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Dafran denies that he will be joining the Overwatch League

Published: 25/Sep/2018 15:56

by Joe O'Brien


The saga of Daniel ‘Dafran’ Francesca’s professional Overwatch continues, as he now denies that he’ll be joining the Overwatch League.

The popular Overwatch streamer and former pro player was thrust back into the competitive spotlight recently when rumors began surfacing that he would be joining the Overwatch League for Season Two.

Most prominent among those making the claim is Michael ‘mykL’ Padilla, another Overwatch content creator and former pro player. MykL reported that Dafran is set to join the new Atlanta franchise, and most recently announced that his addition to the league had been approved by Blizzard.

Dafran himself initially added weight to the reports by stating on his stream that he “might join Overwatch League”, and that he would update his followers when he had more news. More recently, however, he seems to have turned heel on the topic.

After being congratulated on the move by a viewer in Twitch chat during a recent stream, Dafran replied “you guys really think I was gonna fucking join Overwatch League? You guys really fucking thing that? You fucking dumbasses.”

Dafran went on to state “that’s all I’m gonna say”, although he did add a shout-out to mykL, saying “you have been a great piece of the puzzle, thank you mykL. My little pawn.”

The reply is more in line with Dafran’s original statement regarding his professional future after being suspended in July 2017, in which he wrote that he did not enjoy playing professionally and did not want to do in the future.

That statement was made over a year ago, however, and before the success of the Overwatch League, leaving plenty of time for a change in heart. So far, most expansion teams have yet to make any roster announcements at all, so fans of Dafran will likely have to wait for official confirmation as to whether he will be appearing in the league.


Incredible Overwatch custom game lets you drive a ‘Lamborghini’

Published: 22/Jan/2021 5:21 Updated: 22/Jan/2021 5:34

by Brad Norton


An Overwatch racing game might not be all too far off now as a stylish new Workshop mode places heroes behind the wheel, allowing you to drive through any given map.

Driving a car is now possible in Overwatch thanks to the power of the Workshop. Players have modded their own custom vehicle into existence, allowing you to take it for a spin and drift through the game.

It’s not a simple trick that lets your hero move faster than usual. It’s a proper vehicle design that you can take control of and drive around. 

In fact, it’s modeled after the Lamborghini Aventador SV, giving you some style and some speed as you cruise through the world of Overwatch.

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Ever wanted to drive a Lambo? Now you can… in Overwatch.

“I’ve turned Overwatch into a Streetwatch,” GraczCourier’s Gaming revealed on January 21. While it might look a little different to what you had in mind, it functions better than perhaps any Workshop vehicle to date.

A collection of pipes and electricity effects bring the template of the car to life. Players have complete control over the direction of the Lambo, along with its speed as well.

You can drift around corners, activate nitrous, and even change the radio station while you’re in the driver’s seat. Not only that, but the custom mode appears to work across every map in the game.

This means you can boost through Hanamura, take in the sights of Blizzard World, or jet around London on King’s Row. Handling looks to be extremely precise as an accompanying video showcased just what’s possible with the Aventador in Overwatch.

While it’s a blast to drive around, there’s a unique challenge to it as well. How fast can you get through your favorite map? How long can you drift in one attempt? You and your teammates can put it all to the test.

The flashy Workshop mode is available for anyone to check out in-game now. Try it out for yourself with the following Workshop code: 4XQP4