The closed beta for Overwatch got a significant update this week that adds a bunch of new character skins, a new map based off of legendary highway Route 66.
As well as all this, Blizzard also added Hearthstone style weekly brawls. These weekly brawls work fairly similarly to the ones in Hearthstone, as they are a set of rotating game types that have “a set of unique (and sometimes crazy) rules”.
Blizzard described these as, “in one Weekly Brawl, you’ll only be able to play Soldier: 76, while in another Weekly Brawl, a random hero will be selected for you each time you respawn. Other Weekly Brawls will restrict you to Support heroes only, or Tank heroes only, or Defense heroes only…”
Further according to Blizzard, the new gameplay option is “a work in progress and something we consider more of an experiment for now”. At the moment, they are doing tests by rotating game modes on a daily basis.
One of the first brawls was named “Super Shimada Bros”, which limits you to Genji and Hanzo but has faster cooldowns for abilities and slower cooldowns for ultimates.
Fingers crossed that the brawl is in the main game, they sound rather interesting and remain one of the more interesting modes in Hearthstone.
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