News and Guides for Overwatch
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Official Microsoft and Activision Blizzard Announcements on Acquisition We have two official announcements surrounding the giant, almost $70 billion, Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard from both sides, starting with Microsoft CEO Phil Spencer issuing a statement on Xbox Wire, focuisng on Game Pass additions and cloud gaming: Blizzard Blizzard 24 comments Jan 18, 2022 at 15:22
Microsoft Nears Deal to Buy Activision Blizzard for Nearly $70 Billion The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft is nearing a deal to buy Activision Blizzard for nearly $70 billion, which is the largest deal of all time in the sector. Blizzard Blizzard 24 comments Jan 18, 2022 at 13:48
Big Blizzard Store Holiday Sale: D2R, Character Services, Shadowlands, Pets, Mounts and More There's a lot more discounts to be had in the Blizzard store aside from the Dragon pack, including 30% off character services, 50% off Shadowlands and select mounts and toys, and 30% off BCC upgrades! And there's even a 25% discount on Diablo 2: Resurrected and a 75% one on Overwatch: Legendary Edition, so check those out as well. Blizzard Blizzard 2 comments Dec 16, 2021 at 20:53
Icy Veins Black Friday Giveaway Ends Today! The Icy Veins Black Friday Giveaway ends later today, so don't forget to participate for a chance to win 20x 60-Day Game Time! Icy Veins Icy Veins 15 comments Nov 29, 2021 at 16:56
Icy Veins Black Friday Giveaway! Greetings one and all! As Black Friday descends upon us, and with the Season of Mastery having just launched, we thought we would celebrate with a few prizes for our loyal fans! Our giveaway will reward 20 lucky winners with 60-Day WoW Game Time prizes! Icy Veins Icy Veins 186 comments Nov 25, 2021 at 17:17
Activision Blizzard Announces Formation of a Workplace Responsibility Committee In a press release, Activision Blizzard announced they've formed a new Workplace Responsibility Committee to ensure the implementation of initiatives to eliminate harassment and discrimination in the workplace. Blizzard Blizzard 9 comments Nov 23, 2021 at 18:07
The Reason Behind Jen Oneal's Departure, Bobby Kotick's Knowledge of Previous Sexual Misconduct Allegations: A Wall Street Journal Report The Wall Street Journal published a very detailed article dealing mostly with Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick's knowledge of the recent allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination at the company, including the real reason Jen Oneal left her leadership position at Blizzard. Kotick, Activision Blizzard employees, the board of directors, and the ABK Workers Alliance also responded below. Blizzard Blizzard 16 comments Nov 16, 2021 at 21:09READ MORE NEWS
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- Removed Torbjorn from Counters following his rework.
- 22 Oct. 2018: Wrecking Ball Synergies and Matchups
- Removed Torbjorn from counters following his rework.
- 10 Oct. 2018: Brigitte Abilities and Strategy
- Updated Barrier Shield's health from 600 to 500.
- 10 Oct. 2018: McCree Abilities and Strategy
- Updated Combat Roll's cooldown from 8 seconds to 6 seconds
- 10 Oct. 2018: Pharah Abilities and Strategy
- Updated changes to reflect patch 184.108.40.206
- 10 Oct. 2018: Torbjörn Introduction
- Guide rewritten.
- 10 Sep. 2018: Winston Introduction
- Guide rewritten.
- 31 Jul. 2018: Reaper Introduction
- Guide updated and moved to new format.