Watchpoint Radio #58: To The Moon!

After a tease early this week, the PTR has delivered us a new map and character balance. Soon heroes will be able to return to the Horizon Lunar Colony — a place we’ve only heard about in Winston’s lore. Lots of people were excited for this map, but Jaa isn’t so sure it’s a great map for Overwatch. Major character balance is on the way, with Reaper changing the way he heals himself, McCree getting a much needed buff to Deadeye, and Roadhog getting nerfed AGAIN. Other than that, not much happening this week.

We did find out that Rein is having a little trouble with latency in his attacks, causing trouble that may cause him to die when he should live. We also discuss Jeff Kaplan saying he wishes he never put rewards into competitive mode. To Jaa’s surprise, it turns out Mikey is only in competitive for the rewards. Finally we discuss some datamining that could give us a hint of what event comes next. All this and more on this episode of Watchpoint Radio!


Jarret is Executive Director as well as one of the founding members of Mash Those Buttons. He plays all types of games, but tends to lean more toward FPS, Stealth, and Racing Games. Currently too involved in Overwatch.

Mikey has been living in a country town all his life, and can not wait to break free of the small town enviroment. He is currently working on his Bachelors degree in Computer Information Systems, and works part time for the University. Mikey has been growing up with games in his life since the time he was able to hold a controller. Mikey's favorite thing about video games are the stories that are told through them. To him there is nothing like a tightly woven story where he can escape his re