The Overwatch case system, introduced in January 2021, has been around for a while now, but Dota 2 players are unaware of the way to check the results of the cases they have reviewed. A Redditor, u/JohnnySpaghetty, has provided a step-by-step explanation of how Dota 2 players can arrive at an “Overwatch Account” tab on their Steam accounts. This Overwatch Account tab will feature the total number of cases a player has reviewed along with the number of successful convictions out of these total cases. The process is very simple and can be done in less than a minute.
How to check the number of successful convictions on total Overwatch cases reviewed
Here are the steps of checking the results of your Overwatch cases:
- Log into your Steam account and head over to your Steam Profile Page.
- On the right-hand side column, click “Games.”
- A “Recently Played” games tab would open where you can find Dota 2. In case you have not played Dota 2 recently, you can switch to the “All Games” tab.
- Under Dota 2, click on your “Personal Game Data.”
- Open the “Select a Category” dropdown and click “Account.” Then open the “Select a Subcategory” and click “Overwatch” Account.”
- The results of your Overwatch cases will be displayed.
Or you can just click this URL: https://steamcommunity.com/my/gcpd/570/?category=Account&tab=OverwatchAccountStatus
What is the Overwatch system?
Overwatch is an in-game replay review system that lets the community regulate itself by reviewing suspicious plays. Qualified and experienced members of the community, called 'Investigators', review reports of disruptive behavior, determine whether those reports are valid, and apply temporary bans if appropriate.
It was released on January 28, 2021, to regulate instances of negative behavior.
Valve has recently implemented a new feature to the Dota 2 reporting system known as “Matchmaking Abuse.” After the match is over, Dota 2 players can report a player for “manipulating, boosting or similar behavior” through this category. Since it has been added to the post-game reporting system window along with “Communication Abuse,” it is unlikely to fall in the domain of the Overwatch system.