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BlizzCon | Team-Based Shooter “Overwatch” Revealed


At BlizzCon with over 25,000 visitors, Blizzard has taken curtains off its upcoming Team-Based Shooter named “Overwatch“, Beta testing to start by 2015 followed by the release of the game by later same year or early 2016. Attendees of BlizzCon will be lucky to play Overwatch’ as First exclusive playability..and especially fully playable version running on over 600 PCs, Players will be able to chose from current roster of 12 playable heroes and hit 6v6 hard against each other! whether its capturing or defending points and attacking or delivering payloads across three wildly different maps. Game will continually receive New heroes and maps as development progress.

Gameplay Trailer

About Overwatch

The action of Overwatch takes place in a technologically advanced, highly stylized future earth. In a time of global crisis, an international task force of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities known as Overwatch had come together to restore peace to a war-torn world. After many years, the group’s influence waned, and it was eventually disbanded. Overwatch might be gone now . . . but the world still needs heroes.

With an emphasis on accessibility and pure fun, Overwatch brings Blizzard’s signature easy-to-learn, hard-to-master gameplay to the FPS genre. Harnessing the power of their hero of choice, players will join forces in teams of six and battle each other across a range of futuristic global locations, from the hologram-lit streets of London to a bazaar in the shadows of a high-tech Egyptian pyramid. Every battlefield is iconic and built to highlight each character’s unique abilities, and fights can shift from streets to rooftops to open skies within the span of a breath. In Addition, Each hero of Overwatch will bring their own distinct weapon, and super ability to bear.

Official words

“Overwatch is our take on a vibrant, near-future universe with amped-up characters and action-packed team-based gameplay,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and Co-founder of Blizzard Entertainment. “With every new Blizzard game, we look at our favorite aspects of a genre and put our own spin on things. Our goal with Overwatch is to create an awesome FPS experience that’s more accessible to a much wider audience while delivering the action and depth that shooter fans love.”

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