Overwatch Heroes

Developer Update: PTR Philosophy

by Dash on January 18, 2017

Game director Jeff Kaplan is back to mainly discuss the Overwatch team's philosophy behind PTR testing including why the PTR not available to console players. However it's not just fully focused on He also touches on the following:
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[ALL] Overwatch Patch Notes – January 3, 2017

by Dash on January 3, 2017

A new patch has just been released bringing with it the new map, Oasis. You can learn more by reading the official release below.

New Control Map: Oasis

Oasis is one of the world's most advanced cities, a shining jewel rising from the Arabian Desert. A monument to human ingenuity and invention, researchers and academics from around the region came together to found a city dedicated to scientific progress without restraints. The city and its inhabitants are governed by the Ministries, a collection of brilliant minds who possess many secrets, which have attracted the interest of powerful organizations from around the world.

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Developer Update | Year in Review

by Dash on December 22, 2016

The First year of Overwatch is coming to an end. Jeff Kaplan recaps Overwatch’s first year and discusses what’s on deck for 2017:
  • Potential Hero balances
  • New maps (New maps beyond Oasis, but these are experimental)
  • New heroes (though some are only prototypes and they may never come out. One of the new characters is looking "promising," and is going through the development process in the area of art.)
  • Several quality of life improvements. (Like a server browser for Custom Games)
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