Overwatch League is set to sell a slot in Toronto, according to a recent report. If finalized, the deal would mark the first Canadian team for the league. The team is set to be managed by existing esports organization Splyce, which will take a 10% stake along with a variety of other investors.
Have you ever had that feeling when playing certain team-based multiplayer maps that things are slightly unfair for one of the teams? That one side has it slightly harder, and it’s more difficult to win when playing as them? And when you mention it or complain about it, you’re met with a torrent of “eh, seems fine to me”? Well, in the case of the Rialto map in Overwatch, you may not be crazy.
A ‘performance analysis’ company in San Francisco is developing an AI program with the aim of making you better at Overwatch. The company, called Visor, has raised $4.7 million to fund the program, with investments from Silicon Valley venture capital firm Accel, Y Combinator, Afore Capital, and NextGen Venture Partners. The company intend to use the money to expand Visor and build out its team.
August 13, 2018 Overwatch pro player and streamer xQc has been suspended from the game for abusive chat.
August 9, 2018 Lego has launched a teaser site for its Overwatch line.
The Overwatch Summer Games 2018 are here and – of course – that means there are a whole host of new skins and cosmetics to unlock and enjoy. The event just went live and is scheduled to run until the end of the month, concluding on August 30. The event also sees the return of Lucioball, this time set in a new arena so you’ll have some fresh scenery in which to kick the ball around.
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