- Balance Philosophy Update
- The team is looking to implement more frequent and impactful balance updates with the intention to deliberately change the meta.
- Additionally, with more impactful changes planned, the team is open to the idea of reverting changes when necessary.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat with friends, teammates, and the rest of the Overwatch family! Lunar New Year 2020 is now live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Brand-new rewards are available this year, so don’t forget to log in from now until February 6 to bring good fortune to your cosmetic collection.… Read the rest
‘Tis the season for snow-topped payloads and winter festivities! Winter Wonderland 2019 is now live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch. Brand-new rewards are available this year, so don’t forget to log in from now until January 2 to deck the halls of your cosmetic collection!
NEW GAME MODE: SNOWBALL DEATHMATCH
This year’s Winter Wonderland event ushers in a new mini game mode called ‘Snowball Deathmatch.’… Read the rest
Colin Furze, the famous British inventor and filmmaker with over 8.5 million subscribers on YouTube, has taken on the challenge of recreating Junkrat’s ultimate weapon, the RIP-Tire, in real life!
Having spent weeks in his iconic shed, jam-packed with all kinds of tools, Colin has found a way to create a fast-moving tire using chainsaws, huge spikes, remote control devices, and even a motorbike — all while staying faithful to the original design from Overwatch.… Read the rest
Support has arrived! Learn more about the head of medical research and brilliant healer in the new Overwatch short story, “Valkyrie,” where Mercy must confront her past and wrestle with whether she should join the fight again.
From November 12-December 2, players will be able to get back out there and obtain eight sprays, a player icon, and the legendary Dr.… Read the rest
More than 50 million players* worldwide have teamed up to capture objectives, push payloads, and fight for the future in Overwatch®, Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed team-based shooter. Today, before a sold-out crowd of BlizzCon 2019 attendees and millions watching online, Blizzard Entertainment revealed Overwatch 2, a supercharged sequel that will send players deeper into the world and story of Overwatch and build upon the original game’s critically acclaimed foundation of world-class PvP competition.… Read the rest
The 2019 Overwatch World Cup is just days away from starting, and we’ve got you covered with everything you’ll need to know to watch teams from across the globe gather together and go for gold.
Where to Watch
All 2019 Overwatch World Cup matches will be livestreamed. Here’s where you can watch them live:
- Mandarin (CN): Zhanqi, CC, Bilibili, Huya
- Mandarin (TW)
- Portuguese (BR)
- Spanish (LatAm)
Halloween Terror 2019 is live on Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4. In addition to new rewards you’ll be able to earn, cosmetic unlocks from previous events will also be available, including the Legendary Demon Hunter Sombra skin. Login from October 15 through November 4 to BOO-st your cosmetic collection!… Read the rest
Experience the feature-complete version of Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed team-based shooter at home or on the go, with new gyroscopic motion controls.
We’re just a few days out from the culmination of the 2019 Overwatch Contenders program—next week, over five action-packed days in Seoul, 10 teams from six regions will battle it out to be crowned Gauntlet champions. Here’s everything you have to know about the event, which takes place Oct.… Read the rest
Explore the world with the inquisitive robot unit in the new Overwatch limited-time event, Bastion’s Brick Challenge!
From September 17 through 30, players will be able to obtain 5 sprays, 6 player icons, and the legendary Brick Bastion skin for a total of 12 new rewards.
PLAY TO EARN
Your wins in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or Arcade will earn you a new player icon, new sprays, and a new epic skin: Brick Bastion!
With the Overwatch League 2019 season nearly wrapped up and the Overwatch World Cup on the horizon, it’s time to test your skills as a competitive player! 2019 Overwatch Open Division Practice Season sign-ups are live now. No matter your rank or your region, this practice season is open to everyone.… Read the rest
Overwatch Legendary Edition puts the definitive version of Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed team shooter in Nintendo Switch owners’ hands, complete with the latest content and gameplay updates. Players will select from a roster of 31 vibrant heroes as they face off in a variety of casual and competitive multiplayer modes and battle over map objectives in 28 different locations around the earth (and on the moon).
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