Overwatch Hero Pools have been dropped from Competitive Play

In January, Blizzard announced that a form of hero bans was being added to Overwatch—but instead of letting players select who to leave out on a per-match basis, they’d be sidelined through “Hero Pools” selected by Blizzard on a weekly basis. A few...

Overwatch Hero Pools are being dropped for most players

In January, Blizzard announced the addition of “Hero Pools” to Overwatch Competitive Play, which is essentially a ban system—except that instead of players selecting characters for exclusion at the start of each match, Blizzard would pick them on a weekly...