatch style.
Season 6 will bring even more intriguing changes than we thought.
Find out Mei's tragic backstory...and what she's doing to help the world.
Skill Rating decay, season length, placement matches and more are changing.
Get familiar with Overwatch's brand new Payload map.
Or at least her voice, with a Mad Max-style speech to boot.
The new Escort map will be playable on the Gamescom floor.
Another bug discovered in Blizzard's hero shooter.
Console players can finally report others for abuse and cheating.
World of Warcraft, Diablo 3, StarCraft 2, Hearthstone and more will also be at Gamescom.
Quite counter-productive, to say the least.
Also bug fixes. Bug fixes galore along with outline opacity for custom reticles.
New map Château Guillard also available to play-test.
Mercy, Junkrat, Widowmaker and many more receive new skins.
Blizzard working on a "better team colouring system right now."
Net revenue for Activision-Blizzard at $1.63 billion.
Also fixes a bug that would cause crashes when buying Loot Boxes.
Last year's will return but can be purchased at a discount.
Upcoming patch will include "hero balance changes" and "file format changes".
New and improved Highlights system is also available.
However, the developer will be following
Resources spent on improving PTR could be better used for live game.
Studio preferred Sahr Ngaujah's rendition of the character.
News that is bound to please Overwatch players, I imagine.
Doomfist arrives on live servers next week.
Harsher punishment likely coming for throwers and leavers.
Reaper and McCree also see buffs while Doomfist is further balanced.
Ever wanted to see Doomfist with a cheetah-printed gauntlet?
Director Jeff Kaplan looking for feedback from users.
A handful of bug fixes are now available.
NRG Esports, Misfits Gaming and Immortals also included.
Amusingly enough, he is not voiced by Terry Crews.
Mysterious image of Doomfist's prison cell released.
The 25th hero is apparently not far off.
Officer D.Va may be easier to obtain in the future.
New map, hero changes and more now live.
Update: Turns out it actually will be.
Will be available for all platforms.
Not top-most on priorities right now though.
Which could potentially ban them from Competitive permanently.
Applies to nearly every form of XP gain.
Get to grinding - the event's almost up.
No surprise- another glitch.
Feature "not getting tremendous results" says Jeff Kaplan.
Download the latest update.
Big changes are afoot in the newest PTR patch.
A new season of suffering begins.
To the Moon (on the PTR, that is).
Begins on May 31st.
Another glitch in the wall.
Jeff Kaplan notes that the team is "listening" to fans.
Director Jeff Kaplan says the current rate is 3 to 4 heroes per year.
Buffs Reaper, Hanzo and Genji.
Now's the time to be a hero.
Go get them Loot Boxes.
And it starts fairly early.
New events aren't completely off the table though.
"Making good progress" according to director Jeff Kaplan.
Blizzard apologizes for the bug.
Starts not long after season 4 ends.
"Setting up the car wash..."
Including new sitting and laughing emotes.
Year One video looks back on game's progress.
Director Jeff Kaplan notes that the graphic novel “would have limited us”.
Get to grinding.
As it's done with previous events.
Blizzard's most successful Overwatch event yet.
Datamining has unveiled the existence of Anniversary cosmetics.
More stuff is coming.
More changes likely to come.
You'll be able to save your best plays soon.
Season 5 starts on June 1st.
"Fans will be very pleased" according to Jeff Kaplan.
How does D.Va play in the MOBA?
Junkrat is losing it.
Hits 30 million registered players faster than any Activision Blizzard game.
But also buffs Genji, Hanzo and Reaper.
For real, this time.
Event back after sudden removal.
Maintenance will last for 2 hours.
Blizzard's shooter soars to new heights.
DLC? Hope so!
Spoiler: China is in the lead.
After facing a bug, D.Va is ready to re-engage.
Competitive Play is locked for the trial though.
If you can't play Heroes of the Storm, don't worry.
Play with a friend to earn some sick rewards.
Jeff Kaplan says team is "very passionate' about it.
