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Our Game Summary is now compatible with Overwatch!

The Overwolf Game Summary is all about helping you make the most out of your game sessions! It brings you interesting insight about your last played game session:

  • Track your session and overall playtime.
  • Revisit and relive your best moves with our auto-generated GIFs and video highlights! Learn from your achievements with kill replays and from your mistakes with death replays.
  • Review your performance with our APM, Keyboard and Mouse statistics. Compare your stats to the community and improve your performance.

In short, the Overwolf Game Summary is a cool way to review and analyze your Game sessions and improve the way you play.

Here is an example of what our Game Summary looks like with League of Legends.

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You can also take a short break between your game sessions and enjoy videos or streams from the top and most popular content creators.

Supported games

The Game Summary currently supports:

  • League of Legends
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota2
  • Rocket League
  • World of Tanks
  • Hearthstone
  • and… Overwatch! (currently in beta only)

The Game Summary is available to anyone playing these games while running Overwolf.

Overwatch now compatible in beta!

You can now watch all the exciting highlight videos and GIFs captured for you during your Overwatch game session! Not only our Game Summary will help you analyze and improve your performance but it will also automatically record your epic Play of the Games or your really cool moves.

To get an exclusive access to our Game Summary for Overwatch, join our Beta Program here.

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Release notes 103.2: Overwatch is here

New Overwatch support is here! This version brings big updates to Overwatch players. Here’s what it includes:

 

  • ReplayHUD support for Overwatch - This means you can now easily use ReplayHUD to recap your latest moves while in game, as well as watch your video highlights in the Game Summary.
  • Game Summary for Overwatch – It’s finally here!
    • Revisit your session highlights (Kills, Assists, Deaths) with auto-captured GIFs or videos.
    • Track your performance and playtime. Find out how you rank compared to the community.
  • Overwatch game events in Overwolf API - If you are a developer and want to start building your own Overwatch app, our API now supports real-time Overwatch events such as Kills, Multi-Kills, Killing Streaks and more. Visit our developers website for more info.

Improved

  • Co-existence with other overlay programs - It’s no secret that many overlay programs don’t play nicely when they’re being used  together. However, in our continuous effort to make the gaming world better, we’ve made significant work to improve the in-game experience when running with overlay programs like:
    • Mumble
    • Curse
    • Discord
    • MSI Afterburner
    • Plays.tv
  • Opacity slider – Following your (loud and clear) feedback, we restored the beloved opacity slider for the Overwolf Browser. We also relocated the opacity slider for all apps that support it. It is now available through the title bar at the top of the app.

Coming soon

  • Game summary – Working hard on supporting Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege.
  • Overwolf skins – Expect to see the much awaited support for skinning Overwolf Windows.
  • Appstore – An exciting design update to the Appstore is on the way.

Stay awesome!   Ililush

Streamer Spotlight – Kripparrian

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Kripparrian is THE reference for everything related to HearthStone and its expansions as a top pro player who is always on the top charts. Thanks to his deep knowledge of the game, he is capable of achieving a 12 victory streak even if he drafted poor cards!

He uploads quality HearthStone content on YouTube as well as streams on Twitch daily. You should definitely check him out for everything Un’Goro related.

Kripp’s Twitch channel: nl_kripp
Kripp’s YouTube channel: Kripparrian
Kripp’s Twitter page: @Kripparrian

 

Overwolf Achievement Rewards – G FUEL

Overwolf Achievements Rewards program hooks PC players up with real life gaming products for their in-game achievements if they complete our challenges successfully. This program is available for PC gamers in more than 700 games.

Take this challenge!

This first challenge for League of Legends summoners is brought to you by G FUEL Energy Formula – The Official Energy Drink of eSports. Destroy the enemy team and get a Triple-Kill and up in a normal PvP match on League of Legends to get a free G FUEL 3-pack delivered to your home OR a 30% discount coupon to purchase on the official G FUEL Energy Formula web store. The G FUEL live event will take place from April 9th until April 22nd, 2017.

Hurry up!

Only the first 150 players who score a Triple-Kill in League of Legends AND share their epic replay will get a free G FUEL 3-pack delivered to their home. Those who will make it after them will receive a 30% discount coupon to purchase their own G FUEL on the official G FUEL Energy Formula web store.

How does it work?

Where do I start?

