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57 Great Games Like Overwatch

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to Overwatch and have found the following:

Overwatch is a shooting game but with the focus on teamwork and skill rather than violence. Along with games like Rocket League it has professional e-sports competitions where players compete for prizes.

Unfortunately, Overwatch is not available on Android, Mac or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 24/05/2016, updated in 2022

Price: Free

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Players: 1 (12 online)

Genres: Shooting (Action, Fighting and Traversal)

Accessibility: 18 features

Developer: Blizzard Ent (@Blizzard_Ent)

Costs: Free. In-Game Loot Boxes

43 Similar Games Long List

Here are our hand-picked long list of similar games; the perfect thing to play next if you enjoyed Overwatch. We don't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Overwatch.
 

Boomerang X

Release Date: 08/07/2021

Platforms: Mac, PC and Switch

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Boomerang X is a shooting platform game where you explore worlds and fight enemies with a boomerang-like shuriken weapon. Unusually, you can warp to your boomerang once thrown meaning you can slice, fly, and blast through arenas swarming with evil...

Valorant

Release Date: 02/06/2020

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Valorant is a team-based online shooting game, where two teams of five compete under the role of agents with unique abilities. It's designed to be competitive and requires considerable skill and practice to win matches. Between rounds, players spend...

Risk of Rain 2 (Series)

Release Date: 30/08/2019

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Risk of Rain 2 is a multiplayer adventure game where you have to fight to survive and escape a planet you've crash-landed on. It's formatted like a 'Roguelike' game: an iterative game that requires multiple goes to complete a level and where your...

Fortnite

Release Date: 25/07/2017, updated in 2018

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: Open World

Fortnite (sometimes misspelled Fortnight) rose to popularity via its Battle Royale mode where 100 players fight against each other in online battles to the death. While they play, using shooting, evasion and building skills to survive, a storm is...

Krunker

Release Date: 29/01/2019

Platforms: Web

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Krunker (Krunker.io and Krunker Free) is a shooting game where you compete against online opponents on various maps. As you level up you unlock weapons that help you in the game. It's unusual because you play it in any web browser with no need to...

Phantom Forces (Roblox)

Release Date: 31/08/2015

Platforms: Mac, PC, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Phantom Forces Roblox is a popular shooting game on Roblox. Phantom Forces isn’t available on iOS or Android. It's a shooting game played in an online arena in teams. Although it looks simple, it offers a high-skill challenge similar to [link to...

Splatoon 3 (Series)

Release Date: 21/07/2017, updated in 2022

Platforms: Switch and Wii U

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Splatoon on the Wii U, Splatoon 2 and Splatoon 3 on the Switch are games where you shoot ink rather than bullets in this deeply skilled combat game. As well as taking out opponents, teams work together to cover the arena with their colour of ink. This...

Free Fire (Series)

Release Date: 29/10/2018

Platforms: Android and iOS

Garena Free Fire (also called Free Fire Battlegrounds, Free Fire, Garena Free Fire-New Beginning) is a shooting game like Fortnite but only played on mobile phones and tablet devices. It is highly popular for its online battles where 50 players search...

Plants Vs. Zombies (Series)

Release Date: 04/09/2019

Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Components: 3D Third-Person

Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare is a series of third-person shooting games about the battle for supremacy between weaponised plants and attacking zombies. It's good for families because the comedic zombies and funny plant powers keep things away from...

Rogue Company

Release Date: 30/06/2020

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Components: Open World

Rogue Company is an online shooting game where players compete in teams to win rounds. You play as one of the elite agents of Rogue Company, each with their own individual set of skills, and go to war in a variety of different game modes.

Apex Legends

Release Date: 04/02/2019

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Components: Open World

Apex Legends is a shooting game where you work with two other players landing on an island and searching for weapons and supplies. You mission is to defeat the other 50 players to be the last team standing.

Enlisted

Release Date: 10/11/2020, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Components: Open World

Enlisted is an online shooting game set in historically accurate World War II battle. You play a squad of soldiers and can switch between them as you take on other players doing the same in large online battles. It's unusual not only for its historical...

Star Wars: Republic Commando

Release Date: 28/02/2005, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Star Wars: Republic Commando is a shooting game set in the Star Wars universe, where you complete missions as part of an elite squad of Clones. Still regarded as one of the best Star Wars games over 16 years after its initial release, its fast-paced...

Dauntless

Release Date: 21/05/2019

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Components: Open World

Dauntless is an action fighting video game where you play a monster hunter in a fantasy world. Cataclysmic events have released Behemoth creatures that prey on the surviving humans. You play a monster hunter who hunts and kills large fantasy creatures,...

Bad Business (Roblox)

Release Date: 29/05/2019

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, Xbox One and iOS

Components: 3D First-Person

Bad Business on Roblox, is a first-person shooting game. It's similar to Call of Duty and Battlefield with shooting, running and sniping with different weapons.

Otterman Empire

Release Date: 02/07/2020

Platforms: PC, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

The Otterman Empire is a fun shooting game where you battle anthropomorphic characters in Splatoon-like arena encounters.

Knockout City

Release Date: 21/05/2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Knockout City is a futuristic sports game where rival crews take on dodgeball style battles. It combines arena battles with projectile combat. With the focus on the ball as much as the other players, this brings more strategy and a great emphasis on...

