There are a lot of similarities between Overwatch and basketball, when you really think about it. For one thing, aim is crucial. So are timing and learning how to work as a team. The professional scene is defined by an attachment to a local team, and a penchant for colourful skins. So it’s no surprise that someone would eventually create a crossover between the two.
Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland event will return in 2018 – as expected – and Blizzard has revealed the start date for this year’s round of wintry fun, as well as a preview of some new map decorations you can expect to see among the festivities. Naturally there’ll be plenty of new skins and other fun stuff when the event begins, and we’ll get previews heading into the launch.
Account boosting could soon become illegal in South Korea. An amendment to the “Law on Game Business Development” bill was first proposed earlier this summer, and has now passed the National Assembly Legislation Review Committee, bringing it one step closer to becoming law.
Getting banned from a game you love sucks, even when you deserve it. But after receiving a ban from Overwatch for abusive language, one player says he’s realized the error of his ways.
If you’re not playing Overwatch already then you must know you’re missing out hugely, right? Blizzard’s fantastic hero-shooter has been out for a couple of years now so it’s a ripe time for you to get involved. And there’s no better time to do so than now, by the way, as Overwatch is currently available to download and play for free as part of a limited-time trial. You have until November 26 to get in on the action, so hurry up!
While hero 29 has been generally well-received, players on PC have noticed there is something a little off about her aiming, with many reporting that they are missing shots that appeared to be on-target.
Since it launched in 2016, Overwatch has just kept getting bigger – new maps, new heroes, and new gamemodes have all trickled into Blizzard’s hero shooter over the last two years. This week, you’ll be able to play the popular shooter for free.
Overwatch’s future in the competitive scene has been called into question after former professional and popular streamer, Brandon ‘Seagull’ Larned published a video criticising the game’s “frustrating” mechanics. The video, which was published yesterday, has rocketed in views and spurred both sides of the community into action.
Ashe has well and truly arrived on Overwatch’s live servers, which means there’s a new round of experimental changes in the public test region.
Despite what you may have read in a comment section, developing and maintaining an ever-changing online multiplayer game isn’t easy! Overwatch players have reported some fairly severe bugs affecting the public test region prior to the latest patch, but now it seems problems are affecting the game’s live servers.