Overwatch - Xbox One

  • Genre: Multiplayer Shooter   
  • ESRB: T   
  • Publisher: Blizzard   
  • Developer: Blizzard   
  • · Official Site

In Overwatch, bold characters with extraordinary abilities fight across fantastic yet familiar battlegrounds. Teleport past rockets while an ally dives behind a double-decker hoverbus on the cobblestone streets of London. Shield your team from a shadowy archer's ambush, then hunt him through a bazaar beneath a high-tech Egyptian pyramid.

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8/16/2022: Gamers will be able to merge multiple Overwatch accounts into a single Overwatch 2 profile that will share all in-game cosmetics and progression.
Overwatch 2 launching cross-progression
8/9/2022: Anniversary Remix Vol. 3 will run in Overwatch through August 30th.
Overwatch launches Anniversary Remix Vol. 3
7/20/2022: Blizzard Entertainment has announced its product lineup and giveaways for San Diego Comic-Con 2022.
Blizzard reveals San Diego Comic-Con lineup
7/19/2022: The Overwatch League has released a new legendary skin, Royal Knight Mercy.
Mercy gets knighted
6/16/2022: Dark Horse Comics has revealed that Taurin Clarke has created a variant cover for Overwatch: New Blood #3 which will be available in September.
Overwatch: New Blood variant cover revealed
5/17/2022: The Overwatch Remix: Vol. 2 anniversary event launched today and will run through June 7th.
Overwatch being remixed again
3/31/2022: In celebration of its sixth anniversary, Overwatch is hosting the Anniversary Remix: Volume 1 event from April 5th to April 25th.
Overwatch celebrating its sixth
3/23/2022: Upper Deck Blizzard 30th Anniversary Trading Cards will feature characters from Blizzard's games through the years.
Upper Deck releases Blizzard digital trading cards
3/15/2022: In honor of the Shanghai Dragons 2021 Overwatch League Season win, a Zhulong Sombra skin will be available for purchase for the next two weeks.
Overwatch releases limited Sombra skin
3/10/2022: Blizzard Entertainment today shared some of their plans for Overwatch 2, and revealed that the game has begun closed alpha testing in select regions and that beta signups have opened.
Overwatch 2 begins alpha testing and taking beta registrations
2/22/2022: Overwatch Reaper’s Code of Violence Challenge launched today, and will run through March 8th.
Overwatch unleashes Reaper's Code of Violence
1/25/2022: Overwatch’s Lunar New Year 2022 event has gone live on all platforms and runs through February 15th.
Overwatch celebrates the Year of the Tiger
12/16/2021: The Winter Wonderland 2021 event launched in Overwatch today and will run through January 6th.
Winter Wonderland arrives in Overwatch
8/26/2021: The Overwatch character McCree, named after a Blizzard employee released after facing charges of sexual harassment, will be getting a new name that will not be associated with a real person.
McCree petitions for a name change
6/22/2021: Overwatch has launched cross-play support, and everyone who plays Overwatch this year will receive a Golden Loot Box to commemorate the launch.
Overwatch launches cross-play
6/22/2021: Ashe’s Deadlock Challenge runs from today through July 5th.
Overwatch issues Ashe's Deadlock Challenge
6/9/2021: Overwatch is adding cross-play support and will launch a beta test of the feature in the near future.
Cross-play coming to Overwatch
5/18/2021: The Overwatch Anniversary 2021 celebration is now live and runs through June 8th.
Overwatch begins anniversary celebrations
4/12/2021: The Art of Overwatch Volume 2 Deluxe Edition will be published in October and is available for pre-order now.
The Art of Overwatch getting a second volume
4/6/2021: Overwatch has launched its Archives 2021 event which will run through April 27th.
Overwatch opens the archives
3/9/2021: Overwatch's first ever Pachimarchi Challenge begins today and runs through March 22nd.
It's Pachimarchi time in Overwatch
3/2/2021: Overwatch: Tracer--London Calling is being collected into a single hardbound version that will be available in September.
Tracer collected
3/2/2021: Overwatch Anthology: Expanded Edition will be published in hardcover in November.
