This week Hero Pool will affect both the Competitive Mode and the Overwatch League differently. While last week's four heroes are back again, McCree, Widowmaker, Wreckingball and Mercy won't be available this week.
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A New Experimental Mode should soon be available in-game, modifying Crowd Control abilities.
Updates to the Communication Wheel, Match Queue, and the Workshop are the topics addressed by Jeff Kaplan in the last Overwatch Developer Update.
Jeff Kaplan responds on Reddit to disgruntled players from the last Hero Pool and comments on the evolution brought to this system by the Overwatch development team.
Win98 is the first female player to win the Overwatch Contenders. She has made history and we look back on her journey.
This week is special as the Hero Pool will affect the Competitive Games and Overwatch League differently. Echo is already banned before even arriving in OWL.
Update 2.87 is now available in Overwatch. It allows the deployment of Hero 32 as well as some hero updates and bug fixes.
Get exclusive rewards for the release of Echo by watching 2 to 6 hours streams on Twitch until April 20.
Overwatch is about to welcome a new recruit. The next hero to join the team is called Echo, and if that name sounds familiar, it's because she's already well known amongst players.
London Spitfire announced on Twitter that they didn't expect to participate in the Overwatch League until early May.
Widowmaker, McCree, Reinhardt and Brigitte are the banned heroes for this week in Overwatch League and Ranked Games.
Each year, Forbes makes a ranking of the most influential people. This year Se-yeon "Geguri" Kim is part of Forbes Asia 30 Under 30.
Could this mark the return of rewards offered to Overwatch League viewers? You can now receive 100 Tokens by subscribing to the official OWL newsletter.
The COVID-19 outbreak continues to cause cancellations on all horizons. Gaming and its conventions are particularly affected. After E3, Gamescom and a few others, the Blizzcon 2020 is now starting to be at the heart of the discussions.
The weekly Hero Pool rotation used to be different for all players and for professionals until this week. From now on, the Hero Pool will be common to all players. At the same time, there will no longer be a Map Pool.
This week, the Overwatch League says goodbye to Sombra, Reaper, D.Va and Ana.
Update 2.84 is now available in Overwatch. It allows the deployment of the Archives event as well as some hero updates and bug fixes.
Former Paris Eternal and Philadelphia Fusion player, almost champion of the first OW World Cup, Russian DPS player ShaDowBurn has decided to leave the Overwatch League.
Echo has finally been released on the PTR through Patch 1.47. She's a Damage Hero and seems really powerful!