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Overwatch dev calls for mouse and keyboard ban or full support on consoles

Overwatch dev calls for mouse and keyboard ban or full support on consoles

Eric Frederiksen

The vast majority of PlayStation and Xbox gamers play with first-party controllers made by Microsoft and Sony or officially-licensed versions from other providers. If you’re willing to tangle with the sometimes squirrely setup, though, you can get a mouse and keyboard connected by way of converters and play games with those. It’s a neat idea, and it surely makes some single-player games...

[UPDATED] Blizzard hit with another DDoS attack - Overwatch, WoW, Hearthstone and more down

[UPDATED] Blizzard hit with another DDoS attack - Overwatch, WoW, Hearthstone and more down

Joey Davidson

If you’re reading this post on September 18, 2016, there is a new DDoS. Update (10:40am ET): The issues, according to Blizzard, have been resolved. I can also confirm that I can personally connect to Battle.net and log into Overwatch without issue. The technical issues we were experiencing earlier have been resolved. Apologies for the inconvenience!— Blizzard CS - The Americas (@...

Blizzard wants World of Warcraft legacy servers, they just can't make them happen

Blizzard wants World of Warcraft legacy servers, they just can't make them happen

Ron Duwell

Blizzard found itself in a bit of a bad PR storm earlier this year when it forced fan-run World of Warcraft legacy server Nostralius to shut down. As always, there were two sides to the argument, and while the runners were technically running pirated software, Blizzard pushed them in the move by not supporting a classic "legacy" World of Warcraft server and leaving no outlets for those...