Playing games in one of the biggest hobbies of people. Doing what you want in the Virtual world has more fans than you expect. Multiplayer takes the fun a bit higher as you can play along with others and even with your friends. One of the biggest and famous multiplayer is Overwatch.
The game is a smash it breaking all the records and with more than 100 Game if the Year awards, the online shooter has an ever growing community and the special news is, It has been one year since its inception. Blizzard Entertainment, known for hit games like Diablo, Starcraft, and World of Warcraft is conducting an Anniversary event and here are the things you need to know.
Overwatch released for PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One in May 2016, is a multiplayer shooter which features two teams each having six members. Players can join one of the teams selecting from 24 available unique characters. There are various game modes and various maps to play on.
The player base is not witnessing any decline, in contrast, the user base is exponentially increasing. The unique playstyle and the mix-genre not to mention the never-seen-before heroes in a shooter is the reason wy people love this game. The game is also a critique favorite averaging a score above 9/10 or 90/100 in various websites with multiple 10/10 scores.
This insane success led Overwatch to celebrate its anniversary grandly. Here are the things that are announced by Blizzard:
- New edition called Game of the Year (GOTY) edition is released
- Huge discounts on the game - GOTY which costs $59.99 is now for $39.99 and the Standard edition will cost $29.99 instead of $39.99. (roughly GOTY costs around 2500 INR and Std. edition costs around 1950 INR)
- Unique Skins (Hero customizations)
- New Loot Boxes (Containing various in-game items)
- Free weekend May 26 - May 29 so that you can try out and purchase if you like
- 3 New maps for Arena mode
Is It Worthy Buying?
There is one problem with paid games - You cannot know how the game feels before buying. It is a gamble. Even though the game has great reviews, you may not like it. To avoid this dilemma for new players, Overwatch is offering free weekend for everyone.
The game will be around 11GB to download and it will be available on May 26 - 11 AM Pacific time (PT). India is 12 hours 30 minutes ahead PT and so you can download the game on May 26 - 11:30 PM. It is free, so just sit back and play. If you love it absolutely, you can grab the game at the mentioned discounted prices.
Gaming is a hobby and if you play insanely well, then you may have the chance to play the eSports and become an Overwatch player. Distant dreams aside, Grab the game and enjoy playing alongside more than 30 million players.