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Overwatch 2’s Sombra rework includes hack changes and new abilities

It’s all change for Sombra going into Overwatch 2, and whilst her hack will be nerfed a bit, the other changes seem pretty well thought through. Blizzard Entertainment has revealed what new changes it will be making to Sombra in Overwatch 2 as it starts to lift the lid on some of the changes it’ll be making to the game’s established heroes going forward. If you can ignore the on-going, all-consuming its sexual harrassment and discrimination lawsuit against Activision Blizzard at the moment, you may be excited to learn that Sombra is getting some changes when the next game launches….

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Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan has departed Blizzard

By Stephany Nunneley 20 April 2021 19:52 GMT Overwatch director Jeff Kalpan has left Blizzard after 19 years with the company. Blizzard announced Kaplan’s departure today. Founding member of the Overwatch team, Aaron Keller, will be stepping in as the game’s new director. Watch on YouTube“Aaron has been a critical part of the Overwatch team and a key driver in creating the vision for the game,” said Blizzard. “He helped create Overwatch as an original member of the team, and as an 18-year veteran at Blizzard, he has worked side-by-side with Jeff for a long time, not only in building…

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Overwatch 2 features “hundreds” of Hero Missions, character dialogues, updated hero looks, dynamic maps, more

Blizzard has provided more information on Overwatch 2 as promised.Plenty of Overwatch 2 information was dropped yesterday after the BlizzConline 2021 opening ceremony in a separate segment.In it, the Overwatch 2 team provides a first look at some new locations players will travel to in the upcoming sequel, including Rome, which is the setting for a map in the new Push mode, and the New York City of Overwatch’s future Earth.You are also given a look at the evolving new looks for heroes from the original Overwatch, including McCree, Pharah, Reaper, and Widowmaker. Expect some to look a bit techier,…

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Here’s what to expect from BlizzCon 2021 on February 19 and 20

Sounds like the usual mix of game updates, Q&As and community goodness, without being packed into a convention centre.Blizzard has shared a bit more about what this year’s BlizzCon – sorry, BlizzConline – is going to look like.Folks can tune in to watch the show entirely free on February 19 and 20 to see what the firm has been cooking up behind the scenes. Blizzard promises reveals from its various development teams, as well as opportunities for the community to ask their burning questions. There are six different channels that viewers can check out, but don’t worry – this will…