Blizzard is trying their best to make “Overwatch” a safe environment for gamers. They have been combating toxic players by banning them and have even included a reporting system for consoles. There’s no denying that the game’s toxicity has been affecting its reputation, but Blizzard always tries to stay on top of it. This time, they have revealed a new punishable offense.

No to voice lines

In “Overwatch,” each character has their own set of voice lines that express their personality. While there aren't any deep lore details within the game, we get to learn more about who these heroes are with their voice lines.

Not to mention some of these clips have some pretty funny references to pop culture. That said, many players have been spamming these voice lines to the point where it becomes irritating. Strangely enough, even Blizzard has a solution to this problem.

According to Kotaku, principal designer Scott Mercer recently replied to a thread on the game’s official forums. One player claimed that he had been unrightfully banned and was silenced on multiple occasions. Mercer had pulled up the player’s records and revealed that he had been Spamming voice lines in the game, which is a punishable offense. Even without a microphone, players can still be banned depending on the situation.

Needless to say, players were shocked by the sudden implication of being banned for repeating voice lines.

However, the principle designer clarified that it only takes effect if the voice lines begin to interfere with other players’ enjoyment. Either way, some players are still dumbfounded by the stricter policy.

Halloween Terror

In other news, the “Overwatch” Halloween Terror event is still in full swing as players can still collect as many cosmetics as they can.

The event will be ending next week, so make sure to make the most out of your time if you want to unlock some of the cool-looking skins. As for new players, they have the chance to unlock all the cosmetics from last year at a reduced price. Nonetheless, players should look into the Symmetra, Ana, Zarya, and McCree skins.

That said, fans can also play the Junkenstein’s Revenge seasonal brawl.

Here, a group of four players will work together to take down the invading zomnics. While the classic mode is back, Blizzard also brought in the new endless mode. Aside from the bonus waves, you can also choose to play as Widowmaker, Hanzo, Zenyatta, or Torbjorn. Those who want to play “Overwatch” can get a copy for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One.