We're taking another look at Overwatch and updating our thoughts on how it stands for players looking to get into the multi-player hero shooter in 2020. Does the experience still hold up?
Overwatch has been one of the most popular games in the last few years, spanning multiple platforms and spawning esports coverage all the way to ESPN. Finally on the Switch, we review how the hero shooter translates to the Switch.
Overwatch feels like a sort of natural evolution of the Team Fortress formula. Blizzard’s taken the basic idea of Team Fortress 2 and managed to modernize it with gameplay elements from the MOBA genre. It’s a hard locked six vs. six affair and there are way more characters (21, to be exact), but they’re ultimately pretty similar games with similar game modes.