Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Event Kicks Off January 24

We are in the year of 2019 which means that if you follow the Chinese Zodiac, it is also the year of the pig. However even if you don’t necessarily follow the Chinese Zodiac or celebrate the Lunar New Year, not to worry because Blizzard plans on celebrating it anyway in Overwatch where the game’s Lunar New Year event will be kicking off next week.


Blizzard Launches Discipline Tracker For Overwatch League

From time to time we hear about how some professional gamers exhibit some unprofessional behavior. This sometimes results in sanctions and punishments, and it looks like Blizzard is looking to keep a public record of such incidents and has launched what they’re calling the Discipline Tracker for the Overwatch League.


Overwatch Has A New Game Mode In The Works

We reckon that Blizzard has actually done a pretty good job of keeping Overwatch update in terms of content. They have introduced a bunch of new heroes, new maps, and also kept players entertained with seasonal events that are held throughout the year, such as the recent Winter Wonderland event which has just kicked off.


Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland Kicks Off December 11

Blizzard loves celebrating the various seasonal holidays that take place throughout the year. We usually see this happen in World of Warcraft, where Blizzard has been known to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Christmas, the Lunar New Year, Halloween, and so on. Blizzard has since brought that tradition over to Overwatch.


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Jeff Kaplan Teases ‘Big Dreams’ For Overwatch’s Future

At the moment Blizzard’s Overwatch has settled into a very nice rhythm, where the game is enjoyed competitively and with Blizzard constantly releasing new heroes and new animated shorts. However is that all that Blizzard has planned for their latest franchise? According to the game’s director, Jeff Kaplan, they have very big dreams for its future.


Overwatch Will Be Free To Play November 20-26

There have been some who are wondering if Blizzard could eventually make Overwatch a free-to-play game. As it stands, the game requires gamers to actually purchase the game before playing as there is no free trial period or a starter edition like World of Warcraft, but Blizzard did state that that’s what their free weekend events are for.


New Overwatch Hero ‘Ashe’ Now Available In Game

During BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard introduced a new hero to Overwatch in the form of Ashe who seems to come from the same background as McCree. Ashe is an interesting character as one of her abilities is to summon Bob, her robotic butler, to her side to aid her in battle. For those interested in the character, you’ll be pleased to learn that Ashe is now playable in the game.


Upcoming Overwatch Patch Will Require A Reinstallation Of The Game

Games are usually updated with patches that contain either bug fixes or new features. In some instances these patches can be small and can be downloaded more or less instantly, but sometimes there are patches that are so huge that it takes a while for them to be downloaded and applied to the game.


Blizzard Working On Mobile Titles Across Its Franchises

Blizzard was primarily known as a company who developed games for the PC. However over the years the company has diversified their offerings where games such as Overwatch and Diablo have expanded to consoles. They have also expanded to mobile where titles such as Hearthstone remains incredibly popular, and where Diablo Immortal will be launching as well.


Blizzard Promises More Diverse Heroes Coming To Overwatch

In the early days of gaming, male characters were typically depicted as being macho and would wear huge hulking pieces of armor, but yet for some reason female characters wearing the same armor would find those armor pieces suddenly become a skimpier/sexualized version of that armor.


Blizzard To Continue Exploring PvE & Story Events For Overwatch

There are some who play games purely for competitive reasons, and there are those who play games because they actually enjoy the story and the characters. Now it is clear that Blizzard’s Overwatch was designed to be a competitive title but at the same time, Blizzard knows that some gamers can appreciate a good backstory.


At Least Six New Heroes Planned For Overwatch

During BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard officially announced that Overwatch would be getting a new hero in the form of Ashe. They also released an animated short called Reunion in which at the end of the short, it revealed a second hero that had yet to be officially announced. That has since been confirmed to be Echo.


Blizzard Has No Plans To Make Overwatch Free-To-Play

One of the ways that many companies use to try and attract gamers to their games is by removing as many restrictions/hurdles as possible, such as an upfront fee where they are hoping that a free game will make the game more attractive for gamers to pick up. This has worked extremely well for various titles over the years.


Overwatch ‘Reunion’ Animated Short Released

During BlizzCon 2018, Blizzard launched a brand new animated short for its Overwatch franchise. Dubbed “Reunion”, this seems to be a short focused around McCree, one of Overwatch’s original heroes, and also Ashe, who is one of the new playable heroes that Blizzard announced that would be coming to the game.