Reviving the Overwatch API Request

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Just started playing Overwatch not too long ago and wanted to start looking into some of the APIs, only to discover that there aren't any. It has been brought up in the past but looks like nothing is coming from it other than "scraping". Are there any updates that I'm missing?
It's nice being able to view detailed match info from the past and also live details such as who I'm up against and their info.
Would love some updates on this as well!
Yeah I would love some info on this as well.
This is the most recent Dev response about the possibility:

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20753675579#post-3

Sounds hopeful, but we may be waiting awhile.
04/19/2017 12:10 AMPosted by UnEvoid
This is the most recent Dev response about the possibility:

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20753675579#post-3

Sounds hopeful, but we may be waiting awhile.
Who's got two index fingers and is optimistic about the future (on an unspecified timeline)?

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I play TOO much Overwatch (if that's possible) so I'm trying to find a side coding project to work on. Something that will grab my attention. Having an official Overwatch API would do the trick. I can't wait for one to be released!
I can't wait for one to be released either. Right now i would even be satisfied with login support and user stats alone.
04/19/2017 04:24 PMPosted by Aurifex
Who's got two index fingers and is optimistic about the future (on an unspecified timeline)?


I come back every couple months hoping for API news. Thanks for at least providing these noncommital tidbits of hope. I'll keep my two index fingers crossed.
Dev Gods, please release an official Overwatch API. It would be amazing to see a slew of utilities we could build for competitive players! :)
04/19/2017 04:24 PMPosted by Aurifex
04/19/2017 12:10 AMPosted by UnEvoid
This is the most recent Dev response about the possibility:

https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20753675579#post-3

Sounds hopeful, but we may be waiting awhile.
Who's got two index fingers and is optimistic about the future (on an unspecified timeline)?

☞(─▽─)☜


Of course, an answer without answering. lol. At least that hints that there is hope for the future.
Is the timeline in "specified" status (2018,2021)?
Or maybe even just a "ballpark" (less than a decade)?
Still crossing my fingers...
Also hoping this happens! Got to submit a research paper proposal in November and would much rather do it on Overwatch than something else.
Greetings! I'm just following up to see if a rough timeline, or at the very least a definitive "yes" or "no" has been given for the development/deployment of some OW endpoints.

The most recent word I know of was posted over a year ago:
https://us.battle.net/forums/en/bnet/topic/20753675579#post-3

Would providing additional details regarding desired data help this request process at all?

Fingers still crossed.
With private profiles in the mix now having API would be better than ever.

Fingers still crossed on that timeline becoming specified... or ballparked st least
Overwatch has a huge esports scene! Lots of potential for interesting uses for an API. Really hoping this sees the light of day.
Sooooo, with LoL showing up on the Draftkings lineup, should we expect an API with OWL Season 2/Exclusive OWL Draftkings roll-out-co-development-effort??
Reviving the attempted revival of the Overwatch API request. I'd love to work on a project related to this and having an officially supported API would be awesome especially with (understandably) private player profiles.

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