Overwatch players with GeForce GPUs are the latest to benefit from NVIDIA Reflex with the addition of the technology to the game today. NVIDIA Reflex reduces system latency to further improve player competitiveness, allowing them to acquire targets faster, react quicker, and increase aim precision simply by enabling NVIDIA Reflex in a game’s settings.… Read the rest
Generation Esports (GenE) announced that registration to the 2021 Winter Challenge seasonal gaming tournament from the High School Esports League (HSEL) — North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools — is now open to high school students nationwide. This January, high school esports clubs will compete for college scholarships and real-world prizes from top gaming brands, like ASUS, by mastering a variety of game genres.… Read the rest
Schools and colleges have another chance to take part in the ongoing British Esports Championships, a series of competitive video game tournaments for students aged 12+ across the UK with rising viewer numbers.
Halloween Terror is live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch! Cosmetic unlocks from previous events will also be available, alongside new rewards you can earn this year. Log in from October 13 through November 3 for some scary good fun!
To celebrate the one-year anniversary of Overwatch on Switch, Nintendo is also brewing up a free trial* from October 13 to October 20 – with a 50% off Legendary Edition sale running until October 25!
Tracer’s Comic Challenge, is live on PC, PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
From now until September 28, players will be able to earn limited-time rewards including a player icon, sprays with voice lines, and the new Comic Book Tracer epic skin for a total of nine new rewards.
PLAY TO EARN
Your wins in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or Arcade will earn you a new player icon, a new spray, and a new epic skin: Comic Book Tracer.
Overwatch and Dark Horse Comics announced the new Overwatch: Tracer—London Calling comic series based on everyone’s favorite damage hero, Tracer.
Illustrated by the New York Times bestselling comic artist Babs Tarr (Batgirl, Motor Crush) and written by the Eisner Award winner Mariko Tamaki (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, Lumber Janes), the series will follow a Young Tracer as she zips through the streets of her hometown.… Read the rest
The Overwatch Student Animation Festival which offers a prize pool of more than 25,000 EUR in value to support aspiring creators from all around Europe.
Animation is a huge part of the Overwatch universe, and a big area of interest for Overwatch community, and we believe it is one of the most beautiful and inspiring forms or art and storytelling that enables various talents and passions.
Music has always been an integral part of Overwatch, and we know our players are fans of it too. Earlier this week, Blizzard released the Overwatch: Cities & Countries soundtrack and launched the musically-themed Sigma’s Maestro Challenge in-game event– but they are taking Overwatch’s celebration of music even further.
Blizzard has teamed up with talented musical content creators from across Europe and asked them to come up with their own versions, mixes, or covers of the songs from Overwatch: Cities & Countries and other signature Overwatch sounds for our Summer of Music.
Nerd Street Gamers and the Immortals Gaming Club (IGC) are joining forces to help kids stay engaged and entertained while staying home. They’re teaming up to produce Immortals Gaming Camps, multi-day online esports camps focused on League of Legends and Overwatch. For the first time ever, gamers will have the opportunity to participate in a structured, online esports camp run by a professional gaming organization.… Read the rest
Now through June 9, players can log in to Overwatch on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch to celebrate Overwatch Anniversary 2020 with Weekly Challenges and new cosmetics. In this year’s Anniversary event, all previous seasonal event brawls are returning, and all seasonal cosmetics can be unlocked!
Weekly Challenges allow you to unlock limited-time rewards by winning nine games
Rewards include an array of Player Icons, Sprays, and Epic Skins
Week 1: Carbon Fiber Sigma
Week 2: Fleur de Lis Widowmaker
Week 3: Masked Man McCree
5 Legendary Skins
Little Red Ashe
Submarine Wrecking Ball
3 Epic Skins
Player Icons, Emotes, Sprays
Overwatch’s latest Hero is live, as well as a new Competitive Mode in the Arcade.
Load additional skill modules and play Echo, the new multirole evolutionary robot Damage Hero, on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch! Check out her abilities and assets below, and visit her Hero page to learn more: https://playoverwatch.com/heroes/echo/
- 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