1. badcookies

    WTT steam $$ for blizzard game(s)

    I have $80 in blizzard funds I don't have anything I want to spend it on so I'd rather have steam $$. I can gift stuff from blizzard launcher. I'd prefer the deluxe edition and can supplement extra money via digital payments to make it an even trade. or standard edition for same amt works too...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Blizzard Tests Twitch Chat Linking in Overwatch

    As anyone who's spent more than 5 minutes on the site probably knows, there's a lot of toxicity in some of Twitch's more popular streams. But Blizzard is apparently testing a system that links Twitch chat to Battle.net accounts in order to create "a more positive viewing experience." Starting...
  3. cageymaru

    Blizzard Bans Third Party Data-Tracking Tools in Overwatch

    Blizzard has lowered the banhammer on third party data-tracking tools in the esports game Overwatch. These tools supposedly only allowed users to see extra statistics, but Blizzard stated otherwise in a forum post. "To provide more clarity, any third-party application that impedes on the...
  4. cageymaru

    The State of Linux Gaming After the Advent of Steam Play and Other Tools

    Jason Evangelho has taken a deeper dive into Linux, Lies and Steam Play compatible video games. He touches on subjects such as ease of use when it comes to making Windows games run on Linux. Liam Dawe, of Gaming on Linux fame, assists Jason on his journey into gaming on the OS and it is nice...
  5. DooKey

    ESPN, Disney XD and Blizzard Announce Telecast Agreement for Overwatch League

    Esports must be getting pretty good if ESPN and Disney are interested in it. They along with Blizzard announced an exclusive broadcasting deal for the Overwatch League that kicked off on both cable networks last night. With that said, I've tried watching some esports and I couldn't really get...
  6. DooKey

    Loot Boxes are now Illegal in Belgium

    Belgium has declared that loot boxes in some games are "games of chance" and this constitutes illegal gambling. As a result publishers may be subject to fines and imprisonment as specified in the gaming legislation. Three games (Overwatch, FIFA 18, CS:GO) are currently under the gun and must...
  7. R

    Overwatch Pro is in Trouble for Livestreamed "Racism"

    Overwatch League pro Josh "Eqo" Corona is in trouble for making an allegedly racist gesture on livestream. Corona, who plays for the Philadelphia Fusion, was talking to viewers of his stream when he said "I'm Korean," after which he used his fingers to pull back the corners of his eyes. PCgamer...
  8. R

    Overwatch Will Be Free To Play This Weekend

    Blizzard has announced that from February 16th to 19th Overwatch will be free to play on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. All 26 heroes and 16 maps will be available to plat, in all modes. Players will also have the ability to level up and earn loot boxes, and if you decide to buy the game any progress...
  9. R

    Overwatch Is Proactively Scanning YouTube For Toxic Behavior

    In a developer update video posted yesterday, Blizzard gave a behind the scenes look at the progress on toxicity in the game, as well as how they balance heroes, and balance updates. One thing that stands out is director Jeff Kaplan announced they are actively searching YouTube and other social...
  10. W

    [FS] [Battle.net Shop] 25% off any item with a gift option

    I'm offering any item with a gift option at 25-30% off, valid on sale price. I need to collect and remit taxes from Canadians. Heatware: https://www.heatware.com/u/112174/ How it works: You send me a private message with the following information: - The item(s) you are looking to buy - The...
  11. DooKey

    Overwatch Will Tell You in-Game if your Report Resulted in Action

    Most online games these days have more than their fair share of idiots that want to do nothing but harass and irritate people just because they can. Blizzard wants to slow some of this down in Overwatch and are going to introduce a new feature that will let you know in-game if your report...
  12. DooKey

    Overwatch League Gets Big Sponsors with HP and Intel

    HP and Intel are teaming up to sponsor Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch League, the official esports league based on its popular shooter with 35 million monthly active players. With a player base that large, and growing, it makes perfect sense for HP and Intel to lend their support to...
  13. T

    [WTB] Overwatch (PC)

    Looking to buy Overwatch for PC
  14. Petelil

    Blizzard, Why do you do this?

    So after launching some cool merch at the SDCC, Blizzard store is shut for 10 days! Yes, really! I mean why do you do this? In the meantime I have been looking at my reddit feed for something cool that is Overwatch related so that I can give it to my friend - who also happens to be the...
  15. M

    Blizzard Promises Overwatch League Players at Least $50,000 Per Year

    Blizzard released some details for its newly founded eSports organization for Overwatch. The company will guarantee a salary at a minimum of $50,000 per a year for its professional players on each Overwatch League teams. So far, the eSports league will feature a team based in seven different...
  16. R

    Overwatch Increasing Penalties For Bad Behavior

    In a forum post today, Overwatch community manager Lylirra announces improvements to the reporting and penalty system. Effective immediately they will be "we will be issuing increased penalties to players in response to verified reports of bad behavior." This is a great step. Having played and...
  17. Petelil

    Overwatch Fandom

    I am posting in here for first time, sorry if anything is not accordingly, DO correct me if I am mistaken. Coming back to the title..I am a huge fan of Overwatch and really like playing it I main Tracer (and D.VA)..moving forward I stumbled upon this on my Facebook timeline and looks as if it's...
  18. Zarathustra[H]

    Jeff Kaplan Would Rather that Leavers Just Didn't Play Overwatch at All

    RAGEQUIT! Or, well, don't. Overwatch players leaving competitive games before their conclusion, either to intentionally throw a match, or because they are unhappy with their team, or maybe just because they lagged out, or were called to the dinner table, has apparently become a big enough...
  19. Zarathustra[H]

    $1B Overwatch Revenue drives Activision-Blizzard to Record Q1 2017 Results

    In their quarterly earnings report for Q1 2017 yesterday evening, Activision-Blizzard announced a record quarter with $1.7B in revenues. A large part of this success has been credited towards Overwatch which has generated more than $1B in revenues and attracted over 30 million registered...