Overwatch 2 is about to be announced in full at BlizzCon 2019, but for now the sequel to Blizzard's first-person shooter is shrouded in a lot of mystery.
The first step toward removing randomized loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions in games could be on its way.
Off Topic: This Apex Legends player spends $500 on loot boxes just as the FTC updates plans to investigate them
An Apex Legends player spent $500 on the game's loot boxes, and the Federal Trade Commission just announced its plans to further its investigation into the popular monetization model.
Nexomania is in full swing in Heroes of the Storm, and just a few short days after the event's launch, Blizzard Entertainment is changing how the event's loot works.
Blizzard, beware: The Belgian Gaming Commission has ruled that loot boxes in FIFA 18, Counter Strike: Global Offensive, and Overwatch meet the qualifications to be considered gambling.
Apple released some iOS app store rule updates last week, including an in-app purchase change applicable to Hearthstone. According to the new rules, "Apps offering “loot boxes” or other mechanisms that provide randomized virtual items for purchase must disclose the odds of receiving each type of item to customers prior to purchase." This means items like Hearthstone's card packs must now have their drop rates listed on the app.
Overwatch's Winter Wonderland event brings a host of holiday goodies, including seven new skins and four new victory poses for players to unlock.
YouTube duo Taliesin and Evitel had an opportunity to interview World of Warcraft producers Ray Cobo and Shani Edwards during BlizzCon 2017, focusing upon the newly announced Battle for Azeroth.