September 26, 2020

New Hearthstone Ranking System Resets Player Ratings

Blizzard has just announced that by next week, all players’ ratings will be reset to zero to pave the way for a new ranking system. The DevOps team teased this during a Reddit AMA. Following this reset, Hearthstone Battlegrounds will receive an entirely new rating system and possible content updates. ⚠️ Battlegrounds Rating Reset Incoming […]

August 20, 2020

Moira reworked once again in Overwatch patch

Once again, Overwatch players can play a rework of Moira in the August 18 update of Experimental Mode. Her Biotic Grasp, Fade, and Damage Orb underwent some changes to let her make more clutch plays. A few weeks before, the Overwatch community was in an uproar about Moira. The recent Moira rework was too strong […]

August 11, 2020

Overwatch League Hero Pool bans last characters of 2020

As Overwatch League comes to a close in the next few weeks, this Hero Pool will be the last for this season. OWL Hero Pool bans specific heroes for two weeks of competition. This feature forces players to devise new strategies and eliminates popular metas like double-shield. This time, Genji, Tracer, Brigitte, and Zarya received […]

August 4, 2020

Overwatch reworks revealed by developers

Overwatch’s lead hero designer Geoff Goodman participated in an Ask Me Anything session and unveiled some information regarding potential Overwatch hero reworks. Geoff stated that Mei, Symmetra, Roadhog, and Brigitte are in the talks for a rework. While Overwatch is a role-lock multiplayer game, some of these characters did too much to be considered balanced. […]

July 28, 2020

Moira’s overpowered buffs abandoned by Blizzard

The latest Overwatch update for Experimental mode had an explosive effect on the community, so much that Blizzard actually changed its plans. Recent Moira buffs were so powerful that they won’t make it to the final update. This is not the first time Blizzard used Experimental mode to test extreme changes in abilities. However, the […]

July 16, 2020

Overwatch League Playoffs 2020 details finally revealed

Blizzard recently revealed many details on the upcoming 2020 Overwatch League Playoffs. For the first time in its history, this tournament will be held online. As this will be the first online OWL Playoffs, nobody knew what the format would look like until now. Starting September 3, all twenty OWL teams will face each other […]

June 9, 2020

Blizzard’s first official World of Warcraft Classic esports tournament

World of Warcraft Classic released at the end of August 2019 and saw huge success. Despite this, Blizzard did not decide to create an esports tournament for its game. The video game publisher decided to let the community take it from here. However, months after WoW Classic’s official release, Blizzard finally announced its participation in World […]

June 9, 2020

Overwatch League Summer Showdown starts on June 13

The Overwatch League May Melee tournament was a huge hit and fans asked for more. In response, Overwatch League presents its “Summer Showdown” on June 13. Using the same process and rules from the May Melee event, Summer Showdown is a regional OWL tournament lasting until mid-July. When an Overwatch tournament comes, the issue of Hero […]

May 27, 2020

Overwatch League May Melee tournament results

In one of Blizzard’s recent surprises, they revealed the Overwatch League May Melee tournament in April. May Melee brings in all 20 teams from Overwatch League to participate in a new tournament to hype fans in the midst of a quarantine. Although Overwatch esports has become harder with the loss of live events, online tournaments […]

May 8, 2020

Activision Blizzard partners with Sportradar securing betting integrity

Activision Blizzard has signed a multiyear partnership with Sportradar. This partnership was established to help secure betting integrity and globally monitor esports titles Overwatch and Call of Duty. Sportradar will develop an integrity program for these games to stop and prevent betting-related corruption. Suppressing match-fixing and inside information abuse will be the focus of this […]