News and Guides for Overwatch

Overwatch 2 Now Live Overwatch 2 Now Live Overwatch 2 is now live and the game is available as a free to play experience for all players.  Overwatch 2 OW2 4 comments Yesterday at 19:09 by Staff
Overwatch 2 Launch Time, Trailer and More Overwatch 2 Launch Time, Trailer and More Overwatch 2 is arriving in less than a week and we have a brand new trailer to check out, as well as the launch timing and checklists for what to do if you're a new or existing player!  Overwatch 2 OW2 2 comments Sep 27, 2022 at 19:34 by Staff
Activision Blizzard Games Coming to Game Pass After Microsoft Acquisition Activision Blizzard Games Coming to Game Pass After Microsoft Acquisition Microsoft posted a blog post sharing their view on the Activision Blizzard acquisition. They also revealed that Overwatch, Diablo, Call of Duty, Candy Crush, and Starcraft, are coming to the Game Pass. Blizzard Blizzard 9 comments Sep 01, 2022 at 14:17 by Stan
Unconfirmed Dragonflight Pre-Patch and Launch Dates Leaked Unconfirmed Dragonflight Pre-Patch and Launch Dates Leaked An unconfirmed internal spreadsheet with release dates of multiple Activision Blizzard titles including Dragonflight and Diablo 4 pre-purchase took Reddit by storm today. Blizzard Blizzard Aug 16, 2022 at 20:20 by Stan
Blizzard Debuting New Products + Giveaway at Comic-Con Blizzard Debuting New Products + Giveaway at Comic-Con Blizzard will debut new merchandise at San Diego Comic-Con. For those attending the event in person, make sure to check out Booth #140. The products will also be available for purchase on the Blizzard Gear Store later this year. Blizzard Blizzard Jul 21, 2022 at 07:14 by Staff
Overwatch 2 Beta Has Ended Overwatch 2 Beta Has Ended Overwatch 2 Beta is now over. The Overwatch team will continue to balance heroes based on Beta feedback. Over the coming weeks, they will share more details about the game as we approach launch on October 4, 2022. Overwatch 2 OW2 Jul 21, 2022 at 06:53 by Staff
Overwatch 2 Beta: Week 1 Developer Blog Overwatch 2 Beta: Week 1 Developer Blog With the first week of Overwatch 2 Beta behind us, the developers shared their thoughts on the Mercy and Symmetra changes, Junker Queen and queue times. Overwatch 2 OW2 Jul 08, 2022 at 17:38 by Staff
The Battle.net Social Celebration Contest The Battle.net Social Celebration Contest For the next five weeks, you can win $25 Battle.net Balance by following Blizzard on social media. Find out how to enter the giveaway for a chance to win! Battle.net Battle.net 1 comment Jul 05, 2022 at 21:14 by Staff
Blizzard Entertainment Acquires Spellbreak Development Studio Proletariat Blizzard Entertainment Acquires Spellbreak Development Studio Proletariat Blizzard Entertainment has acquired Spellbreak Development Studio Proletariat to beef up the staff on World of Warcraft. Its team of 100 people will start working on WoW, including the Dragonflight expansion coming later this year, according to Venture Beat. Blizzard Blizzard 7 comments Jun 29, 2022 at 15:11 by Staff
How to Find Out Youve Been Invited to Beta Testing? How to Find Out You've Been Invited to Beta Testing? In this post, we're looking at how to find out you've been invited to a Beta! Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments Jun 26, 2022 at 14:08 by Stan
Official Preview of the Junker Queen Official Preview of the Junker Queen Junker Queen joins the Hero roster in Overwatch 2 as the newest tank! Here's the official preview of the new Hero and her kit. Overwatch 2 OW2 4 comments Jun 22, 2022 at 15:13 by Staff
Overwatch 2 Reveal Event Recap Overwatch 2 Reveal Event Recap Blizzard have summarized all the big news that came out of the Overwatch 2 reveal livestream event, including: Overwatch 2 OW2 1 comment Jun 18, 2022 at 07:49 by Staff
Wastelander Animated Short for Overwatch 2 Wastelander Animated Short for Overwatch 2 Here's the new animated short introducing the new OW2 hero Junker Queen!  Overwatch 2 OW2 Jun 16, 2022 at 19:21 by Staff
Overwatch 2 Beta Starts on June 28th Overwatch 2 Beta Starts on June 28th Blizzard have announced that the Overwatch 2 beta is arriving very soon, on June 28th, featuring the Junker Queen hero and a new map! Beta sign-ups will be open this Thursday, when we will also be getting a lot more info about the game in the reveal stream, as well as a new animated short. Overwatch 2 OW2 Jun 14, 2022 at 19:20 by Staff
Overwatch 2 Launches October 4 as a Free-to-Play Live Experience Overwatch 2 Launches October 4 as a Free-to-Play Live Experience Blizzard have announced the launch/Early Access date for the PvP part of Overwatch 2, and it's October 4th! On top of that the game is going to be free to play (at least the PvP aspect of it) and we're getting a full reveal event on June 16th as well, which will go into the live service and seasonal nature of the game, as well as reveal the new Junker Queen hero! There will also be a free Founder's Pack for owners for Overwatch 1, with skins and a surprise that is yet to be revealed.  Overwatch 2 OW2 5 comments Jun 12, 2022 at 19:11 by Staff
