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Two Hits Boosted Activision Blizzard's Results; Company Goes Against the Tide and Won't Lay Off Staff

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 08 February 2023, 13:46

We learned Activision Blizzard's financial results for last year. Overwatch 2 and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II, among others, contributed to the achievement.

Overwatch 2 Season 2 - New Hero, Map, Launch Time

Hubert Sledziewski, 06 December 2022, 12:04

The second season of Overwatch 2 starts today. Here's everything you need to know about it.

Mighty Ramattra Charmed Overwatch 2 Fans [UPDATE: Season 2 Trailer]

Hubert Sledziewski, 30 November 2022, 11:53

Season two of Overwatch 2 is just around the corner, so Blizzard took a moment to present Ramattra, the recently announced tank, in his full glory. On the other hand, we are expecting to learn the content of the battle pass any day now. There will also be a new map.

Overwatch 2's Battle Pass Expects Changes; Blizzard Promises Improvements

Marek Pluta, 18 November 2022, 16:45

Blizzard is going to make quite a few changes to the Battle Pass for the next season, which will begin in Overwatch 2 on December 6. Players can look forward to additional skins that will join the other rewards already offered.

Overwatch 2 Faces Critical Bug; Important Update Delayed

Adrian Werner, 16 November 2022, 14:25

We will have to wait longer for Mei's return to Overwatch 2. Due to the detection of critical issues, the latest update to the game has been delayed.

Overwatch 2 Presses On; Shooter Played by Millions

Hubert Sledziewski, 08 November 2022, 15:29

Overwatch 2 has attracted a record number of players, almost doubling the score achieved by the first game. Blizzard boasts about the numbers and announces more changes to the game's balance - this time a bit more significant, at least „on paper.”.

Overwatch 2 Reveals New Tank - Ramattra

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 06 November 2022, 19:43

A new hero that will appear in Overwatch 2 was unveiled today, and it is a tank named Ramattra.

Overwatch 2 Annoyed Players With Changes They Demanded

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 November 2022, 15:38

Kiriko from Overwatch 2 has many fans, but by some miracle she stirs up controversy all the time: either by „spoiling” characters, or by being at the center of complaints about microtransactions.

Overwatch 2 Will Nerf Several Characters; Players Want More [UPDATE]

Michal Ciezadlik, 02 November 2022, 11:11

Soon after the introduction of the Halloween event, Overwatch 2 will receive another update, this time focusing on improving character balance.

Overwatch 2 Players Want Hated Feature Back; Fed Up With Grind and Battle Pass

Kamil Kleszyk, 19 October 2022, 16:45

Overwatch 2 will not feature classic loot boxes. This could have been very good news. However, it turns out that the alternative solution is much worse for many players.

Overwatch 2 Attracted Legion of Players

Adrian Werner, 16 October 2022, 13:05

Despite technical problems, the launch of Overwatch 2 was a huge success. In the first ten days, 25 million people played the title.

Overwatch 2 Resets PCs, Enraging Players

Adrian Werner, 14 October 2022, 12:53

Virtually every day more and more problems with Overwatch 2 come to light. The latest ones cause PCs to freeze and can result in bans.

Blizzard Reveals New Artwork - Inarius and Jailer Commented On

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 October 2022, 16:30

New artworks featuring characters from Blizzard Entertainment's games have sparked lively discussions, delighting (or annoying) fans of some series.

Overwatch 2 Divides Players Due to Blizzard's Stubbornness

Jacob Blazewicz, 13 October 2022, 15:35

Overwatch 2 players continue to argue about the disabling of aim assistance on consoles when playing against PC owners.

Blizzard Needs to Fix Overwatch 2 Heroes; Gifts Inbound

Kamil Kleszyk, 12 October 2022, 13:42

Players are facing more problems in Overwatch 2. The latest bug is causing a lot of frustration, as it affects the (in)availability of some characters.

Overwatch 2 Faces Well-deserved Review Bombing as Player Frustration Reaches Peak

Hubert Sledziewski, 10 October 2022, 14:59

Overwatch 2 has not won recognition among gamers. They are conducting a review bombing of Blizzard's game, which - unlike many other cases of this phenomenon - seems fully deserved. They criticize server queues, microtransactions, as well as bugs and strange gameplay solutions.

