Major Changes Coming To Overwatch eSports

With the eighth season of competitive Overwatch soon to begin next year, Blizzard is very focused on continuing to improve the matches making sure it is fun to watch for the viewers and that matchmaking is on point so players of the same skill are playing against each other.

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The changes will include a new matchmaking system that takes into account the difference between the highest ranked player on the team and the lowest ranked player on the team. With the other change affecting only the very best and most dedicated Overwatch players in the Diamon, Master and Grandmaster tier which will take a higher emphasis on wins rather than on kills, assists and other stats as right now there is a bit of an awkward situation where players forced to ‘do it for the stats’ instead of doing what will be more likely to win them the game which at the end of the day is more important.

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