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D.Va Deconstructed: How Blizzard Created One of Overwatch’s Most Iconic Heroes

Posted by on Aug 28, 2018

Since the end of the Omnic Crisis, the Mobile Exo-Force of the Korean Army (MEKA) has defended Korea against attacks by a massive omnic colossus (known as the “gwishin”) that rises from the sea from time to time. Originally, they utilized drone mechs, but MEKA were forced to turn to human pilots once the gwishin evolved to disrupt their networked control systems.

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Exploring the Origins of Overwatch Uprising

Posted by on Apr 11, 2017

Hi everyone! I’m really excited today to tell you about our newest in-game event: Overwatch Uprising!

From now until May 1, you’ll have a chance to go back to an earlier time in Overwatch history. You’ll travel seven years into the past to experience Tracer’s first mission in a brand-new co-op brawl. We’ve also added more than 100 new Uprising Loot Box items that give you a glimpse at other heroes’ origins and backstories, including sprays that highlight key moments in our heroes’ histories, skins like Blackwatch McCree and Genji, Combat Medic Ziegler, Talon Widowmaker, and more.

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Overwatch is a Winter Wonderland Starting Today

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016

Starting today, Overwatch is getting into the holiday spirit with our brand-new seasonal event: Winter Wonderland, and we’re hoping you’ll join us for some holiday cheer!

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Overwatch Halloween Terror Begins Today, New Items and PvE Brawl

Posted by on Oct 11, 2016

Hi PlayStation gamers. The fright for the future has begun, and for the next three weeks, we’re celebrating the spookiest time of the year in true Overwatch fashion — with a brand new seasonal event! Explore the haunted streets of Hollywood, expand your collection of themed holiday items, and relive a chilling tale firsthand in our first PvE Brawl: Junkenstein’s Revenge!

Welcome to the Overwatch Halloween Terror.

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