Overwatch League Fans Can Now View Official Stats for the Inaugural Season - Dexerto

Overwatch League Fans Can Now View Official Stats for the Inaugural Season

Published: 7/Jun/2018 3:27 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:04

by Joe O'Brien


The Overwatch League stats page is now online for fans to view.

Fans can now see a full table of basic stats for all players in the league – kills, deaths, damage, healing – and sort by category to see how players rank in each.

In addition to the full table of stats, a more detailed view is also available of each player, including the pick rates of their most popular heroes.

A lack of stats for third parties has been one of the bigger criticisms of the state of Overwatch as an esport. Third party sites like Winston’s Lab have done a good job of compiling statistics, but without access to the Overwatch API it’s an imperfect system.

Blizzard has access to advanced statistics throughout the league, as evidenced by the stats they frequently show on the broadcast. Until now, however, viewers outside of the league have been unable to see the full range of stats.

A tab for the feature has existed on the Overwatch League website since its launch, but it’s taken until the fourth and final stage of the regular season for the numbers to actually become available.

Blizzard reportedly plans to expand the functionality of the statistics page, eventually hoping to include more advanced features like player comparisons and leaderboards.

The Overwatch League statistics page can be found here.


Genius Overwatch trick lets Mercy escape fights on Numbani

Published: 24/Nov/2020 2:51 Updated: 24/Nov/2020 3:55

by Brad Norton


Mercy has a new path to safety on Numbani thanks to an extremely clever Overwatch trick that lets her glide away from intense teamfights.

If you’re ever stuck in a pickle as Mercy, you can always fall back on her Guardian Angel ability to get you out of trouble. Moving from one spot to another in the blink of an eye can easily keep you alive when things are looking grim.

Angelic Descent also comes in handy, enabling Mercy as one of the more mobile Supports in the game. Her kit might be limited in terms of offensive output. However, she can move through the air like no other hero. It turns out her movement abilities might even be more useful than you’d first think.

A genius new spot on the first point of Numbani can have you gliding to safety in no time at all. Here’s what you need to know so you can execute it for yourself.

Overwatch Numbani gameplay
Directly behind the Payload is where you want to line up for this unique trick.

If you’re positioned towards the back of the first capture point, you might be familiar with the often-deadly drop. It can be all too easy to get booped and fall to your death in this position. Whether it’s a Lucio flying overhead or a Wrecking Ball crashing into your team, you’ve likely experienced some pain in this location.

However, playing near this spot is worth the risk for this particular reward with Mercy. A simple tree beyond the railing is actually the perfect distance to jump right into. Once wedged between the branches, you can quickly walk forward and navigate up the front of the tree.

While you might think there’s nowhere to go from here, Mercy’s Angelic Descent completely changes the game. With a perfectly timed jump, you can slowly glide around the corner. This lets you rotate all the way behind the first point and land safely next to the street.

There’s a Mega health pack waiting for you upon landing as well. Just in case you get tagged up while making your escape.

First Point Escape Option |Numbani| For anyone who didn’t know you could do this as Mercy from Overwatch

It might not come in handy for every team fight, but if things are looking dire, it could be the perfect way to get out with your life.

Not feeding the enemy team is often just as important as building your own Ultimates. So keep this unique trick in mind the next time Numbani appears in rotation. It’s just another next-level tactic for Support mains to have at the ready.