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Games Radar
Overwatch dropping the avoid player option after it 'wreaks havoc' on matchmakingis paved with good intentions. "We are constantly improving the matchmaker. We
Overwatch dropping the avoid player option after it 'wreaks havoc' on matchmaking
Games Radar / Posted 5 days ago
is paved with good intentions. "We are constantly improving the matchmaker. We learn more each day," Kaplan wrote on the Battle.net forums, explaining how a top-tier Widowmaker player was experiencing exceptionally long queues. "We looked into it... Read more
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Gamasutra
Overwatch losing 'Avoid this player' feature after top players can't find gamesmarked with "avoid." But according to Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan, thi
Overwatch losing 'Avoid this player' feature after top players can't find games
Gamasutra / Posted 5 days ago
marked with "avoid." But according to Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan, this soon met with disaster. In a post on the Battle.net forums, Kaplan writes that "One of the best Widowmaker players in the world complained to us about long queue... Read more
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Gamasutra
Overwatch losing "Avoid This Player" feature after top players can't find gamesmarked with "avoid." But according to Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan, thi
Overwatch losing "Avoid This Player" feature after top players can't find games
Gamasutra / Posted 5 days ago
marked with "avoid." But according to Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan, this soon met with disaster. In a post on the Battle.net forums, Kaplan writes that "One of the best Widowmaker players in the world complained to us about long queue... Read more
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International Business Times
Lizard Squad hacker mocks gamers after alleged DDOS attack on Blizzard servers Blizzard's Battle.net experienced another outage on Monday (20 Jun) after facin
Lizard Squad hacker mocks gamers after alleged DDOS attack on Blizzard servers
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Blizzard's Battle.net experienced another outage on Monday (20 Jun) after facing similar issues last week, leaving players unable to log in to popular games such as Overwatch, Hearthstone and World of Warcraft due to an alleged DDoS attack. Notorious... Read more
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PC Advisor
Overwatch scores 10 million players in a monthout the video at the top of this page to learn why, though. There is a regular
Overwatch scores 10 million players in a month
PC Advisor / Posted 12 days ago
out the video at the top of this page to learn why, though. There is a regular Overwatch Edition which is available from Battle.net and costs £29.99. You get early access to 21 heroes. The Overwatch Origins Edition includes the above plus five... Read more
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International Business Times
New Overwatch patch balances McCree and Widowmaker for PC live only on PC and will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One in a larger patch later.
New Overwatch patch balances McCree and Widowmaker for PC
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
live only on PC and will be coming to PS4 and Xbox One in a larger patch later. According to the patch notes posted on the Battle.net forums on 14 June, the update includes the promised nerf to McCree's powerful alternate-fire which allows him to... Read more
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FOX Business
Facebook and Activision Blizzard Partner To Stream Live Gamesto their timelines. Gamers will also be able to log in to Blizzard games with t
Facebook and Activision Blizzard Partner To Stream Live Games
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
to their timelines. Gamers will also be able to log in to Blizzard games with their Facebook accounts instead of Blizzard's Battle.net system. Overwatch. Image source: Blizzard. Blizzard is the first publisher to integrate its games with Facebook... Read more
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FOX Business
Facebook and Activision Blizzard Partner To Stream Live Gamesto their timelines. Gamers will also be able to log in to Blizzard games with t
Facebook and Activision Blizzard Partner To Stream Live Games
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
to their timelines. Gamers will also be able to log in to Blizzard games with their Facebook accounts instead of Blizzard's Battle.net system. Continue Reading Below Overwatch. Image source: Blizzard. Blizzard is the first publisher to integrate... Read more
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Gamasutra
To run WoW legacy servers, Blizzard must reverse-engineer its own gamethe Nostalrius team to run a legacy server for Blizzard, due to the challenge o
To run WoW legacy servers, Blizzard must reverse-engineer its own game
Gamasutra / Posted 17 days ago
the Nostalrius team to run a legacy server for Blizzard, due to the challenge of integrating it with Blizzard's existing Battle.net infrastructure. There's also a fair bit of conversation about Blizzard's current process for developing World of... Read more
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IGN
Overwatch: Blizzard Looking to Lower Widowmaker's 'Frustration Threshold'testing going on related to Widowmaker at the moment, too. Got feedback on our
Overwatch: Blizzard Looking to Lower Widowmaker's 'Frustration Threshold'
IGN / Posted 18 days ago
testing going on related to Widowmaker at the moment, too. Got feedback on our player? In response to a question on the Battle.net forums, game director Jeff Kaplan replied: "Widowmaker is on our radar. We are discussing her. We have some... Read more
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Gamasutra
The man behind XBLA places bet on skill-based, real-money gaming on mobileGreg Canessa, the brains behind Xbox Live Arcade and former head of Blizzard’s
The man behind XBLA places bet on skill-based, real-money gaming on mobile
Gamasutra / Posted 18 days ago
Greg Canessa, the brains behind Xbox Live Arcade and former head of Blizzard’s widely-used online service Battle.net, is venturing into a business with even greater mass market potential. Dubbed “Sparcade,” a new mobile app currently in closed beta... Read more
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The Financial Express
Facebook, Blizzard to integrate live video in online gamesBlizzard Entertainment, an American video game developer, to integrate login an
Facebook, Blizzard to integrate live video in online games
The Financial Express / Posted 20 days ago
Blizzard Entertainment, an American video game developer, to integrate login and Facebook Live video streaming into the Battle.net online game service and the Overwatch game. “It’s important to us to provide our players with features and... Read more
