Epic fun detected: Welcome to Blizzard World.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!themed around a theme-park designed around all of Blizzard's games.
The payload carries a glass case with a randomized Blizzard IP-related item in it. Defenders on the map start in the Heroes of the Storm Arcade, while attackers spawn in the Hearthstone Tavern. The first payload moves from the Warcraft-themed to the StarCraft themed areas. Once secure, it then moves on to the Diablo-themed area, with the end point as the Throne of the Skeleton King.
- Heroes of the Storm Arcade
- Hearthstone Tavern
- Props and art
- Blizzard World was announced on November 3, 2017 at BlizzCon and was added to the PTR on November 20, 2017.
- Addressing the observation that there is no Overwatch section of the park, Blizzard revealed that its company does exist within the game's world, but that they did not produce the Overwatch game.
- Heroes received Blizzard franchise-themed skins when the map released. These skins are not exclusive to any event, and can be found in normal Loot Boxes.
- Inside the arcade, there is a list of high scores for Murky Skeeball. The listings in intials go as follows:
- Playing Sombra on defense first spawn when approaching the arcade machines will cause them to be hacked and have them give her 9999 points.
|Maps in Overwatch|
|Assault||Hanamura (Winter) •• Horizon Lunar Colony •• Temple of Anubis •• Volskaya Industries|
|Escort||Dorado •• Junkertown •• Rialto •• Route 66 •• Watchpoint: Gibraltar|
|Hybrid||Blizzard World (Winter) •• Eichenwalde (Halloween) •• Hollywood (Halloween) •• King's Row (Winter) •• Numbani|
|Control||Busan •• Ilios •• Lijiang Tower (Lunar) •• Nepal •• Oasis|
|Arcade||Arena||Black Forest (Winter) •• Castillo •• Ecopoint: Antarctica (Winter) •• Necropolis|
|CtF||Ayutthaya •• Ilios Lighthouse | Well | Ruins •• Lijiang Night Market | Garden | Control Center •• Nepal Village | Shrine | Sanctum •• Oasis City Center | Gardens | University|
|Deathmatch||Château Guillard (Halloween) •• Petra|
|Event||Lúcioball||Busan Stadium •• Estádio das Rãs •• Sydney Harbour Arena|
|Other||Adlersbrunn •• Lijiang Tower (CtR) •• King's Row (Uprising) •• Rialto (Retribution)|