Overwatch Developer Update- Kaplan Goes Over Future Plans For Competitive Open Queue
The current global pandemic and the resulting quarantine in many areas has not prevented the Overwatch team from keeping players informed of the game and the changes to come. Lead designer Jeff Kaplan has just released another home-recorded video, which mainly showcases upcoming changes to the competitive open-queue game mode.
In typical competitive games these days, the queue of roles is very present. As such, each team is enclosed in a 2-2-2 composition (which means 2 tanks, 2 healers and 2 DPS on each team), but this has not always been the case. Players have taken note of the competitive mode inherited from the open queue that had recently become available among other arcade game modes.Overwatch Developer Update- Kaplan Goes Over Future Plans For Competitive Open QueueThe summer and fall months are usually when video game companies plan major events, such as E3. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events are canceled. Some are finding other ways to bring information to players, while others plan to open doors to the event in 2021.
The Tokyo Game Show is the last event to announce its intention to cancel their 2020 event. The Association of Computer Entertainment Providers (CESA) issued a press release in English and Japanese announcing the cancellation of TGS 2020. However , it concerns the physical event.