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PC Advisor
Cross-console gameplay could be coming to Overwatchopen beta ever, with more than 9.7 million players). There is a regular Overwa
Cross-console gameplay could be coming to Overwatch
PC Advisor / Posted 20 days ago
open beta ever, with more than 9.7 million players). There is a regular Overwatch Edition which is available from Battle.net and costs £29.99. You get early access to 21 heroes. The Overwatch Origins Edition includes the above plus five... Read more
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Canberra Times
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming dealof the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has l
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming deal
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
of the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has long required players use its in-house Battle.net network for social features and accounts. This deal, which will come into effect later this month, will allow... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming dealof the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has l
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming deal
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
of the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has long required players use its in-house Battle.net network for social features and accounts. This deal, which will come into effect later this month, will allow... Read more
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The Age
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming dealof the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has l
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming deal
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
of the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has long required players use its in-house Battle.net network for social features and accounts. This deal, which will come into effect later this month, will allow... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming dealof the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has l
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming deal
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
of the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has long required players use its in-house Battle.net network for social features and accounts. This deal, which will come into effect later this month, will allow... Read more
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WA Today
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming dealof the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has l
Facebook takes on Twitch with video game livestreaming deal
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
of the world's most popular competitive and social multiplayer games, but has long required players use its in-house Battle.net network for social features and accounts. This deal, which will come into effect later this month, will allow... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Facebook Live gears up to fight Amazon and YouTube with new Blizzard dealand World of Warcraft. Later this month, Blizzard will be adding full Facebook
Facebook Live gears up to fight Amazon and YouTube with new Blizzard deal
SiliconANGLE / Posted 21 days ago
and World of Warcraft. Later this month, Blizzard will be adding full Facebook login and Facebook Live integration to its Battle.net game client, which is used to launch all of its games. This will allow players to easily stream their games to... Read more
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Engadget
Blizzard deal lets you stream its games on Facebook LiveAppropriately, the pact introduces Facebook logins to Blizzard's games. You won
Blizzard deal lets you stream its games on Facebook Live
Engadget / Posted 21 days ago
Appropriately, the pact introduces Facebook logins to Blizzard's games. You won't need to create a distinct Battle.net account, in other words -- you can just use your Facebook details to sign up for World of Warcraft or log in to StarCraft II. The... Read more
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Mashable
Facebook Live streaming is coming to Blizzard's gamesPlayers will soon be able to use their Facebook accounts to log in to Blizzard'
Facebook Live streaming is coming to Blizzard's games
Mashable / Posted 21 days ago
Players will soon be able to use their Facebook accounts to log in to Blizzard's games. Players could use this in place of Battle.net, Blizzard's account system. Blizzard is the first game creator to add Facebook Live integration, as the new... Read more
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International Business Times
Blizzard breaks out the banhammer for thousands of Overwatch cheaters already banned more than 1,500 players in China alone on its Chinese customer s
Blizzard breaks out the banhammer for thousands of Overwatch cheaters
International Business Times / Posted 23 days ago
already banned more than 1,500 players in China alone on its Chinese customer support forum. Blizzard has even listed the Battle.net names of every user who has been permanently banned so far to publicly shame the cheating players. "We've... Read more
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PC Advisor
Don't cheat in Overwatch unless you want to get bannedopen beta ever, with more than 9.7 million players). There is a regular Overwa
Don't cheat in Overwatch unless you want to get banned
PC Advisor / Posted 24 days ago
open beta ever, with more than 9.7 million players). There is a regular Overwatch Edition which is available from Battle.net and costs £29.99. You get early access to 21 heroes. The Overwatch Origins Edition includes the above plus five... Read more
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Gamasutra
OVERWATCH® IS A GLOBAL HIT WITH 7 MILLION PLAYERS—AND COUNTINGhas numerous positions currently available—visit http://jobs.blizzard.com for m
OVERWATCH® IS A GLOBAL HIT WITH 7 MILLION PLAYERS—AND COUNTING
Gamasutra / Posted 24 days ago
has numerous positions currently available—visit http://jobs.blizzard.com for more information and to learn how to apply. †Battle.net account required. World of Warcraft ®, Heroes of the Storm ®,StarCraft ® II, and Diablo ® III content available on... Read more
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Business Wire
Overwatch® is a Global Hit with 7 Million Players—and CountingRussian, Korean, Japanese, and traditional and simplified Chinese. Overwatch ha
Overwatch® is a Global Hit with 7 Million Players—and Counting
Business Wire / Posted 25 days ago
Russian, Korean, Japanese, and traditional and simplified Chinese. Overwatch has been rated T for Teen by the ESRB. †Battle.net account required. World of Warcraft®, Heroes of the Storm®,StarCraft® II, and Diablo® III content available on... Read more
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