Overwatch Anthology expanding this fall
2/10/2021: The full schedule for BlizzConline, taking place February 19th and 20th, is now available online.
BlizzConline schedule released
2/4/2021: Overwatch’s Lunar New Year 2021 event runs through February 25th.
Overwatch celebrating Lunar New Year 2021
12/22/2020: The Overwatch free trail runs through January 4th.
Play Overwatch for free
12/15/2020: The Winter Wonderland 2020 event in Overwatch runs through January 5th.
Winter Wonderland returns to Overwatch
10/13/2020: The Halloween Terror event in Overwatch runs from October 13th through November 3rd.
Halloween Terror returns to Overwatch
9/15/2020: The Tracer Comic Challenge is now live in Overwatch and runs through September 28th.
Tracer issues a Comic Challenge
9/14/2020: Overwatch: Tracer - London Calling is a new comic series from Dark Horse Comics that debuted digitally today and that will be coming to stores in print in December.
Tracer hears London Calling
9/2/2020: Upper Deck's 2020 OWL Ultimate Fan Program Contest is looking to put ten Overwatch League fans on trading cards.
Upper Deck is looking for the ultimate Overwatch League fan
8/20/2020: Overwatch: Origins Edition, F1 2020, and Wreckfest are all free-to-play through August 23rd for Xbox Live Gold members.
Watch over an F1 wreckfest for free
8/4/2020: The Overwatch Summer Games 2020 events runs from today through August 26th.
Overwatch launches Summer Games 2020
7/15/2020: The Overwatch League today announced details on its 2020 postseason and Grand Finals.
Overwatch League announces playoff plans
7/14/2020: Sigma's Maestro Challenge is now live in Overwatch on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch.
Sigma opens his Maestro Challenge
5/20/2020: League tokens have returned to the Overwatch League for the remainder of the 2020 season.
Token Drops return to Overwatch League
5/19/2020: The Overwatch Anniversary 2020 event went live today on all platforms.
Overwatch celebrating fourth anniversary
4/14/2020: Echo is now playable in Overwatch on all platforms.
Echo joins Overwatch
4/13/2020: The Overwatch League today announced its Week 11 schedule.
Overwatch League announces Week 11 schedule
4/9/2020: Changes are coming to Overwatch's Hero Pools and Map Pools systems.
Overwatch is cleaning its pools
3/12/2020: The Archives 2020 event is now live in Overwatch.
Overwatch opens the archives
2/25/2020: Ashe's Mardi Gras Challenge runs through March 9th.
Overwatch is celebrating Mardi Gras
12/19/2019: The Blizzard Holiday Sale runs through January 6th.
Blizzard launches 2019 Holiday Sale
12/10/2019: The Winter Wonderland Event is now love in Overwatch.
Overwatch launches Winter Wonderland 2019
11/12/2019: Mercy’s Recall Challenge runs through December 2nd.
Overwatch launches Mercy's Recall Challenge
10/1/2019: BlizzCon 2019 Virtual Tickets are now available for purchase from the Blizzard Shop.
BlizzCon 2019 Virtual Tickets on sale now
9/17/2019: Bastion's Brick Challenge will run from September 17th through 30th.
Bastion is hosting a Brick Challenge
8/20/2019: The Overwatch League 2020 regular season schedule has been revealed.
Overwatch League 2020 schedule released
8/15/2019: The London Spitfire are being honored with a new Winston hero skin, Flying Ace.
London Spitfire in-game championship skin revealed
8/13/2019: Sigma is now playable in Overwatch, and the Role Queue feature has gone live.
Overwatch rolls out Role Queue and Sigma
7/25/2019: This week's Xbox Free Play Days runs through July 28th.
Play Overwatch and Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
7/23/2019: Sigma is now playable on the Overwatch test realm.
Sigma arrives on the Overwatch PTR
7/17/2019: Blizzard Entertainment will have event-exclusive items, signing and photo opportunities, and more at San Diego Comic-Con 2019.
Blizzard announces booth product lineup for San Diego Comic-Con
7/16/2019: Overwatch League today released the first details on its upcoming 2020 season.
Overwatch League announces new format for 2020
7/16/2019: The Overwatch 2019 Summer Games run through August 5th.
