Blizzard-published iconic multi-player game Overwatch has managed to stay relevant after all this time, and for all the right reasons. The game is playable on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch. With a wide array of playable characters, an interesting concept and stunning gameplay, it is not hard to figure out why this game has achieved so much success.
Another reason behind the game’s popularity is its loyal fanbase, collectively referred to as the “Overwatch Community”. Members of this community discuss the game and give their feedback on publicly accessible forums. These forums are hosted on renowned platforms.
One of the reasons why Overwatch Community stands out among the rest is its members’ realness. It is often said that the Community is packed with members blatantly criticizing the game. Upon being explored, such discussions reveal that the Community actually cares about the game and wants the shortcomings to be fixed so the experience can be enjoyed in its entirety.
Some of the most popular discussion platforms to discuss Overwatch are listed below:
- Blizzard (link: https://eu.forums.blizzard.com/en/overwatch/c/general-discussion or https://us.forums.blizzard.com/en/overwatch/)
- Reddit (link: https://www.reddit.com/r/Overwatch/)
- Gearbox Software (link: https://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/t/overwatch-general-discussion/1446797)
- Steam (link: https://steamcommunity.com/app/730/discussions/0/1640915206470960574/)
- Voodoo Shipping Co. (link: https://www.voodooshipping.net/forum/m/14480460/viewforum/7613151)
Let’s turn our attention to the ongoing discussion topics with respect to the game in question. The discussion topics can center on new features, updates, bugs, gameplay options, troubleshoot queries and resolutions, tutorials and whatnot!
A new game patch that was recently rolled out across all the platforms supporting Overwatch is currently making rounds across the community. The patch in question comes with a number of fixes and improvements based on the players’ feedback and the developers’ insight.
Courtesy of the above-mentioned patch, players will now be able to spot and take advantage of a new gameplay option i.e. High Precision Mouse Input. This option will help in more precise aiming via the mouse’s polling rate. The only catch here is that this aiming can only come into play while the mouse button is either going into the upward or downward direction.
Additionally, some Competitive Play Updates have also made their way into the game. Some of the relevant honorable mentions include details about the 19th season of competitive play that will start from today (7th November). Moreover, it was also stated that moving forward, the Competitive Play seasons will last from the first of every month to the first Thursday of the following month.
Speaking about the latest season that launches today, there will be a total of 12 maps divided into 4 categories: Assault (Hanamura, Temple of Anubis, Volskaya Industries), Hybrid (Hollywood, King’s Row, Eichenwald), Control (Nepal, Lijiang Tower, Busan) and Escort (Dorado, Watchpoint: Gibraltar, Havana).
That’s not all, however, as a number of Workshop and Hero updates, as well as Bug fixes, have also been implemented.
Apart from talking about the latest updates, the community also takes to the platform to voice their concerns regarding technical difficulties affecting the game. A forum that keeps track of all the communication related to the game from Blizzard also exists. Even casual threads dedicated to game emojis have been created by the community.
Therefore, if you are an Overwatch addict, then the best places for you to surf on the internet are the above-mentioned discussion forums. You will be able to communicate with others like you there and offer your two cents regarding the ongoing state of the game. You will also have first-hand access to news updates, game previews, etc. by joining one of the strongest game communities on the web today. So, do not contain your thoughts about the game, express them!