Catching Up: Overwatch News Since Launch

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Blizzard Releases Digital Short “Hero” May 22, 2016 “’Hero’ follows the masked vigilante Soldier: 76 on a personal mission to Dorado where he’s set to investigate the illegal activities of the Los Muertos gang—but an unexpected complication threatens to compromise his objective.” Overwatch is Live May 23, 2016 With its release, Blizzard also introduced a micropayment system for purchasing Loot Boxes. Players are …

Blizzard Releases Overwatch Balance Patch

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Blizzard released its first balance patch for Overwatch today, tweaking the power level on McCree and Widowmaker. This is following comments from an interview where Jeff Kaplan hinted at McCree changes. The patch notes, which were originally posted onto the Chinese Overwatch forums, detail major changes to McCree’s Fan the Hammer and Widowmaker’s scoped body shot damage. Blizzard commented on …

Clarification on Leaver Penalties in Overwatch

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Earlier this week, Blizzard Community Manager Lylirra posted details to better explain how the game applies abandonment penalties. As with many facets of the game, details about the Leaver System had been left unclear for players. Lylirra’s post helped clarify, albeit without mentioning the precise threshold for the leaver penalty. Overwatch tracks leavers whenever a player leaves a match after the …

Jeff Kaplan Talks Competitive Mode, McCree Nerfs and Hints at Sombra

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Overwatch head designer Jeff Kaplan recently did an interview with Eurogamer.net. In it he talked about many aspects of Overwatch, including the incoming Competitive Play mode, the imminent McCree nerfs and D.Va buffs and others. On the Competitive Mode: Kaplan did not give a set date for the Competitive Mode’s release; although it has been confirmed to be released sometime …

Introducing PWNCAST: Overwatch

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We here at Pwncast Daily Quest are excited to announce the beginning of our coverage for Blizzard’s new game Overwatch. With the release of our Overwatch branch, we are releasing some basic map and hero guides.  In the future, check in with PDQ’s Overwatch coverage for weekly content. PDQ plans to post twice weekly articles–opinion pieces, guides, competitive team profiles and tournament …