Overwatch

Blizzard Entertainment

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
91
Top Critic Average
95%
Critics Recommend
Based on 113 critic reviews
Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.
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Overwatch

Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.

Rating Summary

Based on 113 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

91

Top Critic Average

95%

Critics Recommend

Based on 113 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 24, 2016
Xbox OneMay 24, 2016
PCMay 24, 2016

Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Overwatch is a team-based shooter where heroes do battle in a world of conflict.

Overwatch features a wide array of unique heroes, ranging from a time-jumping adventurer, to an armored, rocket-hammer-wielding warrior, to a transcendent robot monk. Every hero plays differently, and mastering their abilities is the key to unlocking their potential. No two heroes are the same.

Whether you're engaging in combat on the front line, providing defensive cover with your energy shield, or supporting your allies by amplifying their damage, every hero's abilities are designed to be effective as part of a team. Learning to utilize your abilities in concert with your teammates' is the key to victory.

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PC Gamer

88 / 100
PC Gamer

It's not flawless, but Overwatch is still one of the best new multiplayer shooters to arrive in years.

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Eurogamer

Essential
Christopher Bratt

Blizzard's take on the first-person shooter sees a generosity of character accompanied by beautifully deep mechanics.

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IGN

9.4 / 10.0
IGN

Overwatch is an incredible achievement in multiplayer shooter design. It bobs and weaves almost perfectly between being the quick-fix adrenaline hit you might want after a long day of work, and the thoughtful, strategic multiplayer experience that becomes the center of evening-long binges with friends. It might not have the most exhaustive list of maps and modes, but it provides nearly endless opportunities for exhilarating, coordinated play. When you're at the center of it, it feels like nothing else.

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Recent News

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The Overwatch Workshop has already spawned great mods

From magnetic payloads to killer emotes.

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Overwatch battle royale? People are already having fun with the new Workshop tool

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Overwatch’s new Workshop will let players make their own game modes

Overwatch’s new Workshop will let players make their own game modes

Blizzard announced Workshop for Overwatch today, a new feature will let players create their own game modes.

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Blizzard Announces New Workshop Mode for Overwatch

Blizzard Announces New Workshop Mode for Overwatch

Blizzard Entertainment has announced the Workshop for Overwatch, a mode that expands customization features available in the game browser.

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Overwatch will get 'Workshop' on PC and consoles, allows you to create custom modes

Overwatch will get 'Workshop' on PC and consoles, allows you to create custom modes

Overwatch is a first-person shooter which has been quite popular ever since it launched all those years ago. In order to make it even more customizable, Blizzard Entertainment just revealed the “Workshop.” The Workshop allows you to create games.

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Overwatch Workshop will let players script custom game modes, heroes

Overwatch Workshop will let players script custom game modes, heroes

Build ’em up, break ’em down!

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Overwatch Introduces Workshop For Custom Game Rules And Scripting

Overwatch Introduces Workshop For Custom Game Rules And Scripting

Blizzard is allowing players to edit everything from rules to heroes.

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Overwatch is letting players build their own heroes in custom games

Overwatch is letting players build their own heroes in custom games

Introducing the Workshop.

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Overwatch's new map Havana is now playable on the PTR

Overwatch's new map Havana is now playable on the PTR

The Storm Rising map will be joining the regular game soon.

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Overwatch's New Escort Map Takes Players To Cuba

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