7 Million Players For Overwatch In Just First Week

June 3, 2016 at 6:56 PM in Gaming News with no comments



Overwatch has recently revealed that there were over 7 million players that has “fought for the future” ever since the game has been released last May 24th. This figure was culminated from all the games platforms – PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 according to the statement that was released by Blizzard on June 2, 2016.

The statement also continues that the players have logged in 119 million hours and still counting for the game around the world.

“Since launch, players have swapped heroes 326 million times and teamed up to deliver 11 million payloads to their destination on the battlefields of tomorrow,” added Blizzard.

Over the months and weeks leading up to release we saw a lot of love and support for Overwatch – from Blizzard games, FPS fans, and people who’d never picked up a game like this before- and we’re very grateful for everyone’s incredible passion and enthusiasm.

– Mike Morhaime, CEO and Co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment

He further adds, “ We poured a lot of effort in creating a game- and a new universe- that anyone could enjoy. We’re ecstatic to have had such a successful launch, and we’re looking forward to all of the fun, competition , and new content still to come.”

Details of Overwatch Origins Edition

Available right now is the Overwatch Origins Edition. The game’s edition will give you access to a great collection of hero skins that will give you an idea what the past is of 5 specific heroes. The heroes are namely: Blackwatch Reyes (Reaper), Strike Commander Morrison (Soldier 76), Overgrown Bastion, Security Chief Pharah and Slipstream Tracer.

  • With this edition Blizzard has also included “ a cache of goodies” like:
  • Mercy wings for Diablo 3
  • Baby Winston pet for the World of Warcraft
  • Set of StarCraft 2 heroic portraits
  • Overwatch themed Hearthstone card back
  • Playable Tracer hero for Heroes of the Storm

The Overwatch Origins is at $59.99 in www.playoverwatch.com/buy .Check this edition in our price comparison site as well.



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