Overwatch: Cities & Countries Soundtrack ReleaseOverwatchEnjoy the globetrotting music from Overwatch’s maps and missions with the Overwatch: Cities & Countries soundtrack! Open Queue mode is now live in Competitive PlayOverwatchWith the launch of Season 23, Overwatch players will be able to enjoy a new option in Competitive mode with the addition of Open Queue, available starting July 2. Cheers to Four Years: Dev Memories of OverwatchOverwatchThe Overwatch team shares some of their favorite memories from the game’s development and the past four years of fun. Overwatch Double XP Weekend | June 5-9OverwatchThanks for a great year, heroes! To celebrate, all players who log in this weekend will earn DOUBLE XP. Meet the big, bad concept artist behind Little Red AsheOverwatchOverwatch concept artist Qiu Fang shares the story behind his rugged take on a beloved folk tale. Official Overwatch Novel: The Hero of NumbaniOverwatchThe first official Overwatch novel from critically acclaimed author Nicky Drayden is coming June 2! The Hero of Numbani tells the full story behind Efi and Orisa’s heroic origins, offers a glimpse into Talon’s machinations in Numbani, and provides some must-know hints at things to come. From Zero Hour to Hero: Inside Echo’s AudioOverwatchFighter jet. Blue. Easy-listening music. For most, seeing these listed side-by-side might prompt an eyebrow raise or a second glance. But for Geoff Garnett, senior sound designer on Overwatch? These concepts comprise the 750+ voice line-strong audio core of the game’s newest hero, Echo. Take Flight in the Flash Ops: Echo ShowdownOverwatchTake part in a $50,000 open tournament featuring Echo in every match or tune in to earn in-game rewards! Celebrate Overwatch's Newest Hero with Echo-themed Rewards!OverwatchCelebrate the arrival of Overwatch’s newest hero, Echo! Now through April 20, earn unique, Echo-themed rewards by watching streams on Twitch. Refining Hero Pools and Retiring Map PoolsOverwatchSince the introduction of Hero Pools & Map Pools, we’ve heard a lot of great feedback from players on both of these systems - and now, we're making some changes. Revisiting the Past: A Look Back at Archives LoreOverwatchThis 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. Mixing Up the Meta: Scott Mercer on Hero Pools in Season 21OverwatchInterested 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. Jeff Kaplan and Michael Heiberg on Experimental mode, Triple Damage, and ice cream economicsOverwatchKaplan and Heiberg lay out the full story behind Experimental mode and give a full breakdown of what Triple Damage means for the game. Join the Party in Ashe’s Mardi Gras Challenge!OverwatchGrab your beads and join the bacchanalia now through March 9 to earn unique, Mardi Gras-inspired rewards. Laissez les bons temps rouler! Where to Watch: Overwatch League Opening WeekendOverwatchJoin us live for Week 1 action from New York and Dallas. Workshop update grants unprecedented power for creatorsOverwatchLearn about new maps, new tools, and quality-of-life improvements in an update to Workshop from the developers, Zach Metcalf and Dan Reed. So Many Masks, So Little Time: A Look at Face Changer SombraOverwatchTake a closer glance at Sombra's new Face Changer skin and the process behind designing a legendary look fit for the Lunar New Year. Take flight in Mercy's Recall Challenge!OverwatchFly 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. Story Missions, Hero Missions, Push Maps, and more–Overwatch 2 “What’s Next” Panel RecapOverwatchAt 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. BlizzCon Sale: Get Overwatch® for €14.99OverwatchGet Overwatch® for €14.99 now through November 3! Overwatch on Nintendo Switch launch protocols: Everything you need to knowOverwatchThe 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. BlizzCon® 2019 Viewing Parties at MeltdownBlizzConExperience the true essence of BlizzCon amongst friends and family, without the hassle of flights and entry lines! Level Up Your BlizzCon® 2019 Home Experience With the Virtual TicketBlizzConUnlock 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. Gear Up to Show Up for the 2019 Overwatch World CupOverwatchJerseys, jackets, and caps for the 46 participating countries available now! Build yourself up with Bastion’s Brick ChallengeOverwatchGrab 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. Introducing Role QueueOverwatchIntroducing 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.