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An Overwatch Halloween skin makes Ashe “pretty unusable,” but a fix is coming
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An Overwatch Halloween skin makes Ashe “pretty unusable,” but a fix is coming

Overwatch’s Halloween event is upon us, and while I thought nothing could be scarier than Zenyatta making use of his feet, it turns out I was wrong – the real scare is a weapon sight that’s difficult to see through. (Insert spooky ghost noises here.) Ashe’s new Halloween Terror skin looks cool, but players are very unhappy about how it changes her ADS, and Blizzard is on the case. read more

Jeff Kaplan offers “whatever” Overwatch character for Smash Bros crossover
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Jeff Kaplan offers “whatever” Overwatch character for Smash Bros crossover

Blizzard’s vice president and lead director of the studio’s multiplayer FPS Overwatch, Jeff Kaplan, has made a pretty exciting offer sure to please fans of the game – and the idea of a crossover with Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Kaplan has said that the team behind the fighting game can use “whatever character” from Overwatch they’d like in the event of a crossover. read more

BlizzCon 2019’s Virtual Ticket turns Genji into Illidan and gives you Diablo 3 wings
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BlizzCon 2019’s Virtual Ticket turns Genji into Illidan and gives you Diablo 3 wings

We’re precisely one month away from BlizzCon 2019, and besides broad anticipation for whatever Blizzard is working on next, that also means it’s time to see what kind of digital baubles we’ll get as part of this year’s Virtual Ticket. There’s nothing quite so substantial as a WoW Classic demo this time around, but there is the usual selection of in-game items across Blizzard titles. read more

Overwatch’s next patch is a “remaster,” according to Blizzard
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Overwatch’s next patch is a “remaster,” according to Blizzard

With Activision Blizzard having all kinds of success with World of Warcraft Classic taking its popular MMO back to basics with none of the updates from recent years, it’s almost a surprise to learn that Blizzard’s other incredibly popular online game Overwatch is going in the opposite direction. The latest Overwatch patch notes are here for v1.41 of the game, and they change things so fundamentally Blizzard are calling the patch “a remaster”. read more

Sigma’s ult in Overwatch can pull an entire team off the payload
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Sigma’s ult in Overwatch can pull an entire team off the payload

Sigma is the latest addition to the Overwatch roster, and the game’s players have been putting the new hero through his paces on the PTR. Sigma’s abilities include the ultimate Gravitic Flux, which lifts enemies into the air before slamming them to the ground for big damage – and, it turns out, there’s one use for the ult that can lead to an instant win in certain situations. read more