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Please read the documentation page to learn how to use Overwolf game events.

Sample Apps

Available Features

Game event status

It is highly recommended to communicate errors and warnings to app users.

Check the current game event status here. Alternatively, you can easily check that status from your app itself, using our API.


Info Updates

keyCategoryValuesNotesSince GEP Ver.
gep_internalgep_internalLocal + Public version numberSee notes244.0

gep_internal note

Data Example:



Info Updates

keyCategoryValuesNotesSince GEP Ver.
scenegame_infoThe current scene-stateSee notes244.0

scene note

Possible Scene values:

  • lobby
  • ingame

Data Example:

{"feature": "game_info", "category": "game_info", "key": "scene", "data": "lobby"}



EventEvent DataFired WhenNotesSince GEP Ver.
match_startnulllIn the beginning of each matchSee notes244.0
match_endnulllAt the end of each matchSee notes244.0
deathnulllThe local player diedSee notes244.0
respawnnulllThe local player respawnSee notes244.0

match_start note

Data Example:


match_end note

Data Example:


death note

Data Example:


respawn note

Data Example: