OmnicMeta recently released its report on the most popular PC mains for Season 4 of Overwatch's Competitive Play. Among the lower tiers, Mercy mains constitute about 20% of the competitors, and the difference between an average Mercy and a good one really rests on three simple tweaks to your gameplay.
It's been two years (!) since I've had a blog post dedicated to video games, and I don't think that I've ever had one dedicated to some of my favorite games: Freebies! Free games, commonly referred to as "Free-to-Play" and sometimes derisively as "Pay-to-Win" games, have mixed reviews among the gaming community.
It's a fine line for developers to walk without building a game that's too financially weak to have compelling and entertaining content or too greedy to attract gamers who aren't interested in being milked through endless microtransactions.