Connect with us


Overwatch Blizzard World map release date revealed

Blizzard has announced the Blizzard World map for Overwatch will go live in January 23rd. It’s an amusement park style map celebrating the developers various franchises.




Blizzard has announced the Blizzard World map for Overwatch will go live in January 23rd.

It was first announced back at BlizzCon 2017, and is a hall of fame style map tipping its hat to Blizzard’s other franchises – including the likes of Hearthstone and World of Warcraft.

It lets players loose in a kind of theme park filled with themed areas and amusements, perfect for sightseeing and socialising, check it out:


It’s a sumptuous celebration of Blizzard’s accomplishments, wrapped up in one of the best competitive shooters in recent years. Relive your memories of Azaroth while playing in a map which is part-assault and part-payload.

The official description reads: “See your favorite gaming memories come to life in Overwatch’s new hybrid map as you attack and defend the payload across Azeroth, Tristram, the Koprulu Sector, and beyond!”

The official Blizzard Twitter is actually distributing tickets for the theme park, just to give you the feeling that you are actually going to a real amusement park.

The map has been playable on PTR since 2017, but now it’s moved to the main game, PS4 and Xbox One players will h ave a chance to jump in.

Overwatch is currently in the first season of its Overwatch League – streamed exclusively on Twitch, which they acquired for $90 million.

Want more neat stuff?

If you want to keep abreast of the latest news, features, reviews, guides, and sales, we can send all our latest articles and great content straight to your inbox. You know, collated together, once or twice a week, in a newsletter. We wouldn't send them one at a time – that would be weird and annoying!

Recommended for you

Josh is a freelance writer. You’ll find him banging on about the vertices between games and film and music and poetry and books, but don’t let that put you off. He likes games. He likes writing. He also gets the biscuits in.


Latest from Thumbsticks