Overwatch Jeff Kaplan

Watchpoint Radio #48: Straight From the Kaplan’s Mouth

Not much going on in Overwatch this week, but thanks to Jeff Kaplan and his Reddit AMA, we got some insight into whats going on in Overwatch. Looks like changes are on the way to Eichenwalde’s first choke point, as well as new skins coming to McCree and Widowmaker. We also learn about the links between Titan’s classes and the characters we now have in Overwatch. Jaa was also disheartened to hear that some character balance changes are not made based on stats, and more on player perception. He thinks that’s dangerous.

Jeff Kaplan’s GDC 2017 keynote was also released, giving us some insight on why the world of Overwatch looks the way it does. We also talk about how the latest Ana and Zenyatta changes on the PTR were reverted within 24 hours, Blizzard handling XP exploiters, more changes in store for Sombra, and more.


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