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Blizzard tease a potential new Overwatch hero

We know Blizzard loves to tease things, and once again they are giving out hints about the next hero to be released in Overwatch.  Just days ago game director Jeff Kaplan told fans that the next hero would not be who everyone was expecting it to be, Doomfist, which gives …

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Bits and Pixels wants Overwatch merch in supermarkets

New video games-focused licensing agency Bits and Pixels says it is aiming to get Overwatch-licensed goods into supermarkets as well as specialist retail. The new agency, set up by Konami veterans Sandra Arcan and Su-Yina Farmer, says this is possible due to the PEGI 12 age rating of Blizzard’s team …

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Team YP adds a Street Fighter player to its Overwatch roster

Team YP, the eSports organisation owned by YouPorn, has announced that it will add Valentin “Valmaster” Petit to its Overwatch roster. Valmaster is better known as a Street Fighter player, but is looking for a new challenge and is picking up Overwatch. He will join the rest of the team, …

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Fnatic Overwatch team to get an LA team house

Fnatic will start up a new gaming house in Los Angeles for its Overwatch team when they return from Korea.  In an interview with Yahoo eSports Fnatic founder Sam Mathews revealed the news.  “It’s unannounced, but our Overwatch team is American and currently they’re in Korea,” said Mathews. “Esports is …

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Former REUNITED Overwatch team signs with eUnited

The former REUNITED Overwatch team, which has been looking for a new organisation since the start of the year, has signed with eUnited.  The team has been a free agent since REUNITED closed its doors in January, and now four members of that roster have signed with eUnited. Thomas "Morte" …

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Overwatch fastest Blizzard franchise to reach 25m players worldwide

Overwatch has become the fastest Blizzard franchise to reach 25m players worldwide, with its Q4 monthly active users reaching a new franchise high, Activision Blizzard revealed in its Q4 financial results. Overwatch also now holds the record for the strongest launch year in terms of financial performance, beating the previous …

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Lunatic-Hai suspends two Overwatch players after having relationships with female fans

South Korean Overwatch team Lunatic-Hai has suspended both Geum "dean" Dong-geun and Lee "Leetaejun" Tae-jun for developing online relationships with female fans.  The two were starting members in the team, but have been benched for the rest of the OGN Apex Season Two competition after the discovery was made by …

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Overwatch Alienware Monthly Melee gets big prize pool boost

Alienware has announced that the prize pool for its Overwatch Monthly Melee events will now be $10,000.  Previously the monthly competitions only offered up $5,000 per month, meaning top teams would often skip the competition. It is hoped that with the new amount of money all the top teams that …

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