Overwatch Arrives May 24

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Blizzard announced Overwatch release date and open beta


In today's post on their official website, Blizzard Entertainment announced release date of the multiplayer co-op first person shooter called Overwatch. According to the press-release, Overwatch will be released on PC, PS4™ and Xbox One at May 24.

Your watch is about to begin. Overwatch™ arrives in stores starting May 24 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One!

Assemble your team and prepare your defenses, then head over to www.buyoverwatch.com to learn more about the different versions of Overwatch™—including the Origins Edition, which comes with special “origin” skins for five heroes and a cache of extra content for several Blizzard Entertainment games. You’ll also find links to prepurchase Overwatch on all three platforms.

Plus, Blizzard also stated that players who pre-purchase the game will get early access to the open beta:

As an added bonus, if you pre-purchase digitally or at participating retailers (GAME in the UK), you’ll unlock early access to the upcoming Open Beta for you and a friend starting May 3.

Check out our official announcement for all the details.

Right now the game is under closed beta testing which can be given by Blizzard only. 

The devs also posted a new video dedicated to the announcement - enjoy!

Additional information can be found in the official blog

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