  • Start a normal PvP match on League of Legends (no AI, ARAM, custom and special game modes such as URF).
  • Once the game starts, you should get an in-game challenge notification telling you which action to perform and what will be your reward. If you missed the notification, you are still eligible to complete the challenge.
  • As soon as you complete the challenge, you will receive a second notification telling you to go ahead and redeem your reward on your Game Summary window.
  • The Game Summary window will direct you to share your challenge achievement replay — DO IT!
  • Sign in to your Facebook account and approve G FUEL’s request to post on your wall, continue by sharing your epic replay.
  • Once your video is shared successfully, you will receive a reward code in the Game Summary. Go back to your Game Summary window and copy your code (If you closed the window, just right click the taskbar Overwolf tray icon and go to ‘Game Summary’).

Participation requirements:

  • Live in the US and have a valid US shipping address.
  • Have Overwolf installed, running and updated to its latest version.
  • Launch League of Legends.
  • Make sure your Overwolf Game Summary window is enabled.
  • Must be over 18 years old.

Find our complete FAQ here: For more information, please visit http://play.overwolf.com/gfuel/.

TryHard – Now compatible with Smite and Paladins

Overwolf’s game coins app lets you earn coin simply by watching videos that you can then trade for in-game purchases! We call it “TryHard” because you have to try really hard not to become a goldaholic when using it.

We are very excited to inform you that we have added Smite and Paladins to our supported games!

How it works:

  • Download the TryHard app from the Overwolf appstore.
  • Create an account with TryHard by choosing a nickname, a password and entering your email address.
  • Watch interactive ad content or ad videos.
  • Get free coins.

It’s THAT simple! You can even watch both an interactive ad and regular ad videos at the same to optimize your earnings! Unleash the power of the coins!

Supported games and trades:

  • League of Legends – Trade 5000 coins for 650 free RP.
  • CS:GO – Trade 1000 coins for a 1 EUR discount on all skins
  • Warface – Trade 1670 coins for 20 Kredits
  • Robocraft – Traded 300 coins for 1 Protonium Salvage Crate
  • WarThunder – Trade 230 coins for 50 Golden Eagles
  • Path of Exiles – Trade 900 coins for 10 points

…and the two new games added to the TryHard family!

  • Paladins – Trade 550 coins for 15 Crystals
  • Smite – Trade 550 coins for 15 Gems

Supported countries:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • United States

Is it legit?

Yes! We partner directly with publishers and legit marketplaces to bring you the best experience.

Make it rain!

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Introducing Overwolf Achievements Rewards

Overwolf Achievements Rewards program hooks PC players up with real life gaming products for their in-game achievements if they complete our challenges successfully. This program is available for PC gamers in more than 700 games.

Each event will have a different sponsor with different challenges and different prizes.

Take this challenge!

We have partnered with Boomeo to bring you this week’s challenge. Crush enemies and get 3 kills in a single competitive run in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive during the live event in order to get your reward. A free premium CS:GO training content created by pro players from all around the world awaits you!

The Boomeo live event will take place from March 26th until April 9th, 2017.

LEARN FROM THE PROS

  • Highly digestible short-form videos
  • Constantly updated training content
  • Full strategy breakdowns & executions
  • Tips, tricks, nades and fundamentals
  • Complete aim improvement course
  • AND MORE TO COME!

How does it work?

Requirements of participation:

  • You need to be at least 18+ years old.
  • Have Overwolf installed, running and updated to its latest version.
  • Launch your copy of legit CS:GO game.
  • Make sure your Overwolf Game Summary window is enabled.

Where do I start?

  1. Start a competitive match in CS:GO.
  2. Once the round starts, you should get a challenge notification telling you which action to perform and what will be your reward. Please note that even if you missed the notification, you are still eligible to complete the challenge.
  3. Once you completed the challenge, you will receive a second notification telling you to go ahead and redeem your reward on your Game Summary window.
  4. The Game Summary window will direct you to share your challenge achievement – DO IT!
  5. Sign in to your Facebook account and approve Boomeo’s request to post on your wall, continue by sharing your epic replay.
  6. Once your video is shared successfully, you will receive a reward link in the Game Summary. Go back to your Game Summary window and click on the redeem link (If you closed the window, just right click the Overwolf tray icon and go to ‘Game Summary’)

Find our complete FAQ here:  http://support.overwolf.com/knowledge-base/boomeo-reward/

Version 103.1 release notes: Go CS:GO

New

  • CS:GO real-time events  - App developers, this one is for you. Our Game Events Provider now supports new real-time events for CS:GO:
  1. Map name
  2. Game mode
  3. Bomb defused / exploded (today we have only “planted”)
  4. Match end (today we have only match start)

We expect you guys to deliver some new kick ass apps with this, don’t let us down.

Improved

  • Browser -We’ve tweaked our browser, fixing and making it a dapper browser. We’ve also continued working on our infrastructure to make it faster in more stable.

Bugs

There were some, and they were Crushed! Hurray QA!

In the next weeks we hope to bring you some much anticipated Overwatch news, so stay tuned!

Happy spring,

 

ililush

 

Streamer Spotlight – MasonRL90

MasonRL90-blogsizeCongratulations Mason for reaching Champion in Rocket League Solo Standard!

Not only Mason is a real champ at ‘Rocket League‘ but he is also very involved with his community and uploads advanced tutorials on YouTube. What a dude, really!

Mason focus primarily on ‘Rocket League‘ but also streams ‘H1Z1: King of the Kill‘ once in a while.

We simply just can’t get enough of Mason! Join us and check him out for creative and unique Rocket League tutorials and content! Don’t be shy and come tell him “hi!”

Mason’s Twitch channel: MasonRL90
Mason’s YouTube channel: MasonRL90 – Rocket League Tips
Mason’s Twitter page: @MasonRL90

 

 

Is Overwolf going to get me banned?

It is a top priority for us to be compliant with any game’s terms of service (“ToS”) and to not be intrusive. With that in mind, we are working closely with game publishers to ensure that every app we publish is aligned with their ToS and their 3rd party policies.

Our apps are overlays giving you more information about the game to help you create your own strategy. They do nothing more than a second monitor would do for you. It’s like having Notepad or Fraps open while you play — Overwolf doesn’t interact with any game, and is not bannable.

Overwolf is trusted by pros like Cloud9, Team Liquid and Logitech Gaming. We have 1.5 millions active users monthly who trust our platform.

Make sure that you are using an Overwolf app by downloading it directly from our appstore available at http://store.overwolf.com/apps/

TL;DR: Using Overwolf will not get you banned.

1. RIOT GAME’S STANCE:

Riot1a
http://boards.na.leagueoflegends.com/en/f/mNBeEEkI/d/ao7rYcrT?comment=0012

Riot2a
http://boards.na.leagueoflegends.com/en/c/player-behavior-moderation/sJia9ty5-can-riot-give-us-an-official-stance-on-overwolf-in-light-of-the-recent-ban-wave-on-euw?comment=00020000

Riot3a
https://developer.riotgames.com/discussion/announcements/show/eoq3tZd1

2. VALVE’S STANCE:

Valve1a

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7849-RADZ-6869&l=english

3. BLIZZARD’S STANCE:

Blizzard

https://twitter.com/bdbrode/status/511151446038179840

GL. HF.

GLHF

Hunt of the Blood Moon Giveaway

Sharpen your daggers and get ready for the upcoming ‘Hunt of the Blood Moon’ League of Legends game mode! Record your best Play of the Game with our #ReplayHUD app and share it with us to get a chance to win one of the brand-new Blood Moon skin of your choice*! (*Diana, Jhin, Talon or Twisted Fate — you must own the hero already.)

Hunt of the Blood Moon Giveway

CONTEST RULES:

  • The “Blood Moon Skin Giveaway” is run by Overwolf and will take place from February 9, 2017 to February 14, 2017.
  • The videos have to be recorded using Replay HUD. The recorded videos by Replay HUD are available in your video folder: \Videos\Overwolf\Replay HUD
  • The videos have to be posted on the Overwolf Facebook page or on Twitter using the #ReplayHUD hashtag to qualify.
  • Participants must “like” the Overwolf page to qualify.
  • Participants must play in either NA (North America), EUW (Europe West) or EUNE (Europe North-East) League of Legends servers to be eligible.
  • Participating and entering in this promotion is considered a complete release of Facebook by each participant. It is also an acknowledgment that the promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administrated by or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
  • Winners agree to be publicly named on the Overwolf Facebook page.
  • By entering, all eligible participants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions.


WINNER SELECTION:

All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered into a database at the end of the Submission Period. 3 winners will be chosen. The winners will be announced on or about February 17th. Announcement and instructions to receive the prize will be sent to the winners via private messages.