This week for Case Mod Friday we have the "I NEED HEALING!" build from Praetex Design, which is themed after Genji from Overwatch! Be sure to check this one out!
- CES 2018
Haven't decided if you want to pony up the $39.99 USD for Blizzard's very popular team shooter Overwatch? Well starting today Blizzard is having a free-to-play weekend for the game! Even though the game now boasts over 25 million players worldwide Blizzard plans to expand this with their free-to-play weekend.
Blizzard formally announced the owners of the first seven teams for their much-anticipated new city-based professional eSports league. The Overwatch League is set to launch later this year with teams based in major cities around the world. Overwatch launched last year and now has more than 30 million players worldwide.
Overwatch was the number 1 premium-priced PC game for digital revenues in May, according to SuperData Research. On console it was number 5 overall for digital sales. That includes both microtransactions and full-game downloads from Battle.net, Xbox Store, and PlayStation store. All of that combined generated $269 million in revenues last month for Blizzard.
Online gaming can be casual or ultra-competitive. With that there will always be people who are looking to competitive edge in such games. Now that could mean going out and buying the best keyboard and mouse, or using hacks and cheats. We all know that hackers and cheaters ruin online gameplay. Well if you plan on cheating in Blizzard's latest game Overwatch and get caught you will be permabanned.
The release date for Blizzard's team-based shooter Overwatch has been leaked. Interestingly enough the leak comes from an advertisement on IGN. According to the advertisement Overwatch will be released May 24, 2016. Those who happen to pre-order will get early access to the open beta.
For the first time in a while Blizzard has announced a brand new game franchise. The game is Overwatch and it is a team-based multiplayer shooter with Pixar-like graphics. Looking at the gameplay videos it looks very much like Team Fortress 2.