Hypercharge: Unboxed

Release Date: 31/01/2020

Platforms: PC and Switch

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Hypercharge: Unboxed is a shooting game where you play a small toy from the 1990s in human-sized arenas like a toy shop, back garden and a garage. It combines base defence play with exploration and collection running and jumping in a wide range of...

Paladins: Champions of the Realm

Release Date: 31/03/2017

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Paladins: Champions of the Realm is a free online shooting game, like Overwatch that lets you play as different heroes in the battles. It's set in a world combining fantasy and science fiction, including medieval-looking...

Crossfire X

Release Date: 31/08/2011

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 14+ year-olds

Crossfire X is a free-to-play shooting game similar to Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, where two opposing teams compete to complete conflicting objectives. It's a tactical team-based game, that may seem like many other games. However, it has a huge...

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Release Date: 20/12/2017, updated in 2018

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One and iOS

Components: Open World

Playunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a battle-royale shooting game where you take on 100 players. Like a more realistic version of Fortnite, you collect supplies and out strategize your opponents to become the last person standing.

Pokémon Unite

Release Date: 21/07/2021, updated in 2021

Platforms: Android, Switch and iOS

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Pokémon Unite is an online fighting game where you battle Pokémon in an arena and try and score points against an opposing team. Its short, frenetic matches are similar to DotA or [link to game/League+Of+Legends League of...

Deep Rock Galactic

Release Date: 13/05/2020

Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

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Titanfall (Series)

Release Date: 20/10/2016

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

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Quantum League

Release Date: 26/05/2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Quantum League is a shooting game where you go back in time when you die, to play through the same loop of the battle. You have three lives and so play through the same short gun-fight three times. But each time you have more knowledge about what the...

Ninjala

Release Date: 24/06/2020

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Wolfenstein (Series)

Release Date: 01/09/1981, updated in 2019

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS2, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Switch and Xbox One

Components: 3D First-Person

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League Of Legends

Release Date: 27/10/2009

Platforms: Mac and PC

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

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Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Components: 3D First-Person

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Rawmen

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

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Research and Destroy

Release Date: 26/04/2022

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Research and Destroy is an action game that combines turn-based strategy with real-time, fast-paced shooting as you play a trio of scientists saving humanity from a zombie apocalypse. Each turn you have 8 seconds to do as much damage to the hordes of...

DotA 2

Release Date: 09/06/2013, updated in 2013

Platforms: Mac and PC

DotA 2 (Defence of the Ancients) is a series of fighting and shooting games where you battle enemies and human-controlled characters in online matches. The aim is to destroy the other team's Ancient artefact using one of the many characters. Similar to...

Guns of Icarus

Release Date: 10/03/2018

Platforms: Mac, PC and PS4

Components: Open World

Guns of Icarus (Online/Alliance) is an online battle between teams of steampunk airships. Join up to 32 players for epic airship battles, with four players manning each ship. Or you can team up with a few friends to fight the AI that learns your habits....

Planetside 2

Release Date: 20/11/2012, updated in 2019

Platforms: PC and PS4

Components: 3D First-Person and Open World

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Borderlands 3 (Series)

Release Date: 20/10/2009, updated in 2019

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, PS5, Stadia, Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS

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Destruction AllStars

Release Date: 02/02/2021

Platforms: PS5

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

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Please Knock On My Door

Release Date: 07/09/2017

Platforms: PC

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Rocket Arena

Release Date: 14/07/2020

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Rocket Arena is online shooting game where two teams of three battle each other. The twist is that you never die and leave the action. To win you use your characters unique rocket attacks and abilities to champion the other team.

Crucible

Release Date: 10/05/2020

Platforms: PC

Crucible is a team-based shooting game played on a varied and dangerous alien world. Humans, aliens, and robots converge to hunt the mysterious and powerful substance known as Essence. Fight together, unlock new abilities, adapt to ever-changing...

The Finals

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

Components: 3D First-Person, Day and Night and Weather

The Finals is an online shooting game where you are a contestant in a violent game show. You play from first person perspective, aiming to shoot opponents before they shoot you. The twist is that everything in the world from the buildings to the trees...

HyperBrawl Tournament

Release Date: 11/06/2020, updated in 2020

Platforms: Apple TV, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

HyperBrawl Tournament is a sports combat game. Played in futuristic arenas where you must smash, brawl and score your way to victory in relentless, high-adrenaline player versus player battles. It's like an updated version of the classic Speedball or...

Warframe

Release Date: 25/03/2013, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

Warframe is a role-playing and shooting game with a focus on narrative-driven adventures and fast-paced, skill-based combat. It offers the fighting and shooting from games like Halo, but in a galaxy on a par with No Man's...

Shadow Frog

Release Date: 18/06/2020

Platforms: iOS

Shadow Frog is a simple running and jumping game you play with a single button/tap on the screen. You play Frogo who needs to escape the caves. Using just your jump button you interact with the cave walls and platforms to get around and collect keys....

 

11 Younger Content Rating than Overwatch

If Overwatch is not age appropriate for your child, here are similar games ordered by age rating so you can find an age-appropriate alternative that’s also a game they will love.
 

 

9 Easier Skill Rating than Overwatch

If you like the sound of Overwatch but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
 

16 Video Games Like Overwatch Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to Overwatch. This includes games from the Fighting, Action, Shooting and Traversal genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

14 Video Games With More Documented Accessibility Features than Overwatch

If you like the sound of Overwatch but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our Overwatch Accessibility Report.
 

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