Blizzard have revealed overnight that Overwatch has already sold 7 million copies across PS4, Xbox One and PC. Further to this, there have been 119 million hours logged to date. This makes Overwatch one of the most successful launches of all-time. Players have also swapped heroes 326 million times and teamed up to deliver 11 million payloads.
Mike Morhaime, CEO and Cofounder of Blizzard had the below to say:
“We poured a lot of effort into creating a game—and a new universe—that anyone could enjoy. We’re ecstatic to have had such a successful launch, and we’re looking forward to all of the fun, competition, and new content still to come.”
“Over the months and weeks leading up to release we saw a lot of love and support for Overwatch—from Blizzard gamers, FPS fans, and people who’d never picked up a game like this before—and we’re very grateful for everyone’s incredible passion and enthusiasm,”