There is at least one Overwatch pro who enjoys the character Mercy, even with her many controversial makeovers. Mikias “Snow” Yohannes, support player for Boston Uprising, stands by the controversial healer. “I think I would be the only support player that will tell you I actually enjoy playing Mercy,” he told Compete. What’s more, all of the updates to how she plays haven’t changed his feelings. “I think change is good,” Snow went on. “I’ve always played a lot of Mercy.
The Blizzard Arena stage has a massive light-up halo on the ceiling that serves as a progress bar for Overwatch objectives. As a team captures a point, the halo fills up with that team's colours. It's an impressive illustration of who's winning. And it's all manual. Or so I've been told. The Blizzard Arena halo fills with golden light as Seoul Dynasty maintains their hold.
The Blizzard Arena has a slick setup for in-person Overwatch League spectators, featuring screens with the faces of all six players throughout every match, underneath larger screens of their hero lineup. You can’t get that on the Twitch stream, nor can you hear the crowd scream “USA! USA!” whenever Seoul Dynasty makes a mistake.
@ShawnRyan22 where did i say anyone was evil or a bad person for doing this? that isn't how i view the world. secondly, are you saying that being angry means people suddenly say slurs or specific phrases to put down a marginalized group, that they would not otherwise think or say?
hot esports tip here folks. stuff you say when you're angry in the heat of the moment also turns out to be what you actually felt, given that you were the person who thought it and said it. if you don't want bigoted insults to "slip out," stop thinking them the rest of the time.
also discussion in here of support roles being generally underappreciated, the power struggle over whether blizzard listens to pro feedback too much or too little, and meditative thoughts from Snow on how change is good. will be fun to see these guys play seoul in a couple hours!
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