Blizzard Apologizes and Fixes Overwatch 2; Players Point Out Other Problems

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 October 2022, 15:10

The developers of Overwatch 2 are working to resolve login issues and make other changes, but players still find reasons to complain.

0 Players Ahead of You in Overwatch 2

Adam Adamczyk, 05 October 2022, 14:43

More and more players are complaining about problems with Overwatch 2 servers. In this guide, you'll learn about a potential solution to the long queue problem.

Overwatch 2 Targeted by DDoS Attack, but Players Have Other Worries

Adrian Werner, 05 October 2022, 13:30

Blizzard has a big problem. Hacking attacks were carried out on the servers of the just-released Overwatch 2, preventing many players from joining in the fun.

Overwatch 2 Launch Tomorrow; Blizzard Shuts Down Overwatch Servers

Hubert Sledziewski, 03 October 2022, 15:10

Overwatch is dying, long live Overwatch 2 - though whether it will be a change for the better remains to be seen. Maybe the players will be persuaded by the free-to-play nature of Blizzard's old-new shooter.

Overwatch Will Record Every Bad Word in Voice Chat; New Step of Fight Against Toxicity

Jakub Tarchala, 28 September 2022, 13:19

Blizzard will introduce a „voice rating” system to Overwatch 2 as part of its „fight against bad behavior.” What's more, mandatory phone number verification is planned.

Overwatch 2 Battle Pass Divided the Players After All

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 September 2022, 15:48

Seasons, battle passes, new content discussed by Blizzard, stirring up discussion among gamers.

Overwatch 2 Sparks Outrage; Blizzard Instantly Denies [UPDATE: Kiriko Trailer]

Jakub Tarchala, 15 September 2022, 13:42

Overwatch 2 will not divide players, although Blizzard does not rule out a premium pass on in-game content. A new character, Kiriko, was also announced.

Blizzard has no Time for Overwatch 2 Betas; We'll Play Only on Release

Miriam Moszczynska, 05 August 2022, 12:01

The third beta-testing of Overwatch 2 will not take place. According to Blizzard's vice president, the information gathered during the first two tests is enough to fine-tune the game for release.

Up to $45 for Overwatch 2 Skin

Zuzanna Domeradzka, 01 August 2022, 14:25

Blizzard has started sending out surveys about microtransactions in the upcoming Overwatch 2. According to them, a single skin can cost as much as $45.

Blizzard Managed to Piss Off Esports Players; Overwatch Tournament Takes Flak

Jacob Blazewicz, 29 July 2022, 17:10

Blizzard hasn't had any luck with gamers lately. When it's not frustrating fans of its iconic series, it's pissing off esports players with controversial decisions at tournaments.

Blizzard Summarizes Overwatch 2 Beta and Teases New Character

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 July 2022, 16:23

The second beta tests of Overwatch 2 have come to an end. Players are rather satisfied, and Blizzard has gathered the feedback it wanted. The studio plans one more test before releasing the game in early access - it's possible that it will introduce the new „fox-related heroine”.

Overwatch 2 Will Completely Replace First Game; Fans Unhappy

Michal Ciezadlik, 24 June 2022, 15:52

It turns out that Overwatch 2 will completely replace its predecessor. This is according to the words of the game's director Aaron Keller, who answered fan questions during a session on Reddit.

Overwatch 2 Without Lootboxes But With In-app Store

Przemyslaw Dygas, 17 June 2022, 10:52

Blizzard has shared information about microtransactions in Overwatch 2. There will be no lootboxes in the game, but we'll still have plenty of opportunities to reach for our wallet.

Overwatch 2 for Free; Early Access Release Date Revealed

Adrian Werner, 12 June 2022, 20:01

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that the PvP mode in Overwatch 2 will use a free-to-play model. We also learned the early access launch date.

Overwatch 2 Instantly Lost Almost All of Its Audience

Patryk Michas, 07 May 2022, 15:30

Overwatch 2 lost viewers on Twitch at a terrifyingly rapid pace. Things do not look optimistic for the sequel of Blizzard's hit shooter.

Overwatch 2 Beta Launches; Here's How to Get Access [UPDATED]

Hubert Sledziewski, 26 April 2022, 21:20

Overwatch 2 beta testing will begin later today, with selected players receiving invites soon and Blizzard explaining in advance what they can expect.

