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Cheers, love! The Overwatch Valentine’s Day special is here!

At Blizzard, we make games to bring people together, and yet it’s still such a wonderful surprise to learn of the players who stay together. In celebration of Valentine’s Day, we interviewed a couple of couples who decided to make their two-stack life-long after finding each other through Overwatch.
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.
Dec 19

Winter Wonderland community round-up: Treat yourself to an avalanche of fan art

Treat yourself to an avalanche of fan art in celebration of the Winter Wonderland event!
Dec 13

Behind the Scenes on Ugly Sweater: 76

Behind the scenes with the artist responsible for Soldier 76’s new, delightfully ugly sweater skin.
Nov 27

The History of Mercy: From Guardian to Guardian Angel

Dive into Mercy’s narrative and development history and discover how she became the hero she is today.
Nov 27

Help Us Decorate!

The holidays are quickly approaching, and we'd like to celebrate with YOU, our talented community.
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 5

Revving Up the Engine—Overwatch 2 “Evolving the Art” Panel Recap

In case you missed it at the show, we’ve got details about what’s ahead for Overwatch 2 and how the team is evolving the game’s art and technology.
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 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.
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 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.
Feb 22

Bon Voyage: Paris Travel Guide

Paris is a city of hidden gems, search out the speakeasies and hidden places as you roam the city. The right word might get you into a place you never knew existed.
Feb 21


New information has surfaced about Captain Cuerva’s missing strike team. My agents have recovered Cuerva’s personal log. The last entry is dated 27 August, at 0430 hours, from Ti Ôtel Lanbi in Port-de-Paix. Transcript below.
Feb 18

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2019 Skin Fan Art Spotlight

Leading up to the Overwatch Year of the Pig event launch, six different community artists brought this year’s new skin concepts to life in their own personal styles.
Jan 8

Get Back in the Fight with Ana’s Bastet Challenge

Prove yourself as a powerful guardian by completing Ana’s Bastet Challenge! Unlock new content inspired by the latest Overwatch short story “Bastet” in-game for a limited time.
Jan 2

Welcome to Season 14 of Competitive Play

Get ready to sharpen your skills and perfect your strategies—Season 14 of Competitive Play has begun!