If you prefer shooting games, your waiting days are to be finished soon with the release of Overwatch. This is the up-coming game over first person shooting and you can also play with the other players too by the same time to get cooperation during the game. The game is developed by Blizzard Entertainment, a famous game developer in this arena. There are several heroes with their specialties and features and the multiplayer mode will join them together to hunt down the enemies. The characters have their own roles which are essential to complete the games.

The plot of the game is also an attractive one and set on the near-future version of the earth. The rise of artificial intelligence occupies the world and threatens the humanity. A task force is formed naming – Overwatch, to finish the troublesome situations. The Overwatch team is assigned with responsibilities to protect the humanity and end the artificial intelligence crisis created by the Omnic Crisis. The force continued its responsibility for a certain time and gradually started falling for its negative activities like internal rebellion, corruption etc. By the time the chief was killed and as a result the unity among the members was broken.

The beta version of the game has been released in some parts of the USA and Europe; the full version will be available by 2016. The beta version of Overwatch will also be found in Asia if it is appreciated in the other regions. The game will be played on different devices like PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows and other relevant platforms except the OS X.

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The combat mannered Overwatch is actually the game of six characters and two teams. The characters are of different categories and features. They are featured with unique abilities and they are to undergo different roles simultaneously on the game. The character roles are attractive and diversified and all of them have the same quality in common- they want to win the fight. The characters are either defense oriented or offense oriented, and can run with a heavy speed if needed while the other characters are featured with capacities to assist the major characters in reaching the target areas. Besides, the characters are also armored heavily to withstand the enemy invasions.

The game also has the provision to alter between character who have died during the game and it is designed considering the thirst of the players. Usually when one player dies during the game, s/ he does not have chances to start the game from the position of death if there are no saving options. But the Overwatch helps to switch between characters to complete game levels and even the character dies for the enemy assault, the player could change the dead character with a living one on the game.


The shooting locations have been designed based on the famous countries and cities of the world, and it is reported that the first three maps are designed after Egypt, London and Japan and the players are to unlock the maps by winning the games. Besides, the difficulty level of the game could also be set by the players for their convenience. The game is divided into several stages where the attacking team is to accomplish a specific task while the defending team will have to stop the attacking team. Besides, the team has to execute some other tasks too before the time runs out.

The game will be finally released by June of 2016.

Overwatch Game System Requirements:

Minimum (targeting 30fps):

  • Operating system: Windows Vista/7/ 8/10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 865
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460, ATI Radeon HD 4850, or Intel HD Graphics 4400
  • Memory: 768 MB VRAM, 4 GB System RAM
  • Storage: 7200 RPM with 5 GB available HD space

Recommended (targeting 60fps on Medium settings):

  • Operating system: Windows Vista/7/ 8/10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 or AMD Phenom II X3, 2.8 GHz
  • Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or ATI Radeon HD 7950
  • Memory: 2 GB VRAM, 6 GB System RAM
  • Storage: 7200 RPM with 5 GB available HD space

Overwatch (2016) Game Details:

Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Genres: First-person shooter
Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
Modes: Multiplayer video game
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Designers: Scott Mercer, Jeremy Craig, Michael Elliott

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