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New York Excelsior plans to build non-male team in OWL cause backlash from community

New York Excelsior might have plans to create a team featuring only players of marginalized genders for the 2023 season. The organization wants to put them in competition against male rosters of the OWL....

Blizzard launches audio recognition system to fight toxicity in Overwatch 2

Blizzard started monitoring audio chats to fight toxicity as part of their Defense Matrix system for Overwatch 2. The audio transcriptions are scanned only in a few countries so far, states the official...

Kiriko bug blocks headshots in Overwatch 2

The latest Overwatch heroine Kiriko has a critical glitch that blocks most headshots under certain conditions. The exploit was revealed by Florida Mayhem partner Flats on stream.

Blizzard suspends deal with NetEase. Chinese players might lose access to Overwatch, Hearthstone, WoW, and other games

Activision Blizzard and NetEase partnership is reaching its end after lasting for almost 15 years. The sides couldn't agree on the conditions to prolong the cooperation.

Blizzard delays Overwatch 2 patch which should've brought Mei back. When will Mei return to OW2?

Overwatch 2 patch that was supposed to enable Mei in the hero pool has been postponed. A critical issue needed to be fixed first, says Blizzard in the official announcement on the game's forum.

Why was Mei removed from Overwatch 2 and when she returns

Mei was disabled in Overwatch 2 due to a bug with her Ice Wall ability. The developers removed her on November 1 and explained the decision on Blizzard CS The Americas Twitter.

Blizzard reveals Battle Pass cost and rewards, new map and explains when Overwatch 1 will end

Blizzard announced the first Battle Pass for Overwatch 2 with the new support hero, Kiriko. It will be accessible to all players for free, with over 20 free rewards across 80 tiers. The reveal appeared...

Overwatch 2 "spirit fox" support Kiriko abilities and weapons officially revealed

Blizzard announced Kiriko, a new support hero that was rumored for quite a while. They showcased her skills, weapons, fox companion, and background lore. The reveal via trailer was posted on YouTube.

Overwatch 2 "Fox Girl" support Kiriko trailer leaked, revealing her look, weapons and abilities

YouTube account Kuriboh cervantes posted a video trailer of Overwatch 2's support hero Kiriko. The footage showcased her appearance, weapons, and supposed skillset. It was taken down by Blizzard but is...

Leak: next Overwatch support Fox girl name is Kiriko, unlockable for free through Battle Pass

The previously rumored Overwatch hero support "Fox girl" name was revealed as Kiriko. According to former Blizzard employee, Naeri, the character will arrive with Overwatch 2 launch on October 4.