The 2019 Overwatch Summer Games have begun
6/19/2019: Upper Deck today released its Overwatch League trading cards worldwide.
Overwatch League trading cards released
6/18/2019: The Baptiste Reunion Challenge runs through July 1st.
Overwatch launches Baptiste Reunion Challenge
6/17/2019: Overwatch: The Official Cookbook will be available from Insight Editions on October 1st.
Overwatch inspires a cookbook
6/17/2019: The Baptiste short story What You Left Behind is now available for free.
Overwatch releases new Baptiste short story
6/17/2019: Overwatch Game director Jeff Kaplan discusses changes coming to the game.
Overwatch releases a Developer Update for June
5/22/2019: Gamers can now create their own Overwatch game modes.
Overwatch opens the Workshop on all platforms
5/21/2019: The Overwatch 2019 Anniversary event runs through June 10th.
Overwatch launches 2019 Anniversary event
4/25/2019: Atlantic Mercy and Pacific Lucio will each be available for 200 Overwatch League Tokens.
Overwatch 2019 All-Star legendary skins revealed
4/25/2019: Overwatch League All-Star game modes voting will take place on Twitter on April 26th.
Vote for Overwatch League All-Star game modes tomorrow
4/25/2019: BlizzCon 2019 will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center on November 1st and 2nd. Tickets to the show will go on sale on May 4th and 8th.
BlizzCon 2019 tickets on sale soon
4/22/2019: The Overwatch Ultimate Series 6" figures are now available in stores.
Hasbro releases Overwatch figures
4/16/2019: The Overwatch Archives Storm Rising event will run through May 6th.
Overwatch launches Storm Rising and free trial
4/9/2019: The Overwatch Archives seasonal event returns Tuesday, April 16th.
Overwatch Archives returning
3/26/2019: The Overwatch League All-Star Game will be held May 15th through 16th at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles.
Overwatch opens League All-Star voting
3/19/2019: Overwatch's 30th hero, Baptiste, is now playable.
Baptiste joins Overwatch
2/26/2019: The combat medic Baptiste is ow playable on the Overwatch public test realm on PC.
Baptiste joins Overwatch PTR
2/19/2019: A new assault map, Paris, is now available for Overwatch on all platforms.
Overwatch releases Paris map
1/30/2019: The Paris Assault map is now available for play on the Overwatch PTR.
Overwatch PTR heads to the City of Light
1/24/2019: The Year of the Pig this Lunar New Year event in Overwatch runs through February 18th.
Overwatch celebrating the Year of the Pig
1/8/2019: Ana's Bastet Challenge runs in Overwatch from today through January 21st.
Ana launches her Bastet Challenge
12/11/2018: The Overwatch Winter Wonderland event is now live and runs through January 2nd.
Winter Wonderland returns to Overwatch
11/30/2018: Overwatch League 2019 season details will be revealed during a livestream on Wednesday, December 5th at 4:00 PM PST.
Overwatch League 2019 season preview will stream in December
11/20/2018: Overwatch is available to play in free trial mode through November 26th.
Spend Thanksgiving playing Overwatch for free
11/15/2018: Gamers will be able to play Overwatch for free from November 20th through November 26th.
Overwatch hosting free trial in November
11/13/2018: Patch 1.30 for Overwatch has gone live, adding a new hero, Ashe, to the game.
Ashe joins Overwatch
10/17/2018: The Be Valiant: Community Block Party will be held on Saturday, October 20th in front of the Esports Arena Santa Ana at 2:00 PM.
Party with the LA Valiant this weekend
10/10/2018: The format for the 2019 season of the Overwatch League was revealed today.
Overwatch League 2019 in for some changes
10/10/2018: The Bastion LEGO kit is now available from the Blizzard Gear Store and will be sold at BlizzCon.
Bastion is first LEGO Overwatch model and is now available
10/9/2018: The Overwatch Halloween Terror 2018 event is now live on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Overwatch unleashes Halloween Terror
10/4/2018: The Overwatch magnetic Levitating Snowball is now available for pre-order through the Blizzard Gear Store.
