Overwatch | 2018 New Cosmetics

On January 23rd, not only is Overwatch getting their new map Blizzard World but it’s also getting over 100+ new cosmetics containing new sprays, player icons and skins for all the heroes.

The majority of the new skins showcased are legendary skins themed after characters from other blizzard titles such as Nova Widowmaker and Butcher Roadhog.

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Overwatch | Blizzard World

Alongside Starcraft 2‘s new ladder maps, Overwatch will also be getting a new map on January 23rd.

The Overwatch map, Blizzard World teased back at Blizzcon 2017 is now being release on January 23rd.

Epic fun detected: Welcome to Blizzard World. See your favorite gaming memories come to life in Overwatch’s new hybrid map as you attack and defend the payload across Azeroth, Tristram, the Koprulu Sector, and beyond!

 

Starcraft 2 | 2018, Season 1 Maps

Starting on January 23rd, Starcraft 2‘s ladder will have a total of 7 new maps being added to live matchmaking with 4, 1v1 Maps and one for each other gamemode of 2v2, 3v3 and 4v4. The new maps added are:

  • Abiogenesis LE
  • Acid Plant LE
  • Backwater LE
  • Eastwatch LE
  • Dusty Gorge
  • Snowbound Colony
  • Troizinia LE

The maps can currently be previewed in custom games and you can view each map’s overview in detail by clicking the respective map at https://news.blizzard.com/en-us/starcraft2/21363327/new-ladder-maps-for-season-1-2018

Overwatch | Overwatch League Launch

The Overwatch League starts tomorrow with 3 games and to celebrate it’s launch, Overwatch players that log on anytime before Februray 13th will receive 100 League Tokens which is a new currency for Overwatch that allows players to buy Team Specific Skins for every character. Currently each Skin costs 100 League Tokens, additional League Tokens can be bought with real money.

To celebrate the launch of the league, each player who logs into Overwatch on PC, PlayStation, or Xbox One between now and February 13 will receive 100 free League Tokens—enough to get one Overwatch League team skin of your choice free. Each future team-skin purchase will require 100 League Tokens.

The games happening tomorrow are:

  • San Francisco Shock vs. Los Angeles Valiant
  • Shanghai Dragons vs. Los Angeles Gladiators
  • Dallas Fuel vs. Seoul Dynasty

Hearthstone – 2018 January Ranked Play Season

January, 2018 is Hearthstone’s 46st Ranked Play Season and this month will be rewarding the Frostfire Cardback.


Whomever able to reach Rank 20 in either Standard or Wild Ranked Play modes will earn the Frosftfire Cardback when the January 2018 Ranked Play Season ends.

You earn Ranked Play reward chests based on your highest earned rank over the course of a Ranked Play season. Reward chests may contain seasonal card backs, Arcane Dust, and golden cards, and can be obtained by playing in either Standard or Wild Ranked Play modes. You’ll be awarded one chest per Ranked Play season based on your highest rank between the two modes.

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Don’t forget—the further you move up the Ranked Play ladder, the more bonus stars you’ll receive next season. In Ranked Play, you’ll receive bonus stars based on your performance from the previous season—one bonus star per rank you attained. Please note that even if bonus stars from the previous season get you directly to Rank 20 or above, you still have to log in at least once each Ranked Season to qualify for the card back reward.

Run hot and stay cool in January’s Ranked Play Season, Frostfire Ferocity!

 

Hearthstone – 2017 December Ranked Play Season

December, 2017 is Hearthstone’s 45thrd Ranked Play Season and this month will be rewarding the Catacomber Cardback.


Whomever able to reach Rank 20 in either Standard or Wild Ranked Play modes will earn the Catacomber Cardback when the December 2017 Ranked Play Season ends.

You earn Ranked Play reward chests based on your highest earned rank over the course of a Ranked Play season. Reward chests may contain seasonal card backs, Arcane Dust, and golden cards, and can be obtained by playing in either Standard or Wild Ranked Play modes. You’ll be awarded one chest per Ranked Play season based on your highest rank between the two modes.

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Don’t forget—the further you move up the Ranked Play ladder, the more bonus stars you’ll receive next season. In Ranked Play, you’ll receive bonus stars based on your performance from the previous season—one bonus star per rank you attained. Please note that even if bonus stars from the previous season get you directly to Rank 20 or above, you still have to log in at least once each Ranked Season to qualify for the card back reward.

Gather your party, gear up, and get down into the catacombs during Hearthstone’s December Ranked Play season!

Destiny 2 | Faction Rally

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Destiny 2’s Faction Rally is an event where players who have completed the campaign will be able pledge allegiance to 1 of the 3 factions: Dead Orbit, Future War Cult and New Monarchy at the Tower. You’ll be forced to go and meet with every Faction before pledging allegiance to one and once you have pledged, it can’t be undone.

After pledging allegiance to one of the factions, you’ll be able to obtain their respective Tokens from doing Lost Sectors, Public Events, Crucibles, Strikes and the Raid. You can turn in your 20 tokens to your faction leader to obtain an engram that contains exclusive items including weapons and armor that come only from that faction.

Also note that Faction Rally is also a competition between Factions, after the Faction Rally has ended, whichever Faction that has the most Tokens turned in will win and have their exclusive weapon up for sell to their members for 1,000 Glimmer. Otherwise, players from other factions can buy the weapon for 50,000 Glimmer.