Overwatch is a thrilling and team-based multiplayer online first-person shooter video game. Developed as well as published by Blizzard Entertainment. It was unveiled before the world on 24th May 2016 for PlayStation 4, Windows and Xbox One. It is one of the major franchise of Blizzard and came about following the 2014 cancellation of the ambitious that is massively multiplayer online role-playing game, so far called as Titan. So the portion of the Titan game team comes with the real concept of this game. This is because of the success of team-based first-person shooters.

Despite, this game also gave real strength to the online multiplayer battle arena. People love to play this game online because it has borrowed some assets and concepts from Titan. It was first unveiled in 2014 in fully playable state and closed beta until the end of 2015. Upon its release in May 2016, it became one of the largest selling online games. As the release of Overwatch game was promoted through animated videos to introduce the characters and narratives of the game. It also received some possible reviews from the critics due to its hero characters, accessibility, best enjoyable gameplay and bright cartoonist art style.

Awards

So far considered as one of the best games released in 2016. So due to its fair gameplay, it has received many awards Game of the Year Awards at The Game Awards, Game Developers Choice Awards, and D.I.C.E Awards. Despite, it has received much more awards from famous publications.

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Characters

As talk about the team of this game, it includes two teams of six players each. Each player of the team selected from a roster of 25 pre-defined characters. These characters are called as the heroes. Each player and hero have its own unique style. These roles are also grouped into four categories which are Tank, Support, Defense, and Offense. Blizzard has added more players, maps, game modes and characters.

So here are the names of characters in Overwatch (Category wise)

OffenseDefenseTankSupport

Characters included in the offense have much higher mobility and best known for their ability to deal with large destruction and damage. How to balance it? To balance it, these characters have very low points of hit.

  1. Doomfist
  2. Genji
  3. Mccree
  4. Pharah
  5. Reaper
  6. Soldier: 76
  7. Sombra
  8. Tracer

These characters have the ability to excel at protecting specific locations and creating choke points. Some of these characters also provide large support in fields.

  1. Bastion
  2. Hanzo
  3. Junkrat
  4. Mei
  5. Torbjorn
  6. Widowmaker

Best known for the large hit points out of all the characters included in the game. Due to this ability, they can draw enemy fire away from their teammates to themselves. In short words, they disrupt the team of the enemies. They have also abilities to protect themselves as well as their team.

  1. D.va
  2. Orisa
  3. Reinhardt
  4. Roadhog
  5. Winston
  6. Zarya

These characters have great ability to enhance the power of their team and weaken the team of enemies. They cannot deal with a lot of destruction and damage as well as they have average hit points.

  1. Ana
  2. Lucio
  3. Mercy
  4. Symmetra
  5. Zenyatta

The animations of the characters were created by the David Gibson of Blizzard.

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