Learn more about Overwatch World Cup 2017. This year's exhibition will incorporate more countries, more games, and more live events. The celebration begins this month, and whether you're looking to compete or just want to show your support, we need heroes like you to get involved.
Funko adds 6 new characters to their Overwatch linup.
Time to deck the Halls Overwatch Style
Q: When are we going to get a story mode that we can actually play through and get more background? A:Junkensteins revenge event was a test to kinda see if you were really interested in pve content instead of pvp like you are use to. We are definitely open to it. We have to find somewhere to fit it in. Q:Will there be a competitive 1v1 and 3v3? A:We want to kinda see what happens when you guys get your hands on the arcade and what directions you want those modes to go in. There made be rule tweeks needed first. Q:Are we going to get an animated short for every hero, particularly Mercy since we haven’t learned much about her since launch? A:I think it would be amazing if every hero got there own short. I think basically our approach is we take one hero at a time. Luckily
What does Overwatch have new and exciting for us to explore?
Blizzard announces the next generation eSports experience for Overwatch. It seems that there will be tryouts, contracts, and loads of benefits. It looks like there will be a stable environment for the players chosen to participate. More news and details will be coming out soon.
The opening ceremony sets the tone for the entire Blizzcon. What can we expect on the Overwatch front?
The expectation is that competitive Overwatch will be released in June. What kind of team compositions and game flow can we expect? What changes should we hope for? Blizzard has said they want the game to be based not so much on mechanical skill, but on teamwork, team composition and planning. Based on that design system, I can see initial team composition and in-game team composition changes playing a big role in the upcoming competitive scene. Here is a list of possible changes that would benefit competitive Overwatch. Add a draft system It will be interesting to see if Blizzard implements any sort of draft system like in League of Legends. A draft format would be interesting with heroes locked in for the game for a certain period of time in game. For instance, once you pick a hero, you must stay on that hero for the first 5 minutes
You know what they say: The world could always use more heroes! On The Payload, your hosts Jimmy, John, and Kevin will look at all things Overwatch: News, Esports, gameplay, and more. Join the boys every Thursday for the live stream, or download our audio episodes Fridays! Overwatch is here and we’re all talking about our experiences with the launch with the full group, including a special guest in Jamerson! Payload brings on Jamerson to discuss the launch of Overwatch alongside the first big tournament for the game post launch happening this weekend March 28th and 29th at the Esports Arena down in Santa Ana, CA. Jamerson will be casting alongside some other incredible casters this weekend at Agents Rising, presented by Dolby and he gives us a unique insight into the Esports scene of Overwatch, where it currently is, its challenges, and where it could be in the future.
You know what they say: The world could always use more heroes! On The Payload, your hosts Jimmy, John, and Kevin will look at all things Overwatch: News, Esports, gameplay, and more. Join the boys every Thursday for the live stream, or download our audio episodes Fridays! In Episode 23, we’ve got a special Overwatch treat! With Kevin gone, we ask Crow (@unlimitedBLACK) to join us to talk about the world and story surrounding Overwatch. There’s a ton to talk about and we did our best to hit it all! News: We have Jamerson joining us as a guest next week! Jamerson is one of the casters for Agents Rising – the largest Overwatch tournament to date with a $10,000 purse. We’ll be getting his thoughts and insights on Overwatch as an esport next week! We have an official release schedule for Overwatch! The final animated short, “Hero,” featuring Soldier: 76