Will Overwatch get any new heroes before Overwatch 2?

PolygonBlizzard will continue to support Overwatch, but wouldn't confirm if the game will receive any new heroes until Overwatch 2 arrives.

November 2nd 2019


Blizzcon 2019: 'Overwatch 2' and Hong Kong pro-democracy ...

CNNNew York (CNN Business) Amid a tumultuous few weeks, Activision Blizzard announced a handful of new video game titles, including "Overwatch 2" and "Diablo ...

November 2nd 2019


'Overwatch 2' Announced At Blizzcon 2019 With Two New Trailers ...

ForbesBlizzard revealed Overwatch 2 today at Blizzcon. The game will feature all 31 of the first game's heroes, now with an updated look, plus new heroes including ...

November 2nd 2019


Blizzard announces Overwatch 2

The VergeBlizzard has just announced Overwatch 2, the sequel to its popular team shooter Overwatch, onstage at its Blizzcon 2019 convention.

November 2nd 2019


Blizzard Employees Staged a Walkout to Protest Banned Pro-Hong Kong Gamer

Daily BeastA small group of Activision Blizzard employees walked out of work Tuesday afternoon to protest the company's actions against a gamer who expressed support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong during an official livestream. The game publisher ...

October 9th 2019


Unlike Blizzard, Epic Games says it won't ban players for political speech

The VergeFortnite developer Epic Games said in a statement that it will not ban players or content creators for political speech. The message comes after Blizzard caught fire this week for banning a professional Hearthstone player for shouting a statement associated ...

October 9th 2019


Blizzard targeted with boycott after it banned a Hong Kong player

CNNNg shouted the popular protest slogan "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times" during a livestreamed post-match interview — which Blizzard said violated its competition rules. Ng was stripped of his potential winnings and forbidden from competing for ...

October 9th 2019


Blizzard, a Gaming Company, Stirs a Backlash for Penalizing Hong Kong Player

The New York TimesHONG KONG — Activision Blizzard became the latest American company to find itself caught between its business interests in China and the values of its core customers after it suspended an e-sports player who voiced support for the Hong Kong protests ...

October 9th 2019


Blizzard strips pro gamer of tournament earnings after his support of Hong Kong protests

CNBCActivision Blizzard suspended a professional player from an esports tournament and stripped him of his earnings after he made a statement over the weekend in support of protests in Hong Kong. In a post-match interview on the Taiwanese stream of Blizzard ...

October 9th 2019


Blizzard pulls Blitzchung from Hearthstone esports tournament over support for Hong Kong protests

CNETAfter making a statement in support of the 2019 Hong Kong protests during a "Grandmasters" competition for the video game Hearthstone, pro player Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai has been removed from the tournament by Blizzard. The company also ruled that ...

October 9th 2019


Blizzard Facing Backlash After Suspending 'Hearthstone' Player For Hong Kong Comments

ForbesBlizzard has suspended and penalized a professional Hearthstone player for making remarks in favor of Hong Kong protestors on a tournament livestream, bringing broader international concerns about the power of Chinese censorship to a head inside of the ...

October 8th 2019


After Hearthstone player's ban, Blizzard is in hot water with lawmakers

The VergeOver the weekend, Blizzard Entertainment banned a Hearthstone player from participating in tournaments after he voiced support for the Hong Kong protesters. Now, US senators are criticizing the game's publisher for its move. “Blizzard shows it is willing to ...

October 8th 2019


One of America's biggest gaming companies is acting as China's censor

VoxActivision Blizzard, one of America's biggest gaming companies, just bowed to Chinese censorship in a disturbing way: suspending a professional player of Hearthstone, its digital card game, over a statement supporting the Hong Kong pro-democracy ...

October 8th 2019


Blizzard bans video game star after he supports Hong Kong protests

CBS NewsActivision Blizzard on Tuesday kicked a video game player out of a professional esports tournament after he voiced support for Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters, becoming the latest U.S. business moving to head off potential conflict with the Chinese ...

October 8th 2019