Earlier this year, Blizzard announced that their latest IP and franchise Overwatch managed to hit 25 million players. Fast forward a few more months and it seems that the momentum for the game has not slowed down because Blizzard has announced that Overwatch has now managed to hit 30 million players.

That’s a pretty impressive feat to gain 5 million players in the course of 3 months. It is possible that Overwatch could be Blizzard’s most successful game yet. To give you guys some perspective, Blizzard’s MMORPG World of Warcraft peaked at around 12 million subscribers, although to be fair Overwatch does not require a subscription so its barrier to entry is lower.

Blizzard has been hard at work on Overwatch where they are constantly improving and tweaking the game. They are also introducing new content such as game modes, holiday events, and last we heard, at least 6 new maps are coming to the game with 3 being competitive and 3 being normal.

Overwatch is certainly far from being done as we have heard rumblings of potential new characters, such as Doomfist which has been talked a lot about but has yet to materialize. Unfortunately at the moment for those who are wondering about the fuss surrounding Overwatch, there is no free version of the game yet and if you want to try your hand at it, you’ll either have to purchase it outright or play it on a friend’s computer.

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