Week-long free trial kicks off on Tuesday 21st May.
Blizzard gives its new combat medic the full reveal.
Some kind of combat medic.
LARP Fortnite with NERF.
UDPATE: Ana's short-story skin released as part of special new challenge.
UPDATE: Blizzard issues warning to potential copycats.
"At this point it's causing stress…"
Downloading till high noon.
UPDATE: Ashe is now live.
And her robo-pal B.O.B.
Prepare for a "sonic vanilla" taste sensation.
Statements mention "several new games" in development.
UPDATE: Lego Bastion available now.
No Tracer of originality.
D.Va's sparkling Korea.
"We cannot have ... a game which is promoting violence."
Gone without a Tracer.
MEKA me so happy.
It's no Mei Day bank holiday, though.
OWL ends with a hoot of a match.
While beefing up other supports.
But we're not sure of the impact in Europe just yet.
I must go where I am needed.
Usain we got it all wrong?
And now people are worried for the players' health.
"I see progress..."
I wish it could be Christmas everyday (for about four weeks).
Charity event running until May 21st.
Tickets go on sale in May.
Overwatch League player indefinitely suspended following allegations of sexual misconduct with a 14-year-old
Disciplinary actions continue to taint pro scene.
Find out Moira.
Mei cause longer queue times.
UPDATE: Dallas Fuel has let Félix "xQc" Lengyel go.
"Would that make me the pot calling the kettle black?"
Occupies an "interesting hybrid" support-tank role.
UPDATE: Schematic of shield and... jetpack cat tweeted.
"World's Best Zarya" Geguri joins Shanghai Dragons.
Juicy new skins also expected.
UPDATE: More than 10 million viewers during opening week.
"We'll be in touch soon".
Plus, new skins and seasonal maps!
UPDATE: She's here!
UPDATE: EA says Battlefront 2's loot crates are not gambling.
Take it Pharah test-drive.
Including the Jetpack Cat that never was.
Support healer Moira and new map Blizzard World.
That'll mei-ke them proud.
And Overwatch loot boxes, WOW pets, etc.
Van Helsing McCree! Totally 80's Zarya!
We Ran Out of Medals.
But there will be no Diablo announcements this year.
Along with all the changes to Mercy and D.Va.
Overwatch and learn.
We are in this together.
Will it make you say WOW?
"It really bums us out to spend so much time punishing people for being bad sports."
But only resuscitate one at a time with a 30 second cooldown.
Pharah better experience all round.
Remember this moment.
Overwatch animated short confirmed. May be time for a new WoW expansion too.
I've got the beast in my sight.
UPDATE: Blizzard says console reporting feature still on the way.
Raisin' the volume!
The best things in life come in small packages.
UPDATE: He's now live!
Though he's not voiced by Terry Crews.
Major in Escort, minor in Assault.
"We think this will be immediately evident and extremely significant."
Alongside notable Reaper, Roadhog and McCree changes.
UPDATE: Blizzard shares glimpse of new Arena maps.
UPDATE: New co-op mode now live through 1st May.
Remember when it launched with Diablo 20 years ago?
"Tracer had elements of the Jumper…"
"Balance changes can be very difficult to make when emotions run so high."
Let's get started.
UPDATE: Orisa unveiled, live on PTR.
"It's important to show normal things as normal..."
I spider evidence.
Is it the mysterious Greek instead?
UPDATE: The National D. Va Association has been in touch.
UPDATE: The Year of the Rooster is now live!
Cheers love, the Cavalry's queer.
"Our 'cool meter' was off from yours on this one."
Adds new mode: Mei's Snowball Offensive.
Traffic can now kill you.
I'm only level 76.
Ana partridge in a pear tree.
"He's the one who told me to do it years ago!"
"Didn't see that coming."
UPDATE: We take a look at her new photon barrier in action (it's brilliant).
"We've ultimately decided to take the story in a different direction."
"I started having panic attacks left and right."
Can you hack it?
Can't stop bloody hacking can she.
But it requires PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold.
Strange matching voice to face, isn't it?
UPDATE: Something happened. It was rubbish.
Season 3 kicks off 1st December.
Enough is enough.
D.Va and Kerrigan in the same game? Is this a crossover episode?
"And complains about about team comp in chat."
"We tend to say sorry about our squeaky voices..."
UPDATE: Drop everything - it's here!
And significant changes to Symmetra.
But it is being looked at.
In theory, console aim is finally sorted.
Let's try that again.
"I won't lie - it's going to be really hard stepping away."
"I play like 16-17 hours per day."
Bring it on! I live for this!
Requires Xbox Live Gold, but not PlayStation Plus.
¿Quién es Sombra?
Patching you up.
It's playable now on the Public Test Realm.
It's a game-changer.
"Mommy says people my age shouldn't suck their thumbs."
UPDATE: Confirmed. Apparently now more responsive than CS:GO. Being "explored" on consoles.
Plus: Competitive play season one pay-outs divulged.
"We actually don't expect all players will get all Summer Games items."
UPDATE: Blizzard announces, releases new game mode Lúcioball.
Take your medicine.
UPDATE: Appears to be fixed!
UPDATE: PTR patch notes reveal upcoming hero changes.
UPDATE: Change definitely live but Blizzard concerned calculations "don't make sense" to players.
Shortens Competitive Play Sudden Death timers.
UPDATE: Will be revealed within the next two weeks.
A thing of beauty.
Consoles versions due next week.
Hanzover crown for now.
"The game of Overwatch is a lovely game."
Can you cope rivet now?
Tracer! Mei! D.Va! And now Roadhog!
"The results were pretty disastrous, " says Kaplan.
Accusers quit in shame.
UPDATE: Pictures of the golden weapons leak!
Jeff Kaplan offers updates about this and that.
Battleborn trails behind in fourth.
It's been played for a combined total of 119m hours.
Take that, Diablo PSone, StarCraft 64 etc.
Or is the publisher simply protecting its assets?
"Because of you I made my first snipe in a video game today."
The blemish on otherwise exemplary netcode performance.
UPDATE: Actually, it turns out it's back on for June.
Loot boxes can all be obtained through play, only feature cosmetic items.
"Prices and participation will not vary. The figures are priceless, and participation is not possible."
She's maybe a support sniper, and maybe Pharah's mother.
Our sister site MetaBomb has teamed up with matchmaking tool The100.
UPDATE: Game won't change from now until launch, but a "TON" of content coming after.
"It was devastating."
Things seem to be working fine now.
Penalises players who bail too often mid-game.
Nobody's a soldier, right now.
The cavalry's here.
Psst, what you looking at?
"Hopefully that alleviates some concerns that people have."
And yes, the console version is confirmed.
Announcement expected at BlizzCon 2015 tonight.
UPDATE: US retailer begins taking console pre-orders.
Qualifying players gain access to Blizzard's new game over the next 12 hours.
Open beta weekends to follow shortly thereafter.
Hanzo! McCree! Mercy! Zenyatta!
Blizzard respecs for the future.
"There are things from Titan in Overwatch, but…"
"We wanted to give players other things to do than put crosshairs on targets."
UPDATE: Beta sign-ups now live, due in 2015.