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Using Data-Driven Analysis to Understand Competitive Overwatch

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OmnicMeta was founded out of a desire to understand the competitive aspect of Overwatch through data analysis.

About the data:
OmnicMeta currently leverages more than 180,000 US, 100,000 EU, and 85,000 KR active PC player's and nearly 120,000 active console player's public career data for analysis. The account names are compiled crawling the web to grab account names from webpages such Reddit looking for game/team. Data is fetched using a custom data fetching program to implement the Blizzard "API", which fetches the competitive career data for each player.

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About the author:
Switch is an avid video game enthusiast and data lover. Currently, he spends nearly all his gaming hours playing Overwatch and climbing up the competitive ladder.

Aside from Overwatch, Switch loves classic games and owns many vintage gaming consoles; his favorites are usually from Nintendo. He has been a tech junkie his entire life and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering. OmnicMeta represents Switch's personal opinion only.

Email: theswitchfox@gmail.com
Twitter: theswitchfox


Friends of OmnicMeta:
Omnic Lab Podcast is the podcast for strategy in Overwatch's competitive ladder. Omnic Lab focuses on how you can improve as a player, with segments like "Going Deep" which focus on how to play a particular hero, deep discussions on temp play and team compositions, and great interviews with expert players and content creators. They also have a fantastic discord community, of which Switch is a moderator.