Plus three non standard maps in development, too.
So what could it be about, then?
Complaints regarding the "bugged" Ult have been addressed.
Being "On Fire" won't directly affect your Skill Rating.
Currently live on PC only.
He's not a robot AI challenging you.
"Ya'll know what it is."
Coming as soon as possible.
In the default mode, that is.
Just as quickly as they left, they're back.
Issues have come up with the recent patch.
New skins, PvE event and cosmetics now live.
So says director Jeff Kaplan.
Defend King's Row against rogue Omnics.
Managing more than three platforms would also be tough.
Your team may have been confrmed.
Hero no. 25 has already been decided.
Jeff Kaplan hears fans' desire for more story.
Lead character artist "can't wait to share more".
"Mandatory robot registration" required.
Can't come soon enough.
32 teams to compete for glory.
New PC patch also released.
Another one bites the bug.
Competitive Play map rotation expanded on PTR.
Capture the Flag also returns.
Bastion finally nerfed on consoles.
The newest tank hero finally arrives.
Not happening anytime soon, sadly.
Play of the Game clips and highlights will finally have a home.
Don't expect to protect anyone just yet.
"Ain't no stopping me!"
Expect less draws in maps with capture points.
CTF and Elimination draws also being looked at.
Goal was to hit 30 FPS on minimum specs.
Coming soon, to protect you.
Blizzard always "open minded" about other platforms though.
Boss Key co-founder talks about comparisons to Overwatch.
Biotic Grenade will be restored.
Blizzard currently fixing issues and collecting feedback.
More story-related updates coming this year regardless.
Is Ana still viable?
Bugs being fixed and feedback under evaluation.
Yet another bug that needs to be addressed by Blizzard.
Defense hero still cancerous in live game.
Anchora gives way to Orisa.
Capture the Flag now permanent with 12 maps total.
Find out what's changed in the latest Competitive season.
Bastion changes coming soon?
Too... many... bugs...
Regular seasons in 2018.
New playable character still not confirmed.
Spider tank hero incoming?
Season 4 begins next week.
Glitches in Overwatch? HOW?
Season 4 starts on February 28th.
It's been the same across all events thus far.
Maintenance coming at 5 AM PST.
Come on Blizzard, get your act together!
Buffs and nerfs coming.
Helps company earn $2,428 million in revenue.
Now locate custom games
Oh and Mercy got buffed.
Xbox boss supports giving tools to studios.
Or other Battle.net content if you want.
Director Jeff Kaplan discusses the matter.
Bugs galore (once again).
Blizzard is readying some new buffs for the infamous robot.
The world could always use more...you get the drift.
Dev unsure when they'll go live.
But for now, it's purely for "fun's sake".
Lunar Loot Boxes, Capture the Rooster and more are here.
Torbjorn and Symmetra damage buffs being looked at.
Tis the season for festive dragons.
No response from Blizzard as of yet.
Celebrate the Lunar New Year on January 24th.
PTR philosophy discussed in latest video.
And yet another bug has been discovered for Overwatch.
The balancing continues...
Director Jeff Kaplan urges PC players to try out changes more extensively.
Time to fix this, Blizzard!
Four emotes/sprays/voicelines can now be equipped.
Users who exploited glitch will face action.
Hook 2.0 should be live on PTR this week.
The new Control map has gone live for all.
Hurry now to avail of discounts.
Might want to buy some Loot Boxes.
Fix this soon, Blizzard!
Log in by January 2nd to redeem them.
That's a whole lot of payloads.
But there is "very cool stuff" planned.
Overwatch scores big among premium PC games.
Tons of new updates in store for next year.
Tis the season.
"Coolness is very subjective, and based off of the community reaction it seems like our gauge was off on this one," says Blizzard'ss Josh Kaplan.
Symmetra changes now live as well.
Blizzard is formally inviting you.
Stomp or get stomped.
Christmas comes early for PC players.
Symmetra buffs going live?
Qualifiers begin on December 4th.
