engadget.com - 10 days ago
Deathmatches are coming to 'Overwatch'
In a new Developer Update video, Kaplan explained that Overwatch will soon be updated with Free-For-All and Team Deathmatch modes.
The objective, like in many other popular FPS franchises, is to notch more kills than your opponents. The core experience sees you go up against seven other players and requires you to reach 20 kills to win. If you don't quite make it but you're in the top four, you'll still receive one win credit against your loot box tally. Team Deathmatch is a similar affair, but it's 6v6 and requires the winner to get 30 kills. Mercy mains will also be pleased to hear that their "Heroes never die!" resurrections will remove kills from enemy tallies, allowing teams with the Swiss medic in their roster to put some distance between them and their rivals. It's all thanks to the popularity of Overwatch's Arcade section, which debuted last year.
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