Deathmatch game modes are coming to Overwatch (along with a new map)

Unlike other popular FPS titles such as Quake which emphasizes free-for-all matches, one of the hallmarks of Blizzard’s Overwatch is that it seems to emphasize teamwork. After all this is why in Overwatch, different characters are classed differently, where you have tanks to help absorb damage, healers to help keep the team alive, and offense whose job is to deal damage.However it seems that Blizzard has had a change of heart as in an announcement by the game’s director Jeff Kaplan, Blizzard will be adding a free-for-all as well as team deathmatch modes to the game. Kaplan acknowledges that in the past he had stated that deathmatch mode would be something that would never come to Overwatch, but admits that thanks to the game’s Arcade mode, it has proven to be something of a game changer.According to Kaplan, “The coolest part of the Arcade is that it’s opened up our ability to as developers to introduce game modes to you guys that we wouldn’t normally feel comfortable putting in the quick-play or competitive

Deathmatch game modes are coming to Overwatch (along with a new map)

Overwatch fans might be surprised to hear that the game is getting a mode it was never supposed to have - Deathmatch. In the latest Developer Update, game director Jeff Kaplan announced two ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Techspot

Deathmatches are coming to 'Overwatch'

It's been a pretty big week for Overwatch. First came the introduction of the second annual Summer Games event, then the announcement that two new professional teams are joining ...

Fri 11 Aug 17 from Engadget

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