Overwatch first of the name was released in 2016 on many gaming platforms. Thus, it has been more than 6 years that players can enjoy the title, developed by Blizzard. Unfortunately, as announced a short time ago by the development studio in charge of the license, Overwatch will soon no longer be accessible because its servers will close. But, what is the exact closing date?
When do the Overwatch servers close?
As of October 2, 2022 , Overwatch servers will no longer be available. So, as you will have understood, after this date, it will no longer be possible to play the first opus in the FPS series from Blizzard. Bad news that we learned in particular at the end of June. Indeed, at that time, the development studio had answered several questions on Reddit. On this occasion, the title director then said: ” When Overwatch 2 launches on October 4, it will replace the current live service “. The official server shutdown date was revealed this month.
As noted, two days before the official release of Overwatch 2,Overwatch will disappear. Remember, therefore, that the second opus of the license arrives on October 4 of this year, in particular on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series, PC and Nintendo Switch. Unlike its predecessor, Overwatch 2 is free-to-play. At its official launch, the game will feature PvP. PvE will only come later. According to the latest known information, the title will offer cross-play and cross-progression functionality. Finally, note that a Battle.net account is required to play.