September 27, 2021

Shanghai Dragons Crowned 2021 Overwatch League Champion

With their signature dive composition, the Shanghai Dragons swept the Atlanta Reign, securing the title of 2021 Overwatch League champion and $1.5 million in prize money. The OWL grand finals between the Dragons and the Reign sums what has been a very exciting Overwatch season. The Dragon’s journey that began with a disastrous start in […]

May 13, 2021

OWL June Joust Format Changes and Hero Pool Rotations

After only a few days since Overwatch League (OWL) May Melee ended, the full format and details for the next upcoming esports event, June Joust is revealed. The next tournament features an updated format, hero pool rotations and the casual patch and map settings. The event kicks off later this month and lasts from May […]

April 20, 2021

Jeff Kaplan leaves Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard Entertainment announced today that its Overwatch director and long-standing face of the game, Jeff Kaplan, will leave the company. In his place, Aaron Keller, Blizzard veteran and Overwatch founding member will step up as the new game director. Help us thank Jeff Kaplan for being the Mercy to our Genji. Thank you for always […]

March 18, 2021

LA Valiant reveals Overwatch League 2021 Roster

The Los Angeles Valiant revealed the entirety of its Overwatch League (OWL) esports roster for the 2021 season. Among these players are both experienced veterans and high potential prospects. After the team announced its move to the Asia Pacific region of the Overwatch League, the backlash was hard. Along with it, LA Valiant released its […]

March 15, 2021

Kevin Durant invests in Andbox, NYXL and Subliners

NBA Brooklyn Nets basketball player Kevin Durant just invested in Andbox, the ownership group for Overwatch League’s New York Excelsior and Call of Duty League’s New York Subliners, further cementing the link between sports and esports. Proud to announce our newest investment in @andbox_official @subliners to continue the growth of esports in New York and beyond […]

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 29, 2021

Overwatch January 28 Update Nerfs Echo, Tracer, and Zenyatta

Blizzard released the patch notes for the Overwatch January 28 update, bringing three nerfs to popular heroes Tracer, Zenyatta, and Echo. Overwatch developers had already spotted the problem that these three heroes created. A few days ago, they made changes to the Experimental Mode to reduce their offensive firepower. They could take down tanks on […]

January 21, 2021

Guangzhou Charge signs retired Spitfire Tank Jihun

Overwatch League team Guangzhou Charge announced the signing of Kim “Jihun” Ji-hun for its 2021 esports roster, bringing him back from his early retirement. The London Spitfire’s disappointing results forced the release of its complete roster in October 2020, including Jihun. A few months after that, the Guangzhou Charge showed interest in his profile. This […]

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? […]

December 4, 2020

LA Valiant announces Overwatch esports Winter Ball

As the Overwatch League continues its off-season, fans can look forward to some esports action next weekend. Overwatch League team LA Valiant announced their Valiant Winter Ball today. The event will feature numerous activities, including a competitive showmatch featuring four OWL teams. Not only will this event be entertaining for viewers, but it should give […]