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New Overwatch Update Changes Mercy On PC, PS4, And Xbox One; Patch Notes Released

Apparently satisfied with the results of a recent Overwatch PTR patch, Blizzard has rolled out a new update for the live version of the game on all platforms. It makes adjustments to a few areas of Overwatch, but further balance adjustments to Mercy are the primary focus. Following Mercy’s overhaul in September, Blizzard has continued to experiment with additional changes to the healer. With this new patch, her Ultimate, Valkyrie, no longer affects the cooldown …

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Overwatch update and patch notes: Halloween Mercy NERF for PS4, Xbox One and PC | Gaming | Entertainment

UPDATE ONE: The new Overwatch update has been set live by Blizzard today, which saw Mercy get a major nerf to her resurrect ability. Here’s why Blizzard have made the change: “This method makes Resurrect more flexible when used with Valkyrie.  “For example, in the past if you wanted to resurrect two teammates, you had to revive the first target, then activate Valkyrie (causing the Resurrect’s cooldown to reset), and then revive the other target,” …

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Overwatch Halloween loot boxes: What’s coming to PS4, Xbox One and PC in Jack-o-lanterns | Gaming | Entertainment

Overwatch Halloween loot boxes will launch in less than an hour and will include a mix of new cosmetics, and ones from the 2016 event. The design will be the same as last year’s, popping up in special Jack-o-lantern boxes until November 2. Around 50 new items are expected to be added to the game and will include a mix of new skins, emotes and sprays. For anyone interested in what new Overwatch Halloween skins …

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A new Overwatch game is in development

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s early in the week so you know what that means – hints at Blizzard’s future plans thanks to new job postings. A batch of internships for 2018 went up last night, and among them was an advertisement for an artist internship in the Incubation department. Familiarity with Overwatch is listed as a “recommended talent” – essentially a plus to being hired – as part of a job creating in-game …

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Overwatch Halloween UPDATE: New PS4 and Xbox One skins as fans await event trailer | Gaming | Entertainment

Blizzard now have a set format for releasing their seasonal events. The next will be the Overwatch Halloween Terror, which starts on October 10 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Fans are now waiting for the new Overwatch Halloween Terror Trailer, which could arrive the day before release. We’ve already had a short teaser released, along with a few other things that always seem to pop up too. New Overwatch Halloween skins have been leaked …

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Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 – New and returning SKINS for PS4, Xbox One event | Gaming | Entertainment

Overwatch fans are looking forward to the 2017 Halloween Terror event on PS4, Xbox One and PC. The upcoming event has an October 10 release date and runs all the way until November 2. Details are thin on the ground, but it’s likely to feature the return of the Junkrat’s Revenge wave-based survival mode. But what fans are really excited about is the chance to unlock a host of spooky new Legendary character skins. This …

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Overwatch Halloween 2017: PS4, Xbox One and PC event release date LEAKED

BLIZZARD Overwatch Halloween 2017: PS4, Xbox One and PC event release date LEAKED Overwatch’s new Halloween event has leaked, and it looks set to return very soon. The Insurrection Halloween event from last year proved massively popular with fans, and Blizzard looks set to capitalize on that b reintroducing the even this year, too. According to a retail leak that surfaced online, The Overwatch event launch will arrive on October 10, for PS4, Xbox …

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Blizzard’s Kaplan: Dealing with Overwatch community is ‘downright scary and inti

The director of Blizzard’s smash hit team shooter Overwatch Jeff Kaplan has written an impassioned defense of his team. In a post on the Overwatch forums, Kaplan said that members of his team were finding it scary to take on more public-facing roles and engaging with the community due to its toxicity. The developer said that he feels there is no winning against the negative parts of the community and revealed just how intimidated he …

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Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan shares an impassioned plea to the community: Be nice

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s no secret that the relationship between the people making videogames and the people consuming them is often strained, but seldom is it as apparent as in this lengthy, heartfelt forum post from Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan. The central thrust of the 1300-word soliloquy is that a lot of developers – Overwatch team included – are afraid to speak about even the simplest facets of development for fear of abuse, …

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The latest Overwatch comic is out now, showing Zarya’s hunt for Sombra

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Update, September 27: The latest Overwatch comic, Searching, is now available. Zarya takes a starring role in Searching, the latest Overwatch comic. A direct sequel to the Sombra short, Infiltration, it features Zarya facing her prejudice against Omnics head-on. Alejandra, the young girl from the Soldier 76 short, also takes a starring role by helping Zarya track down Sombra. For the pro side of things, here’s what’s happening in the …

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OGN Overwatch APEX Season 4

The losers bracket of OGN Overwatch APEX Season 4 came to a boiling point in Seoul, South Korea as teams were finally booted from the tournament. LW Red triumphed over APEX regulars, CONBOX, while Lunatic-Hai kept the dream alive after a fierce duel with X6-Gaming. Fnatic has high hopes for Worlds, but it’s no secret that two rookies on the biggest international stage pose a different set of challenges. Johnny Damon returned to Yankee Stadium …

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Weekend PC Game Deals: Free Overwatch, Birthday and Encore sales, plus more

Weekend PC Game Deals is where the hottest gaming deals are amassed into an easy to follow format, every week, from all over the internet. So kick back, relax, and hold on to your wallets. This week, Humble Bundle is offering the second round of its Humble Very Positive Bundle, bringing a host of games that have a user rating of ‘Very Positive’ on Steam. Although since the bundle includes a pre-order, we assume Humble …

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Overwatch Free Weekend Now Live On PS4, Xbox One, And PC

Update: The free weekend for Overwatch has officially begun on all platforms. Coinciding with this, Blizzard has discounted the game, dropping the price of the game to $30. Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition drops to $40, while the Game of the Year upgrade can be had for just $10. The free weekend runs through September 25, but the sale extends beyond that, running until September 28 at 11:59 PM PT. The original story follows. …

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Overwatch free weekend 2017 COUNTDOWN – Start time, end date for PS4, Xbox One, PC | Gaming | Entertainment

Overwatch fans will get to play the hit Blizzard game for NOTHING thanks to a free weekend kicking off soon on PS4, Xbox One and PC. The Overwatch free weekend 2017 will begin later on today, and gamers will get access to the full roster of 25 heroes and 16 maps. These will be available to play in a variety of modes, and if you decide to purchase the game your progress will be transferred …

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Junkertown is live in Overwatch, and Xbox One has a head-start in dealing with toxic players

Tired of dealing with bullies and sourpuss players in Overwatch? Game director Jeff Kaplan said in a recent video that naughty nellies have become something of a problem for the game as of late, and Blizzard is working to address concerns of toxicity within the community. While those plans are still in progress, Blizzard took a first step toward community control today with a new patch – and hey, even better, the update also adds …

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