Overwatch: Hero 31, Sigma is now live

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

Overwatch Summer Games 2019

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

Overwatch – Baptiste Reunion Challenge Event

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

Overwatch, Baptiste is hero 30

This medic is no angel of mercy. Announcing the 30th Overwatch hero, Baptiste—an elite combat medic armed with an arsenal of experimental healing devices. Baptiste helps keep allies alive and eliminate threats under fierce conditions. Try him out now on the public test realm on Windows PC, and find out more about Baptiste and his abilities below.
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Overwatch, Paris map is available

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
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Overwatch Contenders 2019, Three Epic Live Events

Blizzard Entertainment

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.

Introducing Showdowns

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

Overwatch Contenders, New Chat Moderation Program Test

Blizzard Entertainment

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

Arena Clash, finals at London’s Stratford Wesfield

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

Overwatch, Week-long free trial starts November 20

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

Overwatch, Ashe hero now playable

Ashe—the leader of the Deadlock Gang and a rebellious gunslinger who’s not afraid to get her hands dirty—is now live in Overwatch!

The 29th hero to join the Overwatch roster, Ashe—also known as Elizabeth Caledonia Ashe—is a gunslinger hailing from the American Southwest. Armed with the Viper rifle, Ashe is a versatile damage hero, able to fire rapidly from the hip or line up a high-damage shot through her sights.

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Overwatch, ‘Cosplay Battle’

The world needs more cosplay heroes, and we’re excited to find out who comes out on top in the very first Overwatch Cosplay Battle. More than a competition, this cosplay clash of countries is a celebration of creativity, craftsmanship, and national pride. Teams of top cosplayers from different European nations will bring Overwatch heroes to life by creating amazing costumes based on the community’s votes.
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