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Overwatch 2 – Sequel to feature more co-op PVE modes and new heroes

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…

Overwatch League – 6 new teams confirmed for 2019 season

The Overwatch League is expanding again! Last month, franchises representing Atlanta and Guangzhou joined the Overwatch League, and now 6 more teams – Chengdu, Hangzhou, Paris, Toronto, Vancouver, and Washington, D.C. – will compete for the 2019 Overwatch League championship.…

Overwatch – Jail sentences and heavy fines await hackers in South Korea

According Overwatch’s South Korean forum, a total of 13 hackers in the popular team shooter were captured by the South Korean police after a complain from Blizzard. Handled by Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency’s cyber-safety department, a year-long investigation have actually been…

Overwatch – 13 suspects detained in South Korea for violating internet law

Blizzard Korea last week posted a notice in the official forums, announcing that it had been working with the Cyber ​​Safety Division of the Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency between Jan and Dec 2017. The 2 parties worked together on cases regarding…

Overwatch – Over 10 million viewers recorded for first week of official league

[Official website] The Overwatch League roared to life last week at the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles with 4 days of intense competition between all 12 teams. Buoyed by Twitch, the Overwatch League’s exclusive worldwide third-party digital broadcast partner, opening day…

Overwatch – Blizzard takes China developer to court over IP infringement

According to local reports, Blizzard Entertainment and China partner NetEase have taken developer 4399 Network Co., Ltd. to court over intellectual property (IP) infringement of the Overwatch intellectual property. The lawsuit was filed at Shanghai Pudong New Area People’s Court,…

Overwatch – Teams have paid USD 20 million to secure league spot

[Source] Following a report in May where teams are dropping out of the upcoming Overwatch League due to cost issues, it was recently rumored at least 2 teams have paid USD 20 million to secure a franchise spot in Activision…

Heroes Duty – Quick look at apparent Overwatch clone for mobile devices

Last year, the internet raged about a mobile clone version of the popular Overwatch, Legend of Titan. While the fate of the game is currently unknown, recently a mobile FPS entered Closed Beta in China, with the skills and settings…

Overwatch – Blizzard skirts around new loot law by selling currency

A couple of weeks ago, the Chinese government installed a law where game companies have to publicly list out the percentage drop rate of each item in digital “random boxes”. Overwatch was definitely affected, and Blizzard recently found a way…

Overwatch – High entry fee is turning teams away from Overwatch League

[Source] According to a report by ESPN, it seems Activision Blizzard is facing a crisis to kickstart the Overwatch League in North America. To enter the league, a minimum fee of USD 20 million is currently quoted, with the amount…

Overwatch – Development team talks about Sombra the ultimate hacker

Blizzard Entertainment finally revealed the 23rd hero in Overwatch, Sombra, at BlizzCon 2016. Originally rumored to be part of the founding team of Overwatch (the good guys), she is actually part of the shady Talon organization. With her right click,…

Overwatch – Winning team emerges from Square Enix and Sony battle

A couple of hours ago, the CEO of Square Enix and President of Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia (SIEJA) butted heads in Overwatch, with the promo event being streamed on YouTube. The big bosses only played in 2 rounds, which were won again…

Overwatch – Square Enix CEO and Sony president form teams to face off

Yes, you read it right. Square Enix CEO, Yosuke Matsuda, and president of Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Asia, Atsushi Morita, will be forming their own teams and challenge each other in Overwatch on 22 July. This epic event will be…

Overwatch – Team shooter reigns supreme on PC bang usage chart

The almost-impossible has been achieved, as Overwatch claimed the throne of top PC bang (internet cafe) game from former champion, League of Legends. From the metrics given by Gametrics on 21 June, which tracks thousands of PC bangs in the…