After two seasons and two Showdowns, the best of Overwatch Contenders will emerge to participate in The Gauntlet: a showcase of the best non-Overwatch League talent in the world. From each corner of the globe, they will descend on Seoul for a chance to prove themselves, and we’d love for you to join us for all the action!… Read the rest
Sigma is a kind and brilliant scientist who has been irreparably changed by an experiment gone wrong, gaining the ability to manipulate gravity in the process. Sigma sustained serious psychological damage during that tragic experiment, was deemed a threat to humanity and locked away for years in a secret government facility.… Read the rest
Summer Games is back for 2019, and we’re kicking it off with a new event feature, Weekly Challenges! In addition to the new rewards you’ll be able to earn, your favorite cosmetic unlocks from years past will be available, giving you a chance to catch up on any rewards you may have missed.… Read the rest
The Baptiste Reunion Challenge has started! This limited-time Overwatch event lets players learn more about the game’s elite combat medic and ex-Talon operative, Jean-Baptiste Augustin.
We’re kicking off the event with a new short story that illuminates Baptiste’s past. Read about how his old Talon comrades caught up with him despite his attempts to escape them in “What You Left Behind.”
Starting today until July 1, players can also enlist in the Baptiste Reunion Challenge to earn their stripes and obtain a total of ten new rewards.… Read the rest
The brand-new Overwatch assault map—Paris—is live on Windows PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Players can traverse the city of art and romance across several iconic scenes. Battle your way through narrow streets and corridors before colliding alongside the Seine, with sights along the way including:
- The Cabaret Luna, home to musical talents of diva Luna
- Pâtisserie Galand, known for their delicate mille-feuille and colorful macarons
- The Maison Marat, a grand palace hosting a gala in the heart of the city
The new Lunar New Year has begun, and from now until February 18, you can ring in the Year of the Pig in Overwatch style. Collect hundreds of themed seasonal cosmetic items, enjoy a festive Capture-the-Flag version of Busan, or welcome the return of our previous Lunar New Year-themed maps: Ayutthaya and Lijang Tower.… Read the rest
Details about several international live events planned for Overwatch Contenders in 2019. Hold onto your seats—there are three brand-new live Contenders events on the horizon.
We’re dividing the eight Contenders regions into two divisions, consisting of four regions each, to inform invites to our new Showdown live events.… Read the rest
Contenders is trialing a new chat moderation program that requires users who wish to participate in Twitch chat to link their Blizzard Battle.net and Twitch accounts.
The program will be trialed during 2018 Season 3 quarterfinals matches across all regions, from Dec. 28, 2018, through Jan. 12, 2019. The Path to Pro team then will evaluate the program’s overall effect on creating a more positive viewing experience.… Read the rest
Belong Gaming Arenas proudly announces that the Arena Clash tournament finals of Overwatch, League of Legends and Tekken 7 will be heading to its flagship Belong Gaming Arena in London’s Stratford Westfield.
The tournament has been fought for seven weeks across the country between Belong’s growing regional gaming tribes, and will be hosted live from 12pm on the December 8th and 9th with the tournament finals also streaming across Belong’s social channels such as https://www.twitch.tv/belongarenas and news via Twitter @BelongArenas and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BelongArenas/.… Read the rest
The latest Overwatch Free Trial starts at 20:00 CET on November 20 and runs until 9:00 CET on November 27. Overwatch’s full roster of 29 heroes will be playable, including the newly announced Deadlock Gang outlaw, Ashe.
Players can explore 26 maps in a variety of modes, including Quick Play, Custom Games, and the Arcade, to experience everything Overwatch has to offer.… Read the rest