Recent News

Mar 27

Revisiting the Past: A Look Back at Archives Lore

This year’s Archives event brings deadly new modifiers to your favorite missions, challenging you to demonstrate your tactical finesse in Rialto, King’s Row, and Havana. Looking for a story recap before you dive into the action? We’ve got you covered.
Mar 5

Mixing Up the Meta: Scott Mercer on Hero Pools in Season 21

Interested in the philosophy behind the newest change to Overwatch Competitive play? Principal Game Designer Scott Mercer provided some insight into how Hero Pools will shake things up in Season 21.
Feb 22

Jeff Kaplan and Michael Heiberg on Experimental mode, Triple Damage, and ice cream economics

Kaplan and Heiberg lay out the full story behind Experimental mode and give a full breakdown of what Triple Damage means for the game.
Feb 21

Join the Party in Ashe’s Mardi Gras Challenge!

Grab your beads and join the bacchanalia now through March 9 to earn unique, Mardi Gras-inspired rewards. Laissez les bons temps rouler!
Feb 7

Where to Watch: Overwatch League Opening Weekend

Join us live for Week 1 action from New York and Dallas.
Feb 4

Workshop update grants unprecedented power for creators

Learn about new maps, new tools, and quality-of-life improvements in an update to Workshop from the developers, Zach Metcalf and Dan Reed.
Jan 27

So Many Masks, So Little Time: A Look at Face Changer Sombra

Take a closer glance at Sombra's new Face Changer skin and the process behind designing a legendary look fit for the Lunar New Year.
Nov 12

Take flight in Mercy's Recall Challenge!

Fly into action and take up the mantle of the Valkyrie in Mercy’s Recall Challenge! Bring the new Overwatch short story, “Valkyrie” to life with story-inspired content available to unlock for a limited time.
Nov 2

Story Missions, Hero Missions, Push Maps, and more–Overwatch 2 “What’s Next” Panel Recap

At the “What’s Next” panel led by Jeff Kaplan and Aaron Keller, BlizzCon 2019 attendees got to hear all about what’s coming in the highly anticipated Overwatch sequel.
Oct 31

BlizzCon Sale: Get Overwatch® for €14.99

Get Overwatch® for €14.99 now through November 3!
Oct 14

Overwatch on Nintendo Switch launch protocols: Everything you need to know

The launch of Overwatch on the Nintendo Switch is just around the corner! To make sure you're ready for deployment on October 15, we've put together a series of launch-day protocols so you'll know what to expect, how best to prepare, and when you'll be able to jump in and officially begin your fight for the future.
Oct 2

BlizzCon® 2019 Viewing Parties at Meltdown

Experience the true essence of BlizzCon amongst friends and family, without the hassle of flights and entry lines!
Oct 1

Level Up Your BlizzCon® 2019 Home Experience With the Virtual Ticket

Unlock commemorative extras for your favorite Blizzard games and take your BlizzCon viewing to the next level, whether you’re watching at home or on the go.
Sep 20

Gear Up to Show Up for the 2019 Overwatch World Cup

Jerseys, jackets, and caps for the 46 participating countries available now!
Sep 17

Build yourself up with Bastion’s Brick Challenge

Grab your bricks and build yourself up by completing Bastion’s Brick Challenge! Play games and watch streams to earn new content inspired by LEGO® – including the new legendary Brick Bastion skin.
Jul 18

Introducing Role Queue

Introducing Role Queue, an update to Overwatch’s matchmaking and queuing system that gives players the power to choose which role they play in their games.
Jul 1

Overwatch Europe Funko Pop! Sweepstakes

Enter for a chance to win some awesome Overwatch Funko Pop! figurines.
Jun 18

Jump into action with Baptiste’s Reunion Challenge

Explore Baptiste's war-torn past in "What You Left Behind," a new short story by Alyssa Wong. Through July 1, earn awesome rewards—including the epic Combat Medic Baptiste skin—by winning games and watching Overwatch on Twitch.
Jun 13

Meet the Top 10 Countries and All Committees

The people have spoken!
Jun 11

Overwatch League Replay Viewer: See Matches From a New Perspective

Experience Overwatch League from any perspective with the Overwatch League Replay Viewer! Use professional esports observer tools from the comfort of your own computer to customize your viewing experience.
May 27

Overwatch Europe Anniversary Sweepstakes

Celebrate the third Overwatch Anniversary and enter to win some Overwatch-themed loot!
May 23

Introducing Overwatch Replays: See Your Past Games From New Perspectives

Experience your past Overwatch games from a whole new perspective with the Replay feature, now available on the Overwatch Public Test Realm (PTR).
May 21

Overwatch Anniversary 2019 Brawl Schedule

Fight yetis, score goals, and neutralize omnic threats... but you’ll need to plan your schedule accordingly.
Apr 25

Announcing the 2019 Overwatch® World Cup

The global Overwatch® competition celebrating national pride returns to BlizzCon.
Apr 24

Introducing the Overwatch Workshop

Create games in ways previously unimaginable with the Workshop!
Apr 7

[LOCAL] How Don Rumbotico's international fame is slowly erasing its founders from the narrative

Journalist, Marise Solis, weighs in on the end of a family's legacy and community treasure.