‘Overwatch 2’ Player Count And Double XP Weekend Dates Revealed
Regardless of all of the launch week server points and numerous bugs, Overwatch 2 nonetheless managed to drag in additional than 25 million gamers in simply 10 days. That’s sure to be a giant increase of confidence for Crew 4, even because the devs beaver away to maintain some issues.
Blizzard stated in a press launch that Overwatch 2 has practically tripled “the earlier each day participant peak from the unique Overwatch,” so engagement is excessive. Nonetheless, it’s price noting that Overwatch 1 had a sticker value, whereas Overwatch 2 is free-to-play (although new gamers want to attach a sound cellphone quantity to their account).
What’s extra, Blizzard stated the each day Overwatch 2 participant base is break up nearly evenly between the Americas, Asia and the Europe, Center East and Africa area. That’s fascinating, as a result of it hints on the international enchantment of this recreation.
Blizzard famous a few different attention-grabbing issues within the assertion. For one factor, Kiriko is proving to be a well-liked decide. Not too shocking, on condition that she’s the most recent hero to affix the fray. She’s additionally rad. Gamers used her Kitsune Rush Final greater than 2 million occasions within the first week. I believe I accounted for about 50 of these.
In the meantime, Blizzard has revealed the dates for 3 weekends throughout which you’ll have the ability to earn double XP and stage up your battle go sooner. This is likely one of the issues the corporate has supplied to make up for the most important launch points. Right here’s when the double XP weekends happen:
- From October 21 at 2PM ET till October 24 at 2PM ET
- From October 28 at 2PM ET till October 31 at 2PM ET
- From November 24 at 2PM ET till November 28 at 2PM ET
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