Dad 76 confirmed?
Season 3 starts next week.
Symmetra has received a major revamp with her abilities.
It's not the end for Overwatch fans.
New modes, new hero and much more available to try.
Players are unable to find matches or join queues.
Arcade mode also debuts.
Simply play a few games with friends in Heroes of the Storm.
Director Jeff Kaplan says "we love making this stuff."
Allows access to 22 heroes and 13 maps.
1v1 your friends (soon).
New hero finally debuts...in PTR at least.
Blizzard working on ideas for co-op Play of the Games.
Old Brawls, new modes and much more coming to PTS next week.
Blizzard CEO "excited about prospects for the future".
Before being promptly removed.
But the end result should be better for everyone.
"It’s never our intention to have a hero be perceived as a ‘troll pick.’"
Adds new report options for griefing and abuse.
Expected to arrive next week.
Fans are quickly tiring of all the clue chase.
"My servants never die!"
Less than five months after release no less.
The Halloween event is nearly here.
Where's Sombra? There's Sombra.
Activision Blizzard rule the roost.
"Players should play what games are fun to them."
The underrated support is in line for changes.
Hi-Rez's Todd Harris is not amused by comparisons.
Bug fixes and whatnot also revealed.
Blizzard's hero shooter continues to sell well.
WoW's Legion debuts strong.
Competitive Play returns.
Well, time to finally play Overwatch, I think.
It's not without its problems though.
No "immediate actions" for now though.
New mechanics, no Sudden Death and more to come.
Last chance to pick up cosmetics and enjoy Lucioball.
New Weekly Brawl centered on Eichenwalde.
Find out how everyone's favourite cyborg ninja is being nerfed.
Sudden Death going away and much more detailed.
Eichenwalde welcomes you.
"Fire at will!"
Find out how some of your heroes will be changing.
Expect replay system to come first.
Defenders will have longer respawn times going forward.
Blizzard warns against using this exploit.
This month's Summer Games is only the start.
Overwatch continues its worldwide dominance.
Adjustments also made to Watchpoint: Gibraltar.
Summer Games items and 3v3 mode revealed.
Ana receives some significant buffs in this latest patch.
Some odd bugs emerged when the patch debuted for consoles.
Blizzard's team based shooter dominated last month's sales.
Game director Jeff Kaplan winks at new content in the coming months.
A substantial new update is live for PC users.
Overwatch is great but it has its share of annoyances.
No, a 60 skill rating doesn't mean you suck.
Hero stacking won't be possible in Competitive Play.
Find out what's new on Blizzard's PTR.
Healing rains from above.
Planning on messing with the winning team? It won't have much effect soon.
Blizzard will go behind the scenes with its new hero at Comic Con.
Sombra, is that you?
Looks like Blizzard won't stand for cheaters, or for those who enable them.
Blizzard looking into players receiving losses even after reconnecting to matches.
Widowmaker and McCree finally nerfed on Xbox One.
Blizzard is "exploring some options right now".
Overwatch's ranked multiplayer mode is currently live.
This week's top ten pretty much mirrors last week.
The builder's turrets will have their damage reduced in mid to late July.
Jeff Kaplan looks to Weekly Brawls as an example for new things to happen.
Digital game sales up by 11 percent over last year.
Jeff Kaplan discusses Sudden Death and its future at length.
But the 'Prefer This Player' feature stays.
Ready for some "serious" Overwatch?
Demons overcome heroes this week.
Issues that began last week have seemingly re-emerged.
Work is ongoing daily for new heroes and maps.
Say goodbye to melting tanks and single body shot kills.
A titan rises.
Blizzard's FPS continues to reign supreme.
Overwatch per day sales double that of DOOM.
Details about McCree and D.Va changes also revealed.
Losses will actually have an effect on your ranking in the revamped competitive mode.
Only for consoles though.
Blizzard CEO "ecstatic" for successful launch.
"Apologies again for the error."
Originally slated for June, Blizzard is now aiming for July.