Overwatch Levitating Snowball available for pre-order
10/1/2018: The Overwatch Halloween Terror event will begin on October 9th.
Halloween Terror returning to Overwatch
9/12/2018: Virtual tickets for BlizzCon 2018 are now available for order.
BlizzCon 2018 virtual tickets go on sale
9/11/2018: The Busan map is now live in Overwatch.
Overwatch heads to Busan
9/7/2018: The Overwatch League will field 20 teams next season.
Overwatch League adds six new teams
8/28/2018: D.Va's Nano Cola Challenge runs through September 10th in Overwatch.
D.Va launches her Nano Cola Challenge
8/23/2018: The Overwatch League's All-Star Weekend opens this Saturday, August 25th.
Overwatch celebrating All-Star Weekend with legendary skins
8/23/2018: Overwatch is free to play through August 27th, and the game will be available at a discount during that time.
Overwatch launches free weekend and game sale
8/22/2018: Overwatch's newest map is now playable on the Overwatch PTR.
Busan map debuts on Overwatch PTR
8/14/2018: A group of Overwatch All-Star players will be special guests at the Los Angeles Dodgers Overwatch League Night on Wednesday, August 22nd.
Overwatch League All-Stars headed to the Big Leagues
8/10/2018: The game modes that will be played during the Overwatch League All-Star Weekend beginning on Saturday, August 25th have been announced.
Overwatch League All-Star Weekend game modes revealed
8/9/2018: The Over Watch Summer Games 2018 event runs from now through August 31st.
Overwatch opens Summer Games 2018
8/8/2018: The third BlizzCon ticket sale will take place on Saturday, August 18 at 10:00 AM PDT.
Third BlizzCon ticket sale announced
8/2/2018: The Overwatch League will be adding teams in Atlanta, Georgia and Guangzhou, China for the 2019 season.
The Overwatch League expanding next season
7/24/2018: Wrecking Ball is now live and playable in Overwatch on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Wrecking Ball rolls into Overwatch
7/24/2018: Twitch Prime members can now claim two Wrecking Ball Loot Boxes fore use in Overwatch.
Twitch Prime offering Wrecking Ball loot
7/23/2018: At an Overwatch panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Blizzard revealed that Nerf will be creating the Wight Reaper Blaster and launching it in 2019.
NERF creating a blaster based on Reaper's shotgun
7/17/2018: Wrecking Ball will be available for play in Overwatch on July 24th on PC and consoles.
Wrecking Ball joining Overwatch next week
7/16/2018: Blizzard Entertainment has released their panel, merch, signings, and activations plans for San Diego Comic-Con 2018.
Blizzard Entertainment reveals full San Diego Comic-Con lineup
7/16/2018: Blizzard Entertainment will be hosting an Overwatch panel at Comic-Con this year, "Behind the Scenes of Overwatch's Newest Hero", and is hosting a couple of activations at the con.
Wrecking Ball rolling into Comic-Con
7/11/2018: Overwatch artists Arnold Tsang and Ben Zhang will be hosting a live drawing of a Wrecking Ball skin on Thursday, July 12th.
Watch one of Wrecking Ball's legendary skins revealed live on Twitch
7/9/2018: Blizzard Entertainment today donated $12.7 million to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation raised by Overwatch players.
Overwatch players raise over $12 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
6/28/2018: The new tank hero Wrecking Ball is now available for play on the Overwatch PTR.
Wrecking Ball rolled out onto Overwatch PTR
6/26/2018: A number of game changes have come to Overwatch today with the release of Patch 1.25.
Overwatch deploys Patch 1.25
6/21/2018: The Overwatch League has announced the Pacific and Atlantic Division starters for its inaugural All-Star Game.
Overwatch League All-Star Game starters announced
6/8/2018: Overwatch is hosting a Double XP Weekend through Monday, June 11th.
Overwatch giving out double XP this weekend
6/1/2018: Fans can begin voting for players to be added to the Overwatch League All-Star Game which will be held in August.
Voting opens for Overwatch League All-Star Game roster
5/25/2018: Overwatch is free to play through Monday, May 28th on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
Overwatch free to play over Memorial Day Weekend
5/22/2018: The Overwatch Anniversary Event begins today, May 22nd, and runs through June 11th.
