Blizzard Entertainment renames Overwatch hero McCree as Cole Cassidy. This renaming is happening due to McCree's namesake being fired from the studio following information that surfaced as a result of the ongoing lawsuit against Activision Blizzard.
Overwatch announced that they're changing the name of the gunslinger McCree after his namesake was fired from Blizzard in the aftermath of a workplace discrimination lawsuit against the company. It also announced it will no longer be naming in-game characters after real people.
In a livestream about Overwatch 2, Blizzard Entertainment developers have announced that Overwatch 2 will move the game's PvP to 5v5 due to the issues that having multiple tank heroes creates. Here's what you need to know.
Today, Blizzard Entertainment has announced that its Overwatch Director, Jeff Kaplan, is leaving the company after 19 storied years. Aaron Keller has been announced as taking Kaplan's place as Overwatch Director.
During a conference call accompanying its Q4 2020 financial results, Activision Blizzard confirmed that Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 won't release in 2021. These games were first revealed back at BlizzCon 2019.