Have you had enough of memes and gifs on the front page of Reddit? Some folks from the competitive Overwatch community think so. On Tuesday, a petition
Get ready for the salt.
Sign this petition to diversify the content on the main Overwatch subreddit https://t.co/h17IPSUNYU— Seb Barton (@numlocked) February 14, 2017
The article goes on to explain that they enjoy the funny memes, Terry Crews' theory-threads, and DSPStanky videos like the rest of us, but overall, they want the community to see the many facets of the Overwatch community. Specifically, the more stylistic pro/esport scene that has a much smaller following on the
The competitive OW community is supporting this petition to bring more diverse content to /r/Overwatch: https://t.co/USlqmH4TMW— Lucas Håkansson (C9) (@Mendokusaii) February 14, 2017
I understand both sides, but as a massive esport fan, I'm definitely leaning towards the petition.
It will be beneficial for everyone to see the more analytical and long-form pieces that populate other Overwatch subreddits and allow players to expand on the playstyle nature of the game.
We all love Overwatch for different reasons and there is nothing wrong with limiting the hundreds of similar posts to make room for a different style. Look, Reddit isn't perfect and even the more "diverse" subreddits of Counter-Strike and League of Legends have glaring issues, but I think this change is for the better.
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