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Orisa is Finally Live!
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Orisa is Finally Live!

After a stretch in the PTR, Overwatch’s latest hero is finally available on the live platform. Overwatch Patch 1.9 has arrived across all platforms and has brought with it numerous buffs, nerfs, and the reimagined version of the OR15 defense bots. Here is what Josh Engen, Community Manager for Overwatch, had to say about Orisa:…

Orisa: The Latest Overwatch Hero now on PTR
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Orisa: The Latest Overwatch Hero now on PTR

Over the past few weeks, the Overwatch community has been closely investigating various hints by Blizzard in regards to a new hero. Many of these suggested that the next Overwatch hero would be Doomfist but the truth was actually much more unexpected. The latest addition to Overwatch’s roster is Orisa, a guardian robot created by…

Overwatch Season 3 is Coming to an End
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Overwatch Season 3 is Coming to an End

Most Overwatch players were already speculating that Season 3 of the competitive side of the game would come to an end sometime this month. Lylirra, a Community Manager, has revealed that the season will officially end on February 21st at 16:00 PST. In the same blog post, the Community Manager also revealed that the new…

Doomfist Hints, Save Custom Maps and More on the upcoming update
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Doomfist Hints, Save Custom Maps and More on the upcoming update

Overwatch is experiencing a sleuth of changes and added features as Blizzard continues to honor its commitment to its massively successful team-based shooter. More specifically, lore-hungry fans have uncovered new evidence for Doomfist while other, more technical features were also revealed. Doomfist is a particularly interesting character in Overwatch’s lore. Three individuals in-universe have held…

Bastion buffs are coming to the PTR
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Bastion buffs are coming to the PTR

Though Overwatch is generally seen as a well-balanced game that allows for varied combinations, there are some heroes which rarely see the light of day in competitive environments. Bastion, for instance, is easily one of the most prominent examples of this. Most players have a love or hate relationship with the transforming robot. However, his…

Overwatch Developer Update discusses PTR, balance issues
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Overwatch Developer Update discusses PTR, balance issues

The Public Test Region (PTR) of Overwatch provides exciting opportunities both for those who participate in it and those who simply spectate the various new features it introduces. Despite being transparent in many areas, Blizzard has been surprisingly quiet about the PTR, particularly in regards to its importance for the company’s development processes. Jeff Kaplan…

OGN’s APEX Season 2 is well under way
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OGN’s APEX Season 2 is well under way

It is an exciting day for Overwatch fans as the Season 2 of the APEX tournament is finally under way. For those of you who are just now tuning in, the group stages of APEX follow a round-robin tournament format where each team competes against in each other in turns, with the top two of…