Overwatch 2 Beta Test Schedule Revealed

Adrian Werner, 20 March 2022, 15:41

Blizzard Entertainment revealed the launch date for the first beta of Overwatch 2 and what we can expect from these tests.

Overwatch 2 Beta - PC System Requirements Revealed

Adrian Werner, 15 March 2022, 12:39

Blizzard Entertainment revealed the system requirements for the beta version of Overwatch 2 on PC.

LEGO Delays Overwatch 2 Sets Due to Activision Scandals

Adrian Werner, 12 January 2022, 10:53

LEGO has suspended the release of Overwatch 2 sets due to recent scandals at Activision Blizzard. The manufacturer is concerned about the publisher's handling of the issues.

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Delayed

, 03 November 2021, 10:25

Blizzard is delaying the releases of Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2. This is likely an aftermath of the company's recent problems.

Overwatch's McCree Will Soon Take on a New Name

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 23 October 2021, 16:56

Overwatch's popular gunslinger will be given a new name, so he will no longer refer to Diablo IV's controversial ex-producer.

Blizzard Removes References to Former Overwatch Director

Michael Zegar, 29 September 2021, 17:33

The Blizzard controversy continues. A reference to former Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan has been removed from the upcoming Overwatch 2. A handful of information about Bastion gameplay changes have also been revealed.

Overwatch 2's Executive Producer Leaves Blizzard

Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 September 2021, 11:47

Blizzard Entertainment has lost another important employee. Chacko Sonny, the executive producer of Overwatch 2, is leaving the company.

Blizzard to Rename McCree in the Wake of Recent Scandal

Adrian Werner, 27 August 2021, 14:34

Blizzard is going to rename of the character known as McCree in Overwatch. The reason is that this character was named after a developer who was recently fired for unprofessional behavior.

Blizzard Lost Nearly 50% of Players in the Last Four Years

Michal Ciezadlik, 11 August 2021, 17:34

The latest figures are devastating for Blizzard Entertainment. The latest report shows that the number of active users of the studio's games has almost halved.

Overwatch 2 Not Coming Out in 2022? New Speculations

Michal Ciezadlik, 09 August 2021, 14:15

As reported by one of the insiders associated with Overwatch 2, all indications are that Blizzard's game will not be released in 2022.

Overwatch 2 Reaches an Important Milestone, New Details Coming Soon

Gacek, 04 August 2021, 15:01

Blizzard has shared new data as part of its quarterly financial summary. The company's presentation included information on the status of Overwatch 2.

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Are Not Blizzard's Only Projects

Bart Swiatek, 24 May 2021, 09:48

One of the employees of Blizzard Entertainment - Ion Hazzikostas, i.e. the director of WoW - admitted in a press interview that apart from Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2, the aforementioned studio is also working on other productions.

Overwatch 2 Teams Will Have 5 Players Each

Bart Swiatek, 21 May 2021, 11:48

Devs from Blizzard Entertainment held a stream, during which they revealed some new information about the shooter Overwatch 2. The most interesting detail is the reduced number of players in the team. New maps and changes in the appearance of characters were also shown.

Voice Chat Spamming Bug May Crash Overwatch

Jacob Blazewicz, 20 May 2021, 13:12

Overwatch players are reporting a bug that forcibly shuts down PCs of their teammates. All it takes is extreme abuse of voice commands.

Overwatch 2 PvP Gameplay Next Week

Adrian Werner, 12 May 2021, 15:05

A two-hour stream is planned for next week, showcasing the PvP mode in Overwatch 2.

Blizzard Lost 29% of Playerbase in Just 3 Years

Adrian Werner, 05 May 2021, 15:01

For three years, the number of people who regularly play Blizzard's games is steadily decreasing. However, the studio is increasingly efficient in earning money on those who have not yet abandoned its games.

Another Key Dev Leaves Blizzard, Overwatch 2 Not in Danger

Hubert Sledziewski, 20 April 2021, 23:26

One of the veterans of Blizzard Entertainment, Jeff Kaplan, is leaving the company after 19 years. Overwatch's director did not explain his decision, but the game's sequel is said to be unaffect.

Nvidia's New Technology Cuts Lag in Overwatch by Up to 50%

Ness, 13 March 2021, 16:32

Overwatch players can test a new technology called Reflex. Created by Nvidia, the facility allows for reduction of system lag by up to 50 percent.