Blizzard Launches Overwatch Discipline Tracker for Players

first_imgStay on target Overwatch is keeping an eye on rule-breaking players with a new disciplinary initiative.On Friday, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., the company that developed Overwatch, announced a new discipline tracker for pros in a press release.Starting next year, Overwatch League will keep track of a list of players who are disciplined for disobeying the Overwatch League rules of competition and code of conduct. According to Blizzard, seven Overwatch players were already penalized for their misconduct.When players join the Overwatch League,  the league office reviews their conduct record, and will discipline those that break the rules. The league will review each case individually, and key factors for discipline level include the time and severity of the violations.Blizzard published the names of disciplined players in the press release. Infractions and actions taken were also listed, including game suspensions for account boosting and fines for account sharing.The list didn’t include players who are not under contract with an Overwatch League team and might receive fines or suspensions if they return to the league. Blizzard said players who previously served penalties while playing in Contenders (high-level Overwatch tournaments) are usually not subject to additional discipline when they join the Overwatch League.Blizzard said Overwatch League will continue to monitor player misconduct and take disciplinary action as needed.More on Geek.com:5 Reasons to Stick With ‘Overwatch’Players Discover a Weird Glitch in ‘Overwatch’s’ Oasis MapLego Overwatch Sets Leak on Target App ‘Overwatch’ Coming to Nintendo Switch… In Case FormLego Adds Two More ‘Overwatch’ Sets: Wrecking Ball and Junke… last_img read more