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There are a range of modes, each featuring team-based combat with two opposing sides of six players. Each character has a unique skill and attributes that need to be learned to be effective. Players select one of over two dozen pre-made hero characters from one of three class types:
- Damage offensive focused characters
- Tank defensive characters
- Support characters who can heal teammates.
View our choice of games like Overwatch. This game is good if you want to:
Overwatch Legendary Edition
Overