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The Next New "Overwatch" Hero is Echo

The Next New "Overwatch" Hero is Echo

At long last, a new Overwatch hero character has been added to the game. Welcome Echo, who actually made their appearance back when Ashe was originally added to the game. The intelligent AI has been apparently on the back burner ever since then, but now she's got her very own reveal to enjoy. Introducing Echo. […]

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There's a New "Overwatch" Character Potentially On the Way

Overwatch 2 may have been announced already, but it looks like Blizzard has a few more surprises up its sleeve for the original game still. According to a new tweet from the original Twitter account, there might just be a new character coming sooner than we may have thought. The tweet appears to tease a […]

"Overwatch" Has Officially Made Its Archives 2020 System Live

"Overwatch" Has Officially Made Its Archives 2020 System Live

Blizzard has officially launched its Archives 2020 event, bringing a brand new story for you to explore as well as all of the previous events to play. Like previous missions, you have a fun story to work with involving four of the members of the team from a specific point in time. You can check […]

Blizzard's Michael Chu Has Departed The Company

Blizzard's Michael Chu Has Departed The Company

One of Blizzard's longest-running creative minds is now gone as Michael Chu has departed the company this week. Chu posted the news on his blog, letting fans know of the decision as he has moved on. He has had a hand in several Blizzard projects, which primarily include World of Warcraft, Diablo 3, and Overwatch. […]

"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea

"Overwatch" League Cancels March & April 2020 Events

The Overwatch League has officially canceled their events taking place in March and April 2020, effectively ending six weeks of competition mid-season. Blizzard sent out the information below on their website, letting players and fans know of their decision, effective immediately. There's no word yet as to whether or not those dates will be rescheduled […]

"Overwatch" Season 21 Bans Four Specific Heroes

"Overwatch" Season 21 Bans Four Specific Heroes

Bad news for all you Orisa fans out there. And you can't forget Hanzo, Mei, and Baptiste. Those four heroes will be unavailable for around two weeks going forward as part of Overwatch's Competitive Season 21. It's all a part of Hero Pools, which game designer Scott Mercer introduced in a bid to keep things […]

"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea

Overwatch League Get New Set of Exclusive Collectibles 

Overwatch continues to grow and not just within the game but in the collectible circuit. When you have such an amazing cast of characters you of course have to show them off. This time Tracer is back and with a new Overwatch League exclusive Funko Pop. Tracer is shown wearing her own special gear in […]

The Next "Overwatch" Event Is Ashe's Mardi Gras Challenge

The Next "Overwatch" Event Is Ashe's Mardi Gras Challenge

Overwatch is celebrating Marti Gras in style as the next unexpected event kicks off today with Ashe's Mardi Gras Challenge. Much like other single-character challenges, you have two weeks to try and pick up several in-game items by winning games and earning victories. Those include a special skin (as you see below), sprays, icons, and […]

We Played "Overwatch 2" At BlizzCon 2019 & Have Some Thoughts

Are "Diablo" & "Overwatch" Both Getting An Animated Series?

The latest rumor this week that has people buzzing is that it appears Blizzard is working on Diablo and Overwatch animated shows. People have been begging for a regular Overwatch show almost immediately after the game was released because of all the cinematic trailers the company creates. But until now, nothing has come to pass […]

"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea

"Overwatch" League Moves Canceled China Matches To South Korea

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, several esports leagues have had to change plans, including the Overwatch League. The league itself took season three around the globe and set up home games in every market with a team. Which is a slight problem for the three teams in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Hangzhou […]

Activision Blizzard & Google Announces Multi-Year "Strategic Relationship"

Activision Blizzard's Move To YouTube Was Worth $160m

Well, now we know what got Activision Blizzard to move from Twitch to YouTube so quickly with their broadcasts with a very lucrative deal. Last month the company abruptly moved over to the platform for all their esports streaming in what at the time was simply announced as a "multi-year strategic partnership". We now know […]

The New 1.45 Patch Is Now Live On The "Overwatch" PTR

The new 1.45 patch has just be made live by Blizzard on the Overwatch PTR, which contains some of the new controversial changes. The company released full patch notes here, and we have the liner notes to it all for you below. But the shorthand is that this introduces the new Hero Pools system. Along […]

Sigma Officially Added To The "Overwatch" PTR Serv

"Overwatch" Releases A Dev Video For Experimentation & Hero Pools

This week, Blizzard has released a brand new developer diary for Overwatch, featuring game direct Jeff Kaplan as he goes over experimentation and Hero Pools. Kaplan basically goes over the major additions and changes coming to the next Overwatch patch, which will be 1.45 in early February. The biggest topic in the group, which they […]

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The "Overwatch" League Gets New Jersey Kits From Jeff Staple

The Overwatch League is getting a bit of a redesign when it comes to their jerseys as they have received new kits in collaboration with Jeff Staple. According to the information they released today about these new designs, they were created with player feedback for a look and feel that's unique. Both for traditional sports […]

Activision Blizzard & Google Announces Multi-Year "Strategic Relationship"

Activision Blizzard & Google Announces Multi-Year "Strategic Relationship"

This week, Activision Blizzard announced that they had entered into a new multi-year "strategic relationship" with Google to power new player experiences. The main takeaways from the deal are that Google Cloud will serve as the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard's game hosting infrastructure, while YouTube will serve as its exclusive streaming partner. (Except for […]

Jeff Kaplan Doesn't Want To Add Hero Bans To "Overwatch"

Jeff Kaplan Doesn't Want To Add Hero Bans To "Overwatch"

One of the biggest complaints online about Overwatch these days is players constantly being stuck in whatever the meta is at the moment. Ever since the Overwatch League became a part of the game, players have been studying what pros do in competition and have been copying their playbooks for every level. Down to each […]

"Overwatch" Launches Their Lunar New Year 2020 Event Today

"Overwatch" Launches Their Lunar New Year 2020 Event Today

It's a new year in Overwatch and you know what that means? We kick it off right with their Lunar New Year 2020 event, starting today. Like previous events, it will be filled with new skins, celebrations, animations, greetings, and more. Plus a new Capture The Flag mode, a few new weekly challenges, and some […]

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Overwatch League Moves Two Desk Personalities To Commentary

With people seemingly leaving the Overwatch League left and right, the league has decided to do some shifting of personnel for Season Three. Over the past week, we've talked about three personalities who have departed now that their contracts are up. As the league will apparently now be moving on without Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles, Erik […]

A Second Talent Leaves As Another Questions The Overwatch League

A Second Talent Leaves As Another Questions The Overwatch League

This is not the best week for the Overwatch League, as yet another personality has announced their departure, while another talent questions the direction. First off, Chris Puckett, who served as the primary host for the League's broadcasts, announced today on Twitter that he is no longer employed by the League. He let fans know […]

Esports Broadcaster MonteCristo Announces Overwatch League Departure

Esports Broadcaster MonteCristo Announces Overwatch League Departure

When the third season of the Overwatch League kicks in, it will be missing a familiar voice as Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles has left. Mykles has had a pretty lengthy esports career, first by forming the team Renegades and making them a powerhouse organization. He also was the coach for Counter Logic before transitioning into broadcasting […]