Ana has been around in Overwatch for more than two years, but it’s taken until now for players to notice that there’s a mini-movie built into the hero’s intro highlights clips. As one Overwatch player pointed out on the game’s subreddit, if you play four of Ana’s highlights in the right order, you can combine them into a 13-second film.
Bastion will be the first Overwatch hero to get the LEGO treatment. Blizzard and LEGO have been teasing a crossover since August, but Bastion’s set – which has just appeared on the Blizzard Gear Store – is the first to be made available for fans.
Overwatch League’s inaugural season saw Blizzard’s competitive shooter gain an incredible amount of momentum, positioning it as one of the biggest esports in the world. Now, OWL has revealed the first details for season 2, that will significantly expand the scope of the league.
Overwatch’s 2018 Halloween Terror event is upon us. It’s a time to gather with friends, escort the payload, and avoid picking support at all costs. For real, Make someone else do it. If you don’t play Hanzo, who else will?
Overwatch’s annual Halloween Terror event is now live, and it’s brought with it a host of new spooky skins. Escort the payload in style as a Halloween-themed version of some of your favorite heroes, including Pharah, Doomfist, and Wrecking Ball.
A cereal based on Overwatch’s hero, Lucio, might soon be a reality. A picture of Lucio-oh’s cereal was posted on The Junk Food Aisle’s Instagram account with the comment, “Coming Soon! Overwatch Lucio-oh’s Cereal!” The cereal is based on one of Lucio’s in-game sprays.
When videogame fans get serious, they start petitions – an always-effective means of making a demand that always gets results. Overwatch fans have just started one such campaign, demanding that a spray of Jeff “from the Overwatch team” Kaplan be added to the game. The thread that spawned this now has over 4,000 upvotes on Reddit, and we’re reporting on it, so I think that makes it canon.
Overwatch’s Play of the Game system is one of the game’s most iconic features. It picks a pivotal play from the match to highlight an MVP after the action, and it feels real nice to have your actions highlighted. But the algorithm isn’t perfect – in fact, it’s often broken, and a particularly egregious example just hit Reddit.
A petition to change the name of one of Overwatch’s upcoming Halloween skins has racked up thousands of signatures in less than half a day. The campaign focuses on hero Doomfist’s spooky new legendary skin, which will launch as part of this year’s Overwatch Halloween Terror event.
Overwatch is about to get spooky once again, as Blizzard has confirmed that the limited time event, Halloween Terror, will return on October 9th.