602,653 Players Online
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The game is an action team-based shooter set on Earth in a near-future scenario. Every match is a tight 6v6 battle between a cast of unique heroes with particular traits. When the video game was developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment, it was released in May of 2016 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows.
Players of the game are put into two teams of six. Each player is selected from a roster of about 30 characters, known as “heroes.” The heroes have their unique style of play, and roles are divided into three general categories for each part.
Blizzard launched the original version with casual play, a competitive ranked mode, and various ‘arcade’ game modes. Then a player-customizable server style was included in the following versions after release.
Overwatch borrowed several concepts from the canceled Titan video game project. After establishing the narrative of an optimistic near-future Earth setting after a global crisis. The game has received compliments for its accessibility, character diversity, and art style. More About Overwatch.
Top Countries Playing Overwatch
Below you will find stats on the top five countries by active daily participation.
United States – 24.91%
Russia – 8.11%
Brazil – 7.09%
United Kingdom – 5.41%
Germany – 5.30%