Blizzcon and the World Cup have come and gone! In Episode 2, Eric and Ashton talk about the big Overwatch announcements--including a brand-new hero and game map.
Episode 2 - Moira, Blizzard World, and the World Cup
Blizzcon and the World Cup have come and gone! In Episode 2, Eric and Ashton talk about the big Overwatch announcements–including a brand-new hero and game map–before diving into the most exciting highlights from the Overwatch World Cup: the tense showdown between the US and South Korea in the quarterfinals; Canada’s Cinderella story, in which they defy all odds and make it to the very end to face off against the reigning champions; and more!
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Episode 2 Show Notes and Format
- Final OWL team names
- Season 7 and Open Division Season 3 Begin - Post
Patch Notes and Balance Changes
- PTR Changes
- Ana damage buffed to 70
- Mercy resurrect time nerfed to 1.75 seconds while slowing 75%
- Mercy’s Ultimate makes cast time nearly instant.
Feature Blizzcon and Overwatch World Cup
- Blizzcon 2017
- Behind the Scenes: “Evolving Overwatch Esports” | Overwatch - YouTube
- What did you think of the arena?
- Introducing Moira - YouTube
- Blizzard World | New Hybrid Map | Overwatch - YouTube
- New, Blizzard-themed skins: Barbarian Zarya, Butcher Roadhog, Immortal Orisa, Bronzebeard Torb, Blackhand Doomfist, and Nova Widowmaker, as well as Crusader Reinhardt, EcoPoint Mei
- Overwatch Animated Short | “Honor and Glory” - YouTube
- World Cup 2017
- Our first look at the new viewer/caster features
- Viewer Stats - esc.watch
- Uniforms, third-person camera, top-down map, replays, etc.
- Quarterfinal highlights
- Semifinal highlights
- The finals - CA vs SK
- Fl0w3r’s (Hwang Yeon-oh, NY Excelsior) Widowmaker on Hanamura
- Mangachu’s (Liam Campbell) Torb pick on Zunba’s (Kim Joon-hyuk, Seoul Dynasty) Dva
- SK wins 4-1 in Overtime on Numbani with just a few meters to spare
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