Overwatch Rundown!

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Overwatch Rundown!

For this month's game rundown, we are highlighting Overwatch. Game Rundowns provide an in-depth overview of what the game has achieved, and what else they have in store for the future. This is a new article that Media Team will be producing monthly. The topics that will be discussed include; Upcoming events, update notes, and important announcements made by Overwatch in the past few months. All of this will be followed by interviews with the Overwatch Leadership team themselves.


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Discord overhaul
All of the art has been redone / role badges
The server has been restructured
Transitioned away from darker color into a more vibrant scheme
Added new channels
redone LFG channels, voice section, and a new donator voice channel
removed all quickplay and competitive channels
roles have been updated to better reflect our special teams
Calendar (soon™)

You can read more about the changes that happened HERE.


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@gabby
What are some of the long-term goals/plans your game is hoping to accomplish in the future?
  • Grow player base, hopefully 2k discord members by new years. Currently around 1750.
  • New community Manager
  • Adapting to transitioning management
Are there any large events your game is planning? (If not) What events would you like to hope to organize in the future?
  • PUGS(pick up games)(Scrims) 20-30 per week)
  • MiniGames
  • 1vs1 2vs2 tournaments
Anything at all you would like to add?
  • Once classes started, player base dropped off :(
  • Join the discord regardless if you own the game!
  • Cozy lounge is more than welcoming to new members!

@Buster
What are some of the long-term goals/plans your game is hoping to accomplish in the future?
  • Planning for the server to be one of the top OW Discord servers
  • Advertising through recruitment team by BT
  • Cross-server chatter
  • Laborious task: Attempting to create dedicated minigame servers (promotion of eGO through game servers) to grow player base
Are there any large events your game is planning? (If not) What events would you like to hope to organize in the future?
  • Competitive tournaments
  • New style casual events (Separate from scrims)
  • An event survey for the server is an open idea to gather feedback
    • Discord is very open to new ideas from all players, not just LE’s
Anything at all you would like to add?
  • heidi smells like Baka
  • Discord server is not just dedicated only to OW
  • Channels are open for other games and chatting

@Star
What are some of the long-term goals/plans your game is hoping to accomplish in the future?
  • Hit 5k total members(short term 2-3 years, long term 4-5 years)
  • 24/7 eGO servers (Dedicated Servers)
Are there any large events your game is planning?
  • Large scale tier 3 tournament (next year or so)
  • Expand advertisements
  • Move up to a new Overwatch 2 server
What smaller-scale events would you like to hope to organize in the future?
  • Small scale tournaments
  • Weekly events
Anything at all you would like to add?
  • no response

@Wahtur
What are some long term goals/plans your game is hoping to accomplish in the future?
  • Growing the community
  • Improving/increasing member retention
Are there any large events your game is planning?
  • Lucio surf event
  • A tournament taking place a month or two after the Lucio event
Anything else you would like to add?
  • N/A

@b t
What are some long term goals/plans your game is hoping to accomplish in the future?
  • Keeping the discord member count growing.
  • Currently at 1,700 members hoping to get to 2,000 before the end of the year.
  • Supporting the LE team, especially Star in his new position.
  • Star has been incredible with stepping into a CM role and adapting quickly.
  • Building a pg-13 environment.
  • Pushing admins to create a peaceful and friendly place.
Are there any large events your game is planning?
  • Says EC’s (Wahtur and Edisch) are working on some amazing projects right now.
  • There might be something up sooner than expected.
  • Wants to have another Overwatch day soon.
  • Giving prizes away for events in hopes people come out.
Anything else you would like to add?
  • Extremely happy and proud of the team he has been working with.
  • Grateful for the community that has been built & the memories made through 2021.
  • EdgeGamers is not just a place to play video games, but a community to make long lasting friendships.
  • Wanted to thank the Media Team for creating this article. (<3)
  • Gaming.

@EDisch222
What are some long term goals/plans your game is hoping to accomplish in the future?
  • Reaching 2k Discord members.
  • Get Discord partnered.
  • Host more large scale events.
  • Recruit for all specialty teams.
Are there any large events your game is planning?
  • Hosting one in December, details aren’t completely flushed yet.
Anything else you would like to add?
  • The team is doing a lot of work and Edisch appreciates everything the managers do.


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https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/374722/
EdgeGamers Overwatch Experimental Card Tournament Team! Sign-ups are due on the 8th and there are 7-slots available on the team.

https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/374450/
Overwatch is reinstating their bi-weekly meetings, with one that took place on November 30th! These are open to all members, especially those with questions!

https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/373731/
Some important Leadership changes took place in late October, which brought some great changes to the Overwatch Leadership team!

https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/373249/
A 1v1 tournament was held! Find out who is the best of the best in this (already held) tournament, prizes included!

https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/373211/
No good community can go without meetings! Some spooky announcements were given out.

https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/372763/
October 3rd was the first annual anniversary of the Overwatch Discord! With over 1.6 thousand members, tons of staff, and an active player base, we couldn't be more proud. With that came announcements of both an overhaul and some deserved promotions!

https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/371713/
Happy September! The school (and work) season is back in full swing so let's give some hard-working people some deserved promotions!

https://www.edgegamers.com/threads/371688/
Grab your trusty team and Beat *clap* That *clap* Leadership! Winners got the On Fire award on the Overwatch Discord!


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PUGs 12/1/21 -- TODAY AT: PST: 3:00 PM | CST: 6:00 PM | EST: 7:00 PM
Hide N Seek 12/10/21 -- Time TBD



What eGO supported game/team would you like us to highlight next?
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Credits
Writer:
@Katiee @Thorium @Martin @Snowy | Art: @heidi | Interviewers: @JUULGOD27 @whnheaven | Contributors: @EDisch222 @Wahtur @gabby @Star @b t @Buster
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