Guess which one is getting nerfed?
A week after launch and Blizzard is already issuing bans for the multiplayer shooter.
Debuts in top spot and displaces Uncharted 4.
Finding the right Play of the Game isn't as easy as it sounds.
A few tech tips for Overwatch.
Blizzard's Overwatch is a treat to play on all platforms.
Tickrate troubles? Blizzard is monitoring.
A complete guide for Overwatch
Development team says it might make one but there's no timeline yet.
Believe the hype with Blizzard's multiplayer-only hero shooter.
Competitive seasons will last 2.5 months going forward.
Old habits die hard.
Players from more than 190 countries worldwide took part.
Be on the ready.
Overwatch is amazing but it could be made even better. Here's how.
A dance of dragons.
No first strike or temporary bans either.
Smashes previous Blizzard records.
Blizzard's newest game is starting to shape up to be a very exciting game and is also heading to the big leagues of e-sports.
"Million of players" have logged in so far.
"TON of post-launch features and content" planned.
Rush into action with the hero shooter today.
"Redesigned" version likely after launch.
"Are you with us?"
Find out by when you need to pre-order for early access.
Assistant director Aaron Keller noted that the Black Ops 3 developer was "really helpful."
Designer Jeff Kaplan talks about his team overcoming failure to create Overwatch.
Progress won't carry over into full game or upcoming open beta.
So does this make her a Heroes of the Storm character, instead of an Overwatch character?
Over 50GB in storage space...
Another invitation-only stress test is scheduled for this weekend on PC.
It's shooty, shooty bang-bang without the greens and greys. It's bonkers.
Director Jeff Kaplan explains match format and rules.
Find out more about the studio's "favour the shooter" approach.
All you need is kill in this short animated film from Blizzard.
“We don’t want to do anything that would harm PCs because of console tuning.”
Headshots only, specific heroes and more crazy modifiers revealed.
Weighs in at 1.5 GB.
Find out how the band got back together.
Backstories for all your favourite heroes coming this Spring.
Everything you need to know about Overwatch.
Get ready to scroll inside, guys.
New progression rewards added though Career Profiles wiped.
Pre-ordering will give players early access to an open beta.
Recently pulled adverts have indicated as much.
Also an apology of sorts for those who couldn't get into the closed beta.
Check your mail - you may have a surprise waiting.
Patch notes cover changes to heroes and much more.
A new progression system, two new maps and much more to look forward to.
Blizzard's multiplayer shooter will take a bit of time to return.
Blizzard offers a tease of what to expect.
Blizzard choosing to focus on fun gameplay over monetisation for the moment.
Today is your last chance to play the beta before it goes offline till January.
"Hopefully this alleviates some concerns that people have."
Resumes in January.
That comes to 129 years of gameplay over three days according to Blizzard.
Stress test scheduled for November 20th to 23rd.
Freeze guns, mech suits and cyborg samurais await.
Blizzard's shooter could be coming to consoles.
Get the chance to go hands on with Blizzard's shooter far earlier than you ever expected.
Closed beta and beta test weekends planned.
Blizzard is currently focusing on player stats rather than competitive numbers.
Blizzard wants to ensure a smooth experience for players all around the world.
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New heroes, characters, game modes and more in the works for Blizzard's top titles.
What is there to look forward to in Germany this year? Find out here.
Praise the heavens!
Bastion of combat.
In before games where both teams are just snipers.
Monkey see, monkey do.
Watch the Egyptian take down 37 heroes in a single streak.
The heavy attacker stars in this latest gameplay preview.
Watch the dwarven engineer in action.
Not the same Reapers as in Mass Effect.
Catch her if you can.
Zarya and Jesse McCree join the cast of Blizzard's multiplayer shooter.
"Together We Are Strong."
Blizzard Entertainment's name could be changed when it releases.
Free or not, this game looks awesome
It's Team Fortress 2, done in a uniquely Blizzard style.
World of Warcraft developer is hiring for something new.