It was only a matter of time – Gritty has made his Overwatch League debut. Yes, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, bizarre nightmare monster, and hero to the people is now conquering the esports arena, and he made his appearance in yesterday’s season debut. Naturally, he was there to support his local team, the Philadelphia Fusion.
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Of all the shocking twists that could happen in the world of videogames, perhaps there’s none more surprising than this: an aimbot used for good. An Overwatch player has created a program which translate notes on a MIDI keyboard into precise shots in-game, so that you can play the Paris map’s instrument using a real equivalent.
Last night, a new Overwatch map appeared, more or less out of nowhere. The FPS’ new assault map, Paris, arrived on the PTR with little to no fanfare, and it’s taken players no time at all to discover some of the new location’s easter eggs.
Blizzard has just revealed the latest Overwatch map, simply called Paris. The new assault map comes to us pretty much out of nowhere, and it’s already available on the PTR. As the name suggests it’s set on the streets of the French capital. Expect it to hit the live game within the next handful of weeks.
Blizzard seems to have quietly slashed Overwatch’s price. Despite an apparent lack of any official announcement, the standard edition of the first-person shooter is now available at half its original price, while the cost of the Legendary edition has dropped by 33%.
As part of Blizzard’s ongoing lunar new year celebrations, Overwatch Korea’s dev team has revealed three more skins. Tracer, Orisa, and Brigitte’s new looks were all shown off in the latest video, which celebrates the game’s upcoming Year of the Pig event.
Readers, I’m going to let you in on a dark secret about videogame news that you’ve probably already guessed: yes, we spend a fair bit of time browsing Reddit for stories of interest. Over the past few weeks, we’ve noticed something that keeps coming up with surprising regularity. Everyone has a story to share about how their college professor put a gaming question on an exam.
Overwatch’s Lunar New Year event will, unsurprisingly, return in 2019. In line with the Chinese Zodiac this year, it will be called Year of the Pig, and will run from January 24 to February 18.