Overwatch Is Blizzard’s Biggest Open Beta Ever

Posted by HardOCP News 8:18 AM (CDT)

Friday May 13, 2016

According to this press release more than 9.7 million players took part in the Overwatch open beta, playing an astounding 81 million hours. The game hits store shelves and Steam on May 24th. How many of you guys will be playing?

Blizzard Entertainment today announced that more than 9.7 million players around the world played its upcoming team-based shooter Overwatchآ® during the Open Beta for PlayStationآ®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and Windowsآ® PC, making it Blizzard’s 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.