Overwatch launches Anniversary Event
5/14/2018: The Overwatch 2-Year Anniversary event will run from May 22nd through June 11th.
Overwatch 2nd Anniversary celebrations include a free weekend
5/9/2018: The Grand Finals for the Overwatch League will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on July 27th and 28th.
Overwatch League Grand Finals 2018 location set
4/10/2018: The Overwatch Archives event launched today on PC and consoles.
Overwatch Archives goes live
4/9/2018: BlizzCon 2018 will take place November 2nd through 3rd in Anaheim, CA.
BlizzCon 2018 dates announced
4/4/2018: The Overwatch Archives event will run from April 10th through 30th and feature a new mission, Retribution.
Overwatch opening Archives
3/20/2018: Brigitte is now available as a player character in Overwatch.
Brigitte joins the Overwatch team
3/15/2018: Brigitte will be joining Overwatch's roster on Tuesday, March 20th.
Brigitte is ready to go
2/28/2018: Brigitte Lindholm is now available for play on the PTR.
Brigitte joins the Overwatch PTR
2/21/2018: Overwatch League and Twitch have announced new programs for esports fans who watch league matches.
Earn League Tokens by watching the Overwatch League on twitch
2/12/2018: Overwatch will be free to play on PC and consoles from February 16th through 19th.
Overwatch hosting another free weekend
2/8/2018: The Lunar New Year 2018 event has launched in Overwatch on PC and consoles.
Overwatch celebrating Lunar New Year 2018
1/23/2018: Blizzard World is now playable on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Overwatch opens the gates to Blizzard World
12/15/2017: The Overwatch inspired comic will be available on May 5th for Free Comic Book Day 2018.
Dark Horse Comics to offer Overwatch comic on Free Comic Book Day
12/12/2017: The Winter Wonderland event has launched for Overwatch on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Overwatch is now a Winter Wonderland
12/11/2017: Twelve days of giveaways begin today on the Overwatch Twitter account.
Overwatch launches Happy Hero Days giveaways
12/11/2017: Overwatch League Stage 1 will take place in Burbank, CA from January 10th through February 10th.
Tickets now on sale for Overwatch League Stage 1
12/7/2017: The Overwatch Winter Wonderland event begins on December 12th.
Overwatch is returning to Winter Wonderland
11/17/2017: Overwatch will be free to play from November 17trh through 20th on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Overwatch free weekend begins
11/9/2017: Overwatch will be free to play for a weekend on PC and consoles beginning on November 17th.
Overwatch free weekend coming in November
11/6/2017: BlizzCon 2017 took place last weekend and Blizzard made a number of game announcements at the event.
BlizzCon 2017 wrap-up
10/26/2017: The top eight Overwatch teams will compete in the Overwatch World Cup Playoffs at BlizzCon beginning on November 3rd.
Overwatch World Cup Playoffs heading to BlizzCon 2017
10/10/2017: The Halloween Terror event has returned to Overwatch.
Overwatch haunted by Halloween Terror
9/20/2017: Dallas, Houston, and Philadelphia are the final three teams for the first season of the Overwatch League.
Overwatch League announces final three teams
9/19/2017: The Junkertown Map is now available for play in Overwatch.
Overwatch launches Junkertown Map
9/14/2017: Overwatch will be free to play on all platforms from September 22nd through September 25th.
Overwatch announces another free weekend
9/7/2017: Blizzard today unveiled Blizzard Arena Los Angeles, a live-event destination for esports.
Blizzard Arena Los Angeles announced
9/6/2017: Overwatch Comic #14 Wasted Land was digitally released today.
New Overwatch comic - Wasted Land - released
8/23/2017: Overwatch Competitive Play Season 6 begins August 31st.
Overwatch Season 6 changes revealed
8/10/2017: Deathmatch is currently available on the Overwatch PTR.
Overwatch Arcade adding Deathmatch
8/10/2017: The Overwatch League has added new teams in London and Los Angeles.
Overwatch League expands to two more cities
8/8/2017: The Summer Games special event has launched for Overwatch on all platforms.
