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Overwatch's Orisa is not going live any time soon

Posted 03/08 01:20 in Mobile | 0comments

Overwatch's Orisa is not going live any time soon

Overwatch’s new hero Orisa has been on the PTR for a few days now and that’s where she’ll remain for a while.Blizzard’s Jeff Kaplan explained why she’s going to be tested more than other heroes we’ve seen in the past.

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Watch Jeff Kaplan's GDC 2017 Overwatch world building presentation

Posted 03/10 01:01 in Mobile | 0comments

Watch Jeff Kaplan's GDC 2017 Overwatch world building presentation

During this year’s GDC Jeff Kaplan took to the stage to talk about world building and Overwatch.In this video, Jeff discusses the world-building philosophy of Overwatch and how it all started with the now canned Titan project.

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Overwatch Director Says A Nintendo Switch Version Would Be Very Challenging

Posted 03/14 14:37 in Hardware | 0comments

Overwatch Director Says A Nintendo Switch Version Would Be Very Challenging

Blizzard’s super hit shooter Overwatch is available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, but there’s been no word on bringing it to Nintendo’s new console, Switch.Director Jeff Kaplan recent shared some thoughts on that over on Reddit.

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Overwatch gets Orisa on 21 March, preview video released

Posted 03/14 18:30 in Mobile | 0comments

Overwatch gets Orisa on 21 March, preview video released

The quadruped Orisa will be charging to the front lines of Overwatch from 21 March next week, when she launches as a character on all platforms.Described in a new ‘behind the scenes’ video as an Anchor Tank, her role will be a defensive one.

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Overwatch patch 1.1.0 now live on the PTR - Patch Notes

Posted 03/18 01:52 in Mobile | 0comments

Overwatch patch 1.1.0 now live on the PTR - Patch Notes

There’s also a round of bug fixes to check out in the PTR patch notes below and a list of known issues is also available.Developer Comments: To mitigate draws in Competitive Play, we’re implementing a system that tracks each team’s progress on the objective.

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Overwatch’s Orisa Officially Joins All Versions Of The Game Today

Posted 03/21 18:13 in Hardware | 0comments

Overwatch’s Orisa Officially Joins All Versions Of The Game Today

She was introduced in patch 1.9, which launched on March 21, 2017, after time spent in the PC version’s public test region.

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Overwatch Orisa now live. Not on competitive play for a week

Posted 03/21 19:18 in Mobile | 0comments

Overwatch Orisa now live. Not on competitive play for a week

Following a few weeks of testing, the robotic tank Orisa is the latest hero to join the Overwatch roster.The new patch takes the game to version 1.

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A Statue Of Overwatch’s Widowmaker Joins Blizzard’s Collectibles Line

Posted 04/03 00:32 in Hardware | 0comments

A Statue Of Overwatch’s Widowmaker Joins Blizzard’s Collectibles Line

Designed and sculpted by Blizzard’s Overwatch team, the Widowmaker statue stands at 13.She joins both Tracer and Reaper who already had their own statues in the Collectibles line.

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Director Jeff Kaplan Discusses The Challenges Of Making Overwatch For The Switch

Posted 04/10 00:37 in Hardware | 0comments

Director Jeff Kaplan Discusses The Challenges Of Making Overwatch For The Switch

Last month, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan mentioned that Blizzard was open to the possibility of bringing the popular first-person shooter to the Nintendo Switch, though the task would be “very challenging.” Now, Express had the chance to talk to Kaplan a bit more about the possibility of a Switch version.

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Leaked Overwatch: Insurrection Trailer Shows Upcoming Event And New Costumes

Posted 04/10 21:39 in Hardware | 0comments

Leaked Overwatch: Insurrection Trailer Shows Upcoming Event And New Costumes

Blizzard is expected to reveal Overwatch’s new event tomorrow, but its trailer appears to have leaked ahead of time from PlayStation France, and we got a peek at new costumes and a PvE mode.The trailer shows the fight between a team made up of Reinhardt, Mercy, Tracer, and Torbjörn.

