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Overwatch 2 details a host of changes being made to competitive play

An arguably heavy-handed free-to-play setup isn't the only thing that's going to be different in Overwatch 2. The shooter is also looking to use...

Overwatch 2 plans to combat player toxicity and secure accounts with a ‘defense matrix’

Wrath what? Blizzard doesn't have time to think about the immediate past when it has another launch coming right around the corner. Next week,...

Overwatch 2 offers backstory and creation details for Kiriko in new videos

Overwatch 2 fans are already generally familiar with the new support hero Kiriko from a mechanical standpoint, but what about her origin? How does...

WoW Factor: How much does World of Warcraft matter to Blizzard?

My initial plan this week was to write about whether or not World of Warcraft was successfully creating an echo chamber in which everyone...

Overwatch 2 officially reveals its new hero Kiriko along with seasonal content plans

While Blizzard's surprise may have been spoiled thanks to its own mistakes as well as a fan leak, we now all know much more...

Details of Overwatch 2’s next hero are leaked online by Blizzard and fans

The comedy of errors that is Overwatch 2's inability to keep things quiet continues. Both Blizzard and a fan of the game have combined...

Betawatch: Temtem enters the launch waters

Farewell, Temtem. No, the game is not already shutting down or anything dire like that; it's just being removed from our list because we...
Costs money!

Overwatch 2’s Jon Spector confirms that hero unlocks will be on the free track of the battle pass

Blizzard has not been doing a great job of managing its leaks lately, and another one hit last night when a description of Overwatch...
All right, I'll give it to you. In many places.

Overwatch 2 brings cross-progression across multiple platforms

It's kind of unpleasant how if you're enjoying Overwatch on your PC and want to also play on Nintendo Switch, you'll have to start...
Sure, all right, whatever?

Betawatch: Diablo IV internal test footage leaked

Those of you who are eagerly awaiting the Diablo IV beta are going to be waiting for a while yet, but you probably already...

The third part of Overwatch’s anniversary goes live, and its departure will mark the end of lockbox sales

The original Overwatch has been celebrating its anniversary for a while in a three part remix that started in April, bringing back brawls from...
And the crowd goes mild.

Overwatch 2 will not have a third round of beta testing ahead of its launch in October

The saga of Overwatch 2 from launch until present is an interesting one in terms of scope and content throughout the years since its...
Holy holy.

Betawatch: Overwatch 2 wonders if you’d pay big money for skins

It's been a quiet week on Lake Betawatch, even with as Overwatch 2 seeing how players feel about dropping large sums on character skins...
Everybody dies.

WoW Factor: Dragonflight, Wrath Classic, and trying to stop the bleeding

So if you somehow missed it, Activision-Blizzard posted its most recent earnings report this week. It was not good for the company as a...

Activision-Blizzard Q2 2022: More revenue dips for WoW, ABK, and Blizzard in spite of Diablo Immortal

Welcome back to our regular coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As of this afternoon, we have Q2's results, comprising April, May, and June 2022; let's...
All right, I'll give it to you. In many places.

Would you buy a mythic skin in Overwatch 2 for $45? Asking for a Blizzard

Players of Overwatch 2 are reportedly being asked some very worrying questions by Blizzard: Fans of the shooter have shared images from a survey...
Holy holy.

Betawatch: Overwatch 2’s release will be warm… and mandatory

So with all of the changes coming with Overwatch 2, maybe you were thinking of just sticking with the original version of the game...

Overwatch 2 has started its second round of closed beta testing

Have you been looking forward to a chance to dip your superheroic shooting toes into the closed beta of Overwatch 2? Then you're probably...
Popcorn appropriately.

Overwatch 2 will officially be a replacement for the original shooter when it launches October 4

A recent AMA held by the devs of Overwatch has officially confirmed what many people perhaps anticipated: When the sequel goes live on October...

Overwatch 2 takes a closer look at Junker Queen’s suite of abilities

Now that the new tank character Junker Queen is confirmed as part of the Overwatch 2 roster, players are likely going to be curious...