Another high profile departure is happening at Activision Blizzard, this time Overwatch's Executive Producer Chacko Sonny. The developer is leaving the company Friday, Bloomberg has reported, calling working for the company "an absolute privilege."
Overwatch is getting a substaintial update that will hopefully have a positive effect on game queues, as the team at Blizzard announced today that the hero shooter is getting cross play between PC and consoles. However, for those hoping for cross-progression, that will not be happening.
As part of the fifth anniversary of Overwatch, the team took to Reddit in an AMA answering the community's questions about virtually everything. This included the current state of the game, its history, in addition to recent announcements.
Overwatch 2 was shown off a bit during a livestream today, and with the stream came some major news for fans of the hero shooter: it will only have 5 players on each side.
In his first update as game director of Overwatch, Aaron Keller confirmed that players will get a glimpse at Overwatch 2 later this month. Coming on May 20th, the team will be focusing on the PVP elements of the upcoming sequel to their 2016 hit.
Earlier today Blizzard announced that Jeff Kaplan, Overwatch's game director since launch, has left the company. Where Jeff is headed is unclear, but we do know who is stepping into his role within Overwatch, Aaron Keller.
We're taking another look at Overwatch and updating our thoughts on how it stands for players looking to get into the multi-player hero shooter in 2020. Does the experience still hold up?
Something has been mulling around in my mind since late March - and that's how little love healers tend to get compared the ire they draw if a group wipes. Players should be more eager to "toss a proverbial coin" to their healers, to steal a still popular meme, than they currently are.