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Blizzard will pull the plug on its first Overwatch game on October 2 – Games – News

Blizzard will shut down the servers of the original Overwatch game from 2016 on October 2, 2016. This will happen 27 hours before Overwatch 2 hits the market. The second part is finally the only playable Overwatch title.

The commercial lead From Blizzard, John Spector, Confirms to Eurogamer October 2 is the last day the original Overwatch can be played. Since Spector is talking about the Pacific Time Zone, players from Europe will likely still be able to play the game for a few hours on October 3. After that, it will take about 27 hours for the Overwatch 2 servers to run.

Overwatch players will have the option to pre-download Overwatch 2 before launch. If the first Overwatch is still installed, the option to update to Overwatch 2 will appear automatically when running on PC and console after Part 2 is released.

Overwatch 2 will be released on October 4 for PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch, and unlike the original game, the game will be free from day one. become the game With new content every nine weeks. To get all this content, a seasonal pass is required. Season 1 ends on December 6.

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