Watchpoint Radio #60: It’s Been a Good Year

The Overwatch Anniversary is officially over, and now it’s time to move forward with Year 2 of Overwatch. Before that, however, we take a look back over the last year of Overwatch. Big changes, events, animated shorts, new characters, Overwatch League, and more. We also talk about what we’d like to see in the upcoming Year of Overwatch.

We get into some changes that we should be coming up soon. Tweaks are being made to Mystery Hero, and leavers will start to get perma-banned if their behavior continues. Additionally, Reinhardts hammer is finally getting fixed, just as we find out that Mercy has some bugs of her own. The #1 DPS in Overwatch has been banned for throwing, and Jaa has some important information about when you can leave a competitive match. This episode is a long one because it turns out that when you cover an entire year of an active game, it can take a while.


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

IT System Engineer by day, avid gamer by night! Bob has been gaming his entire life and first started standing on a chair playing the arcade version of Super Mario Bros. Now he plays all kinds of games but focuses mainly on Overwatch.