February 20, 2021

BlizzConline, new Overwatch 2 updates, and Sojourn

Video game giant Blizzard held Blizzcon, its major annual conference, today in an online format. Calling it BlizzConline, the event gave more updates to Overwatch 2 and announced Sojourn, a new character. ICYMI – everything you need to know about #BlizzConline Day 1. pic.twitter.com/N2Kiw5kZma — Blizzard Entertainment (@Blizzard_Ent) February 20, 2021 BlizzConline 2021 Today’s event […]

February 19, 2021

Los Angeles Valiant taken over by LinGan e-Sports

A report revealed that Lingan e-Sports could be in charge of operating one of LA’s esports teams, the Los Angeles Valiant, the new Overwatch League team for the Asia-Pacific division. The pandemic situation is improving in China, so teams like NYXL, the Philadelphia Fusion, and the Los Angeles Valiant took on the opportunity to compete […]

February 4, 2021

Overwatch Year of the Ox celebrates Lunar New Year

Blizzard just released its Overwatch Lunar New Year celebration for 2021 with the Year of the Ox event. It features Bounty Hunter, a brand new game mode, alongside new challenges and cosmetics. After the January 28 update focused on fixing meta problems, Blizzard now offers more content to casual players. From February 4 all the […]

January 22, 2021

ESL Gaming and Blizzard partner for Hearthstone esports

Today, ESL Gaming announced a two-year partnership with Blizzard Entertainment to operate its Hearthstone esports ecosystem. Taking hold of Hearthstone, ESL Gaming will orchestrate all upcoming esports-related events, such as the Grandmasters and the Hearthstone Masters Tours, all of which entails a prize pool of $3 million per calendar year. Today we're thrilled to announce […]

December 17, 2020

Kanezaka map added in Overwatch PTR and Overwatch 2 update

Blizzard revealed the latest addition to Overwatch today with Kanezaka, a new free-for-all map already on the PTR. Additionally, Game Director Jeff Kaplan shared some updates on the year roundup and the next news on Overwatch 2. ✅ Picturesque View 📸✅ Rich History 🏯✅ Seedy Nightlcub 🎶✅ Cat Cafe 🐈 What are you waiting for? […]

November 17, 2020

Glytch announces major esports and gaming arenas

Tech startup Glytch just announced the first in a series of major esports venues across North America. Starting with a Los Angeles location, the company aims to redefine the esports and gaming experience with high-tech arenas. Glytch Arena Venues Previously only known to esports insiders, the company’s premier venue in Los Angeles will launch during […]

November 5, 2020

Overwatch Contenders 2020 Gauntlet moves online

Blizzard has revealed details of the 2020 Overwatch Contenders gauntlet that will feature four regional competitions to determine the best esports teams from each region. This year’s Contender Gauntlet will take place online, announced Blizzard in the official announcement. Overwatch Contenders 2020 Gauntlet The Contenders gauntlet will take place online in four regions: Asia, South […]

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 […]