Overwatch opens the Summer Games 2017
8/1/2017: Summer Games 2017 will return to Overwatch beginning August 8th.
Overwatch bringing back the Summer Games
7/12/2017: Blizzard today announced the first teams in the Overwatch League.
Overwatch League teams revealed
6/20/2017: The Horizon Lunar Colony assault map for Overwatch is now available for play.
Overwatch lands on Horizon Lunar Colony
5/23/2017: The Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition is available to new players and as an upgrade to Overwatch for existing players.
Overwatch launches Anniversary Event
5/15/2017: Dark Horse and Blizzard Entertainment are thrilled today announced The Art of Overwatch, The Art of Overwatch Limited Edition, and Overwatch: Anthology, Volume 1.
Dark Horse and Blizzard partner on new Overwatch books
4/11/2017: Overwatch is launching the Uprising seasonal event, which will run through May 1st.
Overwatch facing an Uprising
4/5/2017: Blizzard today released the Overwatch Uprising online comic.
Overwatch Uprising comic released
3/29/2017: The Overwatch World Cup will be returning in 2017.
Overwatch World Cup is returning
2/28/2017: A browser for custom game matches was added to Overwatch today.
Overwatch launches game browser
1/24/2017: Overwatch today launches its Lunar New Year in-game event.
Overwatch launches Year of the Rooster celebration
1/3/2017: The Oasis map has been released for Overwatch.
Overwatch heads to the Oasis
12/29/2016: Special in-game events in Diablo III, Heroes of the Storm, Hearthstone, Overwatch, StarCraft II, and World of Warcraft celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Diablo franchise.
Blizzard celebrating 20th Anniversary of Diablo across all games
12/13/2016: The Overwatch Winter Wonderland event runs from December 13th through January 2nd.
Overwatch is a Winter Wonderland
11/18/2016: The Overwatch Free Weekend has begun on Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Overwatch launches free weekend
11/15/2016: A patch for Overwatch is now available that adds a new hero: Sombra, new feature: The Arcade, and new arena map: Ecopoint: Antarctica
Overwatch welcomes Sombra
11/4/2016: Today at Blizzcon, Blizzard announced the creation of the Overwatch League.
Overwatch launching Professional Sports League
10/11/2016: Overwatch today launched the Junkenstein's Revenge PvE mode in celebration of Halloween.
Overwatch gets a little terrifying
9/1/2016: Overwatch will be free to play on PS4 and Xbox One from September 9th through 12th.
Play Overwatch for free on consoles
8/16/2016: Blizzard today revealed that it will be announcing new game content throughout gamescom 2016.
Blizzard unveiling new game content at gamescom 2016
8/10/2016: Blizzard will unveil The Last Bastion at gamescom 2016 on August 18th.
Next Overwatch animated short to debut at gamescom
8/4/2016: Sixteen teams will battle for the Overwatch championship at BlizzCon in November.
Overwatch World Cup coming to BlizzCon
8/2/2016: Overwatch is running a three-week special Summer Games event with a new mode and special loot boxes.
Overwatch launches its own Summer Games
7/21/2016: Dark Horse Comics will be publishing digital comics, a graphic novel, and an art book based on Blizzard's multiplayer shooter, Overwatch.
Dark Horse to publish comics and books based on Overwatch
5/5/2016: The Overwatch open beta runs through May 9th on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.
Overwatch launches into open beta on all platforms
4/22/2016: Overwatch themed Uber cars will be available for PAX East attendees this weekend.
Overwatch teaming with Uber at PAX East to form Uberwatch
4/21/2016: Train Hopper is now available online.
First Overwatch digital comic released
4/6/2016: Blizzard today released a patch for the Overwatch closed beta.
Overwatch beta patched and new mode added
3/23/2016: Blizzard today released a major content patch for the Overwatch Closed Beta.
Overwatch beta gets content patch
3/7/2016: Overwatch will be available in stores on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on May 24th.
Overwatch open beta and release dates revealed
11/6/2015: Today at BlizzCon, Blizzard announced that Overwatch will be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One this spring and that pre-orders are now available.
Overwatch coming to PC and consoles this spring

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