Just over a week after release, Activision-Blizzard has announced that Overwatch has over seven million players taking part in FPS action around the world. In that single week, players have logged over one hundred nineteen million hours of gameplay action.
Since launch, players have swapped heroes 326 million times and teamed up to deliver 11 million payloads to their destinations on the battlefields of tomorrow. In addition to being a smash with players around the world, Overwatch is a critical hit, and is one of the best-reviewed games of the year. GameSpot has called Overwatch “something spectacular,” while Forbes wrote that “Overwatch, quite simply, is a miracle” and that it’s “a game for everyone.” According to Game Informer, “Overwatch is an amazing experience,” concluding in its 10-out-of-10 review that “things will never be the same.”
Check out the full Overwatch press release.