Overwatch Gets 9.7 Million Players Playing in their Beta
Blizzard Entertainment announced that more than 9.7 million players around the world played its upcoming team-based shooter Overwatch during the Open Beta making it their biggest open beta ever. By the time the Open Beta came to a close on May 10, participants had joined forces for more than 4.9 billion minutes (over 81 million hours) across more than 37 million matches of intense competitive action, incredible teamwork, and all-out fun.
For those of you who didnt play in the beta, you choose from a diverse cast of 21 heroes—each with their own unique arsenal of extraordinary weapons and incredible abilities—and team up to complete objectives on battlefields set in locations around the globe. Blizzard’s first-person shooter will arrive in stores on starting May 24.
Source: jPress Release