There are a lot of options and settings available in Overwatch. You can configure these settings however you want to suit your needs. However, there are a few settings that we think you should know which can help improve your performance in competitive plays. In fact, most pro players will have these settings applied for best game-play experience and some advantages.
Sound: Dolby Atmos For Headphones – Footsteps!
If you use a headphone, you definitely should enable the “Dolby Atmos For Heaphones” setting which can be found in Options > Sound. When this option is enabled, the audio in Overwatch will be rendered by Dolby Atmos surround sound technology. It allows you to better hear the sounds from the surroundings in the game. It is especially useful when it comes to hearing footstep of your enemies when they are close to you and knowing where they come from. You can read more about this technology here.
The 3v3 Competitive Elimination is a seasonal Arcade Mode in Overwatch. It is similar to that of the casual 3v3 Elimination. The competitive mode gives players a rank (SR) and reward players with competitive point in the end of the season. This guide shows a list of the top picks and probably the best performed heroes in 3v3 Competitive Elimination mode.
No 1: Roadhog
Roadhog is definitely the best pick here due to his extremely powerful and short cooldown self heal ability. In most 3v3 elimination matches, Roadhog is always the last man standing and in some cases he can actually win a 1v2 or even 1v3 fights.
Yes, she is still very much viable in the ladder now after her matrix buff recently. During the double shield meta back then, DVa is nearly abandoned in high rank games as she is so much at a disadvantage compared to off tanks with shield like Sigma. In this guide, we will show you several abilities and strategy tips on how to play DVa effectively in competitive matches.
Which main tank D.Va works best with?
As classic dive comp, even for the meta now, DVa and Winston combo can still see some plays. This dive comp also works best with diving DPS such as Genji and Tracer.
People who are new to Roadhog would usually at the very beginning struggle to make one shot kill happen with his hook combo. Seeing so many other hogs able to do that, but you just can’t do it. Well, there are some tricks that you need to know about the hook one shot kill combo and what the pros usually do before and during the hook that make the kills easy.
Roadhog’s one shot combos
Below are the 3 most common ways of executing Roadhog’s one shot combo:
Shoot once + Hook + Headshot + Melee
Hook + Walk a step forward to your target + Headshot + Melee
Hook + Upon contact pull downward + Headshot + Melee
Reinhardt has been and is still the most popular main tank in Overwatch competitive plays. Reinhardt is an easy tank to start with as a newbie, but it’s also difficult to actually master it and be useful with it. Rein has been always useful regardless of ranks and meta in history of Overwatch. It is definitely a great choice to climb the tank’s ladder.
In this guide, we will show you several tips on how to improve and be effective as a Reinhardt in competitive matches.
McCree, to be frank, requires good aiming and tracking skills to be effective. Tracking skill is important for all other DPS heroes but not as impactful as McCree’s. Unlike other easier DPS heroes like Reaper, as a McCree, you will need absolute accuracy to actually hit the target. Tracking skill is not the only factor to determine how good you are as a McCree; Positioning, target priorities, Flashbang’s and Deadeye’s timing are all as important to be a good McCree player.
In most cases, you should be behind your tank’s shields while dealing damages to the enemy team. Depending on your team’s plan, if your team is looking to break shields and have a shield fight, you will have to be with your team and behind your tanks while pushing the enemy team or picking kills.
Soldier 76 is probably the most common and easiest to use hero for every beginner in Overwatch due to his similarity as a first person shooter character in other FPS games. Soldier 76 is also the starting hero everyone uses in the training mode in Overwatch. He is easy to use but not as easy to master.
Doomfist is one of the few flanking type of DPS heroes in the game that does damages in close-range combat. As a Doomfist, you will have to flank your enemy team with surprise moves and exit the fight once you pick a kill or two. Here are some tips on how to use his abilities to combo an enemy player to death and things you need to know to be a better DF.
Moira is one of the few main healers in Overwatch. She has the highest pick rate in competitive matches due to her easiness to play and the huge contributions she can give to her team consistently. Below are a few tips on how to use her effectively and what to avoid in competitive plays.
Moira is a healer, not a DPS
If you have been playing competitive matches, you would have noticed that some players who play Moira would go fully offensive and engage aggressively without concerning too much about the health of their teammates. That’s when people keep complaining their teams having a “DPS Moira” that doesn’t heal. Well, though Moira can actually deal a ton of damages (sometimes even getting the Gold damage medal), that is certainly not the correct way to play Moira.
Orisa is one of the two main shield tanks (the other one is Reinhardt) in Overwatch. In most competitive games, each team will have either Orisa or Rein as their main shield tank. Orisa has always been one of the top picks regardless the meta as she has been useful in all kind of situation as a main tank. If you want to climb the rank with Orisa, below are a few tips that may help you be a better Orisa in competitive plays.