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Overwatch, And so begins the ‘Year of the Pig’.

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. Of course, the real highlight of...

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. Four regions will send their top teams to...

Overwatch: Ana’s Bastet Challenge and OWL expansion team skins

The latest Overwatch update gives players the chance to earn some free loot via an in-game challenge, and they can also support their favorite Overwatch League expansion teams with brand-new hero skins. COMPLETE ANA’S BASTET CHALLENGE FOR FREE LOOT Prove yourself as the guardian of Cairo by completing Ana’s Bastet Challenge! We’re bringing the fierce protector from the new Overwatch...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Overwatch, Ashe the 29th hero added to the roster

Introducing Overwatch’s latest hero, Ashe—the leader of the Deadlock Gang and a rebellious gunslinger who’s not afraid to get her hands dirty. Announced at BlizzCon 2018, Ashe is now available on the PTR! The 29th hero to join the Overwatch roster, Ashe—also known as Elizabeth Caledonia Ashe—hails from the American Southwest. Armed with the Viper rifle, Ashe is a versatile...

Overwatch Halloween Terror 2018 is live

It is with great pride  The mad doctor and friends present The cold, undead bride Welcome back to Overwatch Halloween Terror 2018! The event is now live on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, so grab your largest candy bag, put on some spine-chilling music, and get ready to test your mettle against Dr. Junkenstein’s minions. Junkenstein’s Revenge is back...

Overwatch PS4 International Tournament Begins Oct. 16, 2018

Overwatch PlayStation 4 players will have the chance to win a share of more than $10,000 in cash prizes in the Overwatch PS4 International Tournament. Organized by Space Esports, the team behind the most participated and viewed Overwatch console competitions, the round robin Overwatch PS4 International Tournament will begin Oct. 16, 2018 and continue every Tuesday through Dec. 18, 2018. Players interested in joining...

Overwatch Summer Games 2018 are now live

It’s time to beat the summer heat with some Overwatch action! The Summer Games 2018 event is taking place from now until August 31, featuring new skins, a new Lúcioball map, and the return of all previous Summer Games items. More than 50 brand-new Summer Games 2018 items are available in Summer Games Loot Boxes, as well as the whole suite...

Overwatch World Cup, Paris event tickets on sale

Espace Grande Arche will host six top European teams—France, Germany, Poland, Italy, the UK, and the Netherlands—as they compete for a place in the tournament playoffs taking place at BlizzCon later this year. Esports fans can pick up tickets to the show via Universe.com and be part of a passionate crowd cheering on top-tier players, including Overwatch League Grand Final...

Overwatch’s new hero Wrecking Ball is now live

“Systems at the ready. Small mammal at the controls.” Wrecking Ball is now live on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One! Hot off the heels of victory at the Junkertown Scrapyard, Wrecking Ball is rolling in as the newest member of Overwatch. Coming in as the seventh Tank hero on the Overwatch roster, Wrecking Ball is armed with resourceful tinkering...

Overwatch World Cup, Rosters are in

Over the past month, 24 Overwatch World Cup competition committees held tryouts, with players competing for a spot on their country’s team. Now, the rosters are in—check them out at worldcup.playoverwatch.com. Competitors from each roster will battle it out for their nation at one of the Group Stages taking place in Incheon, South Korea; Los Angeles, United States; Bangkok, Thailand;...