The world needs heroes

Become your own kind of hero in Blizzard's critally-acclaimed, team-based shooter.

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  • PS4
PlayStation Plus required for online play
  • Release Date: Out Now
  • Genre: Shooter
  • Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

    New to the game?

    What is Overwatch?

    Game characters

    New to the game?

    What is Overwatch?

    Take part in an ever expanding universe of unforgettable characters, over-the-top weapons and powers and explosive multiplayer combat.   

    Bend time, defy physics and unleash a dizzying array of extraordinary abilities in a rapid-fire team-based shooter that has become a cult phenomenon.

    Overwatch invites you to choose from a unique variety of heroes -  a time-jumping adventurer, a rocket hammer-wielding warrior or a transcendent robot monk, to name a few - and step into ever-expanding range of arenas to do battle in a unique 6-v-6 rumble.

    Whether you're engaging in combat on the front line, providing defensive cover with your energy shield, or supporting your allies by amplifying their damage, every hero's abilities are designed to be effective as part of a team.

    Get out there and protect the secrets of the mysterious Temple of Anubis, safely escort an EMP device through King's Row and more – the world of Overwatch is your battlefield.

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    • 1080i


    • 1080p


    • Vibration Function

      Vibration Function

    • Players

      1 Players

    • Network Players

      2-12 Network Players

    • No Offline Mode

      No Offline Mode


    Discover the lore

    Dig deeper into the Overwatch universe and get acquainted with the history of some of the key heroes from the ever-expanding roster of over 25 characters.


    Reinhardt Wilhelm styles himself as a champion of a bygone age, who lives by the knightly codes of valor, justice, and courage.


    Mei is a scientist who has taken the fight to preserve the environment into her own hands. 

    Soldier: 76

    Soldier: 76 wages a personal war to expose the truth behind Overwatch's collapse. 


    One of the world's most notorious hackers, Sombra uses information to manipulate those in power. 


    Mastering his skills as a bowman and an assassin, Hanzo Shimada strives to prove himself as a warrior without peer.


    Widowmaker is the perfect assassin: a patient, ruthlessly-efficient killer who shows no remorse. 

    Learn from the best

    21 expert tips for victory in Overwatch

    Principle Designer Scott Mercer talks you through his 21 top tips for getting get the best out of each characer.


    Victory demands teamwork

    Know your role

    Each hero is built around a specific team role - knowing where you need to be and what you need to do will be crucial to your team's success.


    The damage dealers. Your goal: seek out, engage and destroy the enemy.


    Stop the opposing team's advance, interrupt enemy attacks and fortify locations. 


    Lead the charge, soaking up damage and break apart fortified positions.


    Empower your allies, healing, shielding and boosting their damage. 


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