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Guy's Girlfriend Cries out Overwatch Character's Name in the Heat of Passion, and He Made the Mistake of Asking the Internet about It

Poor dude is in over his head here. I mean, can you really compete with McCree? You'll see that people are quick to point out Jesse is the first name of McCree in Overwatch. How the heck is he going to walk this one off? It's Hiiigh Noon, indeed.

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An era has come to a close folks, as we part ways with 'Battle.net' a name that's been around for the platform since 1996. The full memo from Blizzard reads:

We’re going to be transitioning away from using the Battle.net name for our gaming service and the functionality connected to it. Battle.net technology will continue to serve as the central nervous system for Blizzard games—nothing is changing in that regard. We’ll just be referring to it as Blizzard tech instead. You’ve already seen this recently with things like “Blizzard Streaming” and “Blizzard Voice,” and more changes are on the way.

When we created Battle.net, the idea of including a tailored online-gaming service together with your game was more of a novel concept, so we put a lot of focus on explaining what the service was and how it worked, including giving it a distinct name. Over time, though, we’ve seen that there’s been occasional confusion and inefficiencies related to having two separate identities under which everything falls—Blizzard and Battle.net. Given that built-in multiplayer support is a well-understood concept and more of a normal expectation these days, there isn’t as much of a need to maintain a separate identity for what is essentially our networking technology.

We just wanted to make sure everyone was aware as we moved forward with this change over the next several months; we’ll provide any relevant updates as the transition progresses.