Competitive Planning: Overwatch’s Esports Focus

Esportsis a huge part ofBlizzard‘s focus when it comes to games, as their games strive to be more competitive and more watchable.StarCraft II,HearthstoneandHeroes of the Stormall have huge competitive scenes, and evenWorld of Warcraft‘s Arena mode has a history with esports. So why wouldOverwatchbe any different?

We spoke toJeff Kaplan— the Game Director for Overwatch and a 14 year veteran at Blizzard—about how the team is approaching esports.

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