Arclight Rumble Will Not Have Loot Boxes or NFTs Arclight Rumble Will Not Have Loot Boxes or NFTs We have new information coming out of a GamerBraves interview with Art director Jeremy Collins and Senior Software Engineer Andy Lim, as they explain that the game will not feature loot boxes or NFTs. Many players were concerned as the game wasn't available in Belgium, where there are strict laws aginst loot boxes and similar mechanics, but with Blizzard's clarification that may change before it is released.  Blizzard Blizzard 8 comments May 04, 2022 at 18:41 by Staff
Warcraft Arclight Rumble Minimum Specs, Possible 2022 Release, and No PC Port Warcraft Arclight Rumble Minimum Specs, Possible 2022 Release, and No PC Port We have two unofficial statements and some minimum specs to check out for the Warcraft mobile game, as Towelliee might have some inside info on the matter. Let's start with the official information, as the minimum specs for the game are iOS (6S and up) and Android (S7 and up), as noted in the reveal. Blizzard Blizzard 6 comments May 03, 2022 at 20:33 by Staff
Warcraft Arclight Rumble Gameplay Videos Warcraft Arclight Rumble Gameplay Videos We have two gameplay videos to check out, featuring the new Arclight Ruble game, as we get to see it in action! First off, Towelliee has put together a video of his own experiences with the new Warcraft mobile game, as he details some features while showing off a solid chunk of gameplay as well. Blizzard Blizzard 11 comments May 03, 2022 at 19:11 by Starym
Overwatch 2 Doomfist and Orisa Reworks Detailed Overwatch 2 Doomfist and Orisa Reworks Detailed Doomfist and Orisa have been reworked just in time for Overwatch 2 PvP Beta. Senior Hero Designer Brandon Brennan and Lead Hero Designer Geoff Goodman provide more information about the reworks.  Overwatch 2 OW2 Apr 28, 2022 at 17:36 by Staff
Overwatch 2 PvP Beta FAQ Overwatch 2 PvP Beta FAQ The first Overwatch 2 PvP Beta has begun. Blizzard has posted a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) about the testing phase, including minimum and recommended system requirements. Overwatch 2 OW2 Apr 28, 2022 at 15:23 by Staff
Overwatch 2 PvP Beta Coming on April 26th Overwatch 2 PvP Beta Coming on April 26th Blizzard have announced that the Overwatch 2 PvP beta is coming on April 26th, with new hero, 3 new maps, hero reworks and more included! You can opt in here Overwatch 2 OW2 6 comments Mar 18, 2022 at 19:57 by Staff
Overwatch 2 PvP Beta 1 Starts in Late April Overwatch 2 PvP Beta 1 Starts in Late April Blizzard posted an update on Overwatch 2 today and revealed that the game's PvP Beta will start in late April for PC in select regions.  Overwatch 2 OW2 2 comments Mar 10, 2022 at 18:25 by Staff
Activision Blizzard Halts New Sales in Russia Activision Blizzard Halts New Sales in Russia President and COO Daniel Alegre informed the community that Activision Blizzard will halt new sales in Russia, rendering players unable to renew their subscriptions. Blizzard Blizzard 24 comments Mar 06, 2022 at 09:49 by Staff
Will Overwatch 2 Testing Start Soon? Will Overwatch 2 Testing Start Soon? Blizzard recently pushed two encrypted Overwatch 2 builds to the CDN. Will Overwatch 2 testing begin soon? Overwatch 2 OW2 6 comments Feb 04, 2022 at 20:22 by Stan
Activision Blizzard Q4 2021 Financial Results Activision Blizzard Q4 2021 Financial Results Due to the ongoing Microsoft acquisition, there was no earnings call for Q4 2021. Instead, Activision Blizzard posted a press release, where we learn about "substantial new content" planned for the Warcraft franchise in 2022, including a new mobile game. Blizzard Blizzard 8 comments Feb 03, 2022 at 22:11 by Staff
Blizzard Lead Mike Ybarra Teases Potential Announcements Blizzard Lead Mike Ybarra Teases Potential Announcements Blizzard Lead Mike Ybarra shared on Twitter that we'll be hearing more about Warcraft and Overwatch over the coming weeks with Diablo to follow. Blizzard Blizzard 10 comments Jan 30, 2022 at 19:21 by Staff
Blizzard Working on a New Survival Game for PC and Console Blizzard Working on a New Survival Game for PC and Console Blizzard today revealed they are working on a brand-new survival game for PC and console! Blizzard Blizzard 9 comments Jan 25, 2022 at 18:12 by Staff
Announcements We Can Expect this Week? (Speculation Post) Announcements We Can Expect this Week? (Speculation Post) Blizzard lead Mike Ybarra teased two announcements coming soon. In this post, we speculate about what could potentially be announced this week. Blizzard Blizzard 17 comments Jan 24, 2022 at 19:23 by Stan
A Message from Mike Ybarra A Message from Mike Ybarra Blizzard lead Mike Ybarra shared a message to the community, talking about the Microsoft deal, actions taken at Blizzard to regain trust, priorities in 2022, and more. He also mentioned "exciting announcements" coming next week. Patch 9.2 release date, anyone? Blizzard Blizzard 16 comments Jan 20, 2022 at 22:37 by Staff
An Excerpt from Bobby Koticks Email to Staff An Excerpt from Bobby Kotick's Email to Staff Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick sent an email to staff regarding Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Blizzard Blizzard 12 comments Jan 18, 2022 at 16:15 by Staff
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