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Overwatch Is Getting A Super-Adorable Nendoroid Of Mei Later This Year

Posted 04/11 18:41 in Hardware | 0comments

Overwatch Is Getting A Super-Adorable Nendoroid Of Mei Later This Year

Back in February, it was revealed that Overwatch’s Tracer would be getting a Nendoroid figure of her own.Now Mei, the climatologist from Blizzard’s popular first-person shooter, will be getting a tiny figure made in her likeness as well.

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Overwatch Uprising event now live - Join Tracer's first mission

Posted 04/11 20:20 in Mobile | 0comments

Overwatch Uprising event now live - Join Tracer's first mission

For the past couple of days fans have been dissecting leaked video footage from the latest Overwatch seasonal even called Uprising.The event focuses on Tracer’s very first mission and it’s a co-operative brawl that will “unlock pieces of the past”.

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Overwatch Kicks Off Its New Seasonal Event “Uprising”

Posted 04/11 20:57 in Hardware | 0comments

Overwatch Kicks Off Its New Seasonal Event “Uprising”

Experience a pivotal moment in history from before the fall of Overwatch.Join a strike team of Overwatch agents—including the newest recruit, Tracer—as they undertake a vital mission to stop an omnic uprising in King’s Row.

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Heroes of the Storm’s Latest Event Rewards Overwatch Players With A New Officer D.Va Skin

Posted 04/25 23:22 in Hardware | 0comments

Heroes of the Storm’s Latest Event Rewards Overwatch Players With A New Officer D.Va Skin

Blizzard kicked off the second Overwatch-themed event for their cross-franchise MOBA game, Heroes of the Storm, featuring a new “Officer D.Va” skin for Overwatch, as well as another chance to get the Oni Genji skin.

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Blizzard's shooter Overwatch hits 30 million players

Posted 04/28 20:05 in Mobile | 0comments

Blizzard's shooter Overwatch hits 30 million players

Today they revealed that more than 30 million gamers have played the game since it’s launch.The fact that it’s multi-platform will have helped boost the number numbers making it a huge success for Blizzard.

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Overwatch Reaches 30 Million Registered Players

Posted 04/28 21:00 in Hardware | 0comments

Overwatch Reaches 30 Million Registered Players

Back in October 2016, Blizzard had Overwatch’s player count at 20 million and followed up in January with the 25 million milestone.The game has hit 30 million registered players just before its first anniversary next month on May 24.

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Overwatch rakes in more than a billion since launch

Posted 05/05 09:31 in Mobile | 0comments

Overwatch rakes in more than a billion since launch

This is the eighth title in Activision Blizzard’s portfolio to reach that milestone.The game recently reached the 30 million registered users mark making it Blizzard’s fastest growing new franchise.

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Overwatch PTR Update Buffs Hanzo, Genji, Reaper, Nerfs Reinhardt, Orisa, And Soldier 76

Posted 05/05 18:25 in Hardware | 0comments

Overwatch PTR Update Buffs Hanzo, Genji, Reaper, Nerfs Reinhardt, Orisa, And Soldier 76

Blizzard rolled out the latest update for Overwatch’s Public Test Region, and they shared patch notes on some of the Hero changes, which includes a little buff for Hanzo as well as various other adjustments and nerfs.Here’s the list of Hero updates as well as as well as comments from the developer: Developer Comments: This is a quality of life change to make wall climbing feel better.

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Blizzard responds to rumours of $20 million Overwatch League fee

Posted 05/12 02:00 in Mobile | 0comments

Blizzard responds to rumours of $20 million Overwatch League fee

Blizard has been keen to highlight their upcoming Overwatch League but yesterday ESPN reported that there have been problems with eSports teams reluctant to get involved.The Overwatch League is planned to operate much like a football franchise where fans could get behind local teams and franchises to cheer them on.

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Overwatch goes free for a few days of play later in May

Posted 05/18 08:07 in Mobile | 0comments

Overwatch goes free for a few days of play later in May

If you’ve been stroking your face and thinking ‘hmm, I’d like to play Overwatch if only it were free,’ that will be the case for a few days in May.Starting on 26 May and running until 29 May, Blizzard will be opening the game up for everybody to sample.

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