Forget new heroes, Overwatch just added special effects for playing basketball

Posted on 06/30 21:38 in | 0

There are a few things you can do while you're waiting for the pre-match counter to tick down in Overwatch, and one of them is go for a three-pointer. While punching the basketball through the hoop in the airship spawn area used to be its own reward, it looks like Blizzard has sneakily patched in some special effects for players who truly shut up and jam. Here's a snippet from Overwatch streamer Anne Munition:

I love the confetti and fireworks noises, but the airhorn is what really sells it for me. Not since the original Deus Ex has there been such a worthy celebration for the surprisingly difficult task of playing basketball in a non-basketball video game.

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