Official Site: Overwatch
Studio: Blizzard Entertainment
Launch Date: May 24, 2016
Genre: Team-Based OFPS
Business Model: B2P
Platform: PC, Xbox One, PS4

Overwatch 2 brings back Mei in latest patch, promises tweaks to rewards and support roles in Season 2

Have you been missing Mei after she was pulled from the roster of Overwatch 2 last month? Then we have some good news: Yesterday's...

WoW, Overwatch, Diablo, and more to sunset in China following failed Blizzard-Netease licensing deal

Last week, as part of its Q3 2022 investor report, Activision-Blizzard included what we described as an ominous note about its apparent difficulties negotiating...

Overwatch 2 briefly delays its mid-season cycle patch to Thursday

If you're going to get hit with the news that an expected patch is getting slapped with a delay, the best you can hope...
Popcorn appropriately.

Blizzard shuts down a major Overwatch 2 cheat software provider

You have to be a special, artisanal, distinct kind of lamesauce to buy software to cheat in a shooter game, but that is regrettably...

Hearthstone applies updates to Battlegrounds and Arenas, Overwatch releases a new novel

We're pulling together the news from Hearthstone and Overwatch together into their own combined story simply because they're kind of teeny on their own...

Overwatch 2 promotes its first mythic skin while reducing legacy skin prices for former players

Dressing up your favorite Overwatch 2 character in shiny skins is likely what makes most players spend their money, and Blizzard is hoping that...
We're still here, yes.

Activision-Blizzard Q3 2022: Blizzard MAUs and revenues are up as NetEase dispute looms on the horizon

Welcome back to our trimonthly coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As of this afternoon, we have Q3's results, comprising July, August, and September 2022....

Overwatch 2’s newest tank character Ramattra arrives along with season two on December 6

During the grand finals event of the Overwatch League, the shooter unveiled the next character that's coming to Overwatch 2: The omnic Ramattra, who...
And chill.

Overwatch 2 dev hints at more support heroes as Blizzard sends out a monetization survey to players

Overwatch 2 is continuing its tuning and adjustment efforts, or at least is planning to by all accounts. After the shooter put out an...

Overwatch 2 previews character balance adjustments arriving November 15

If you're finding life in Overwatch 2 to be more than a little hellish and were worried that changes wouldn't be coming until Season...

Massively Overthinking: Do you have a love/hate relationship with specific MMO content?

This week's Massively Overthinking is inspired by one of Justin's Daily Grinds, ironically. It was the one about the best online card game you've...

Overwatch 2 goes into full Halloween mode with a new co-op mission

Halloween Terror may not be new to the Overwatch franchise, but this week does mark the first time it's appearing in the recently launched...
Heroes do actually die, but...

Overwatch 2’s flawed design and gamer toxicity drive off support players – and drive up queues

It looks like some bad apples in the Overwatch 2 community and some overall poor design are spoiling the bunch for everyone. The game's...

Overwatch 2 brews up a fresh batch of Halloween terror

With 25 million players flooding in to see Overwatch 2's revamped gameplay, it's left some wondering what Blizzard might do for an encore this...
Costs money!

Overwatch 2 counts over 25M players in 10 days, announces double XP weekends to celebrate

Despite all of its launch problems, it would appear that there were a lot of people checking out Overwatch 2 over the past week...

Blizzard discusses Overwatch 2 launch balance and season two hero adjustments

With the chaos of its launch (hopefully?) now behind it, Overwatch 2 is ready to talk about the future - or at least the...

Overwatch 2 apologizes for launch snafus with spooky skin and charm compensation

Blizzard is not oblivious to the discontent swirling around the launch of Overwatch 2 last week, and it's planning to make some amends. Several...

Overwatch 2 suffers another DDoS attack, accidentally removes everyone’s earned heroes

The goof parade that is Overwatch 2 keeps marching along, regrettably. The most recent SNAFU suffered by players of the game involved an intended...

Overwatch 2 ‘makes progress’ on launch issues, but it’s still getting dinged on unlock grinds

The rocky launch week of Overwatch 2 isn't over yet, but the studio says that it's "making progress" on addressing the core issues plaguing...
Odor blocker.

The Daily Grind: How do you feel about the switch to Overwatch 2?

It's either an exciting or cataclysmic (or both!) week for the Overwatch community. As planned, this week Blizzard shut down the team shooter in...