Entries in 'Overwatch' (49)

Overwatch tops the charts once again

Overwatch tops the charts once again

Blizzard’s Overwatch has claimed its second successive week at No.1 in the UK Top 40, and its fifth since its release earlier this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2016 at 10:44AM in News
LDLC

LDLC signs Overwatch team Le Mixx

LDLC has signed the former Le Mixx Overwatch roster, which features some of Europe’s best players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 12:09PM in News
MGA

$75,000 Overwatch tournament heading to the Gfinity Arena

The Overwatch MGA 2016 Championship Presented by MSI has been announced with a $75,000 prize pool and a LAN final at the Gfinity arena in London.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Sep 7th 2016 at 10:36AM in News
Overwatch back at No.1 in the UK, new World of Warcraft expansion debuts at No.3

Overwatch back at No.1 in the UK, new World of Warcraft expansion debuts at No.3

It was a big week for Blizzard with the publisher claiming two spots in the UK Top 10.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 5th 2016 at 10:19AM in retail

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Team Dignitas

Team Dignitas sign Overwatch team

Team Dignitas has signed the former Creation eSports Overwatch team, as the organisation enters Blizzard’s shooter for the first time.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 21st 2016 at 11:11AM in News
Team YP

Team YP signs Overwatch team

Controversial eSports organisation Team YP has signed its first Overwatch roster.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 12th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Overwatch hits 15m+ global players

Blizzard’s online multiplayer shooter Overwatch has racked up another impressive milestone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Overwatch World Cup

Overwatch World Cup to take place at Blizzcon

Blizzard will host the first ever Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon, where the best players in the world will play for their home nation in a battle for national pride.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 10:18PM in News

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Overwatch

NiP, Luminosity and H2K all sign Overwatch teams

Ninjas in Pyjamas and H2K have both entered Overwatch for the first time by signing European teams, while Luminosity sign a new American squad.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 1:27PM in News
Shaq

NRG sign popular Overwatch team thanks to Shaquille O'Neal's tweet

American eSports organisation NRG has signed the former Luminosity Overwatch roster thanks, in part, to a tweet from co-owner Shaquille O'Neal.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Aug 4th 2016 at 11:33AM in News
Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch conquers a weak June for UK games retail

Overwatch was the best-selling title at UK games retail last month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 25th 2016 at 10:14AM in News
Overwatch Open

ELEAGUE hosting $300,000 Overwatch competition

ELEAGUE has partnered with FACEIT to host the Overwatch Open, which has a massive $300,000 prize pool.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 23rd 2016 at 10:41AM in News

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Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Even without digital data, Overwatch tops US June charts

Blizzard’s Overwatch fared well enough on consoles that even without its digital PC sales being taken into account, the shooter still topped NPD’s US charts for June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 1:01PM in News
Fnatic

Fnatic finally sign an Overwatch team

Fnatic have finally entered the Overwatch scene, after much speculation, by signing a mostly American roster.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 10:51AM in News
Blizzard takes Overwatch cheaters to court

Blizzard takes Overwatch cheaters to court

Blizzard has filed a lawsuit against German company Bossland, the creator of Watchover Tyrant, which is a cheating tool for Overwatch. 

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jul 6th 2016 at 2:49PM in News
Overwatch Cup

Beyond the Summit tease first Overwatch event

Beyond the Summit, the predominantly Dota 2 focused casting studio, is working on an Overwatch tournament.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 6th 2016 at 11:44AM in News

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FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan signs Overwatch team

FaZe Clan has signed an Overwatch team made up of former Quake and Counter-Strike pros, as well as top Overwatch talent.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 26th 2016 at 4:08PM in News
Blizzard removes 'Avoid this player' feature from Overwatch after matchmaking abuse

Blizzard removes 'Avoid this player' feature from Overwatch after matchmaking abuse

Some of Overwatch’s best players found themselves victim of a matchmaking feature that allowed rivals to ostracise them.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 3:54PM in News
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Overwatch more popular than League of Legends in Korean PC Bangs

Overwatch has, by some metrics, overtaken League of Legends in terms of popularity in Korean PC bangs.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 19th 2016 at 6:01AM in News
Overwatch hits 10 million players

Overwatch hits 10 million players

Blizzard’s online shooter has reached a new milestone.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 15th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
Splyce

Splyce picks up Overwatch team

Splyce, an organisation that has teams in some of the biggest eSports in the world, has signed an Overwatch team.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 15th 2016 at 4:12AM in News
Overwatch holds No.1 for third week, Mirror's Edge Catalyst debuts in second place

Overwatch holds No.1 for third week, Mirror's Edge Catalyst debuts in second place

Blizzard’s new online shooter IP Overwatch is top of the UK charts once again.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Overwatch

$100,000 Overwatch tournament to be held at Gamescom by ESL

ESL and Blizzard have teamed up to host a $100,000 Overwatch tournament at Gamescom later this year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:11PM in News
Manchester United and Fnatic competing to sign eSports team

Manchester United and Fnatic competing to sign eSports team

Former Premier League champions Manchester United are reportedly eying an inroad into the eSports scene.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:09PM in News
Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Facebook login coming to Blizzard games, with streaming to follow

Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft players may soon be able to stream their gameplay directly to Facebook.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 10:07AM in News