With a game as popular as Overwatch, it makes sense that many people are always looking for other people to join them on their button smashing adventures. Ever since Overwatch was released there have been websites that have offered ‘looking for group’ services for one of Blizzard’s well-loved game, but now Blizzard themselves have stepped in, adding an Overwatch LFG (Looking for Group) to their official forums.
For those who may not know what an LFG is, it’s quite simple. An LFG is a place where players can reach out to others who play the game and ask if they want to join up for a game or two. On some occasions, these are used to find groups that just want to have a bit of fun with no seriousness involved, though some are used to find specific sort of players in order to help them progress throughout the game, aka Overwatch competitive.
There are many third party Overwatch LFG websites, but with Blizzard’s reveal of their own, it is uncertain whether that number will diminish substantially or completely. What is certain however is that Blizzard is keen to make their official Overwatch LFG a friendly, accepting place for others to have fun with other players, regardless if they are on PC or Console.
The guidelines for Overwatch’s LFG was posted on Blizzard’s official forum. They said:
So there it is. If you’re looking for a group then Blizzard’s Official forums is just the place for you.