Overwatch Esports updates to improve viewing experience


Watching Overwatch just got a whole lot easier.

Blizzard today detailed new Overwatch Esports updates that will improve the experiences of viewers.

Changes include team uniforms and team colour palettes, a top-down interactive map, third-person smart camera, kill feed replays, an automated tournament interface and auto-pauses during disconnects.

These changes will be implemented in time for the Overwatch World Cup, broadcast from BlizzCon.

Blizzard advised that more details of these changes will be shared in the coming days.

The news comes at the same time the Los Angeles, Boston and Seoul Overwatch League teams announced their official names. They’re as follows:

  • Los Angeles Valiant
  • Boston Uprising
  • Seoul Dynasty

Overwatch is available now on Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4.