It’s hard to believe that Overwatch has been out for five years now, and there hasn’t really been any consideration for any sort of crossplay features across consoles and PC. Luckily, it looks like that’s about to change.
Blizzard announced in a new update for the game that crossplay is definitely in the works, with a new beta set to come our way soon. Though a date wasn’t given, it will allow players to match up across every platform, including PC, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One. This includes across different regions too, save for China, which will continue to operate separately.
So how’s it work, you ask? Simple. You just need to set up a Battle.net account and log in to Overwatch on your platform of choice. Those that partake will not only get to take advantage of taking on friends, but will also receive a free Golden Loot Box for their trouble.
Blizzard did hint that the beta could kick off later in the summer. But at the moment, it’s currently in testing phase, though word is progress is going swimmingly. Check out details on the update below, and prepare to challenge the world! (I’ve got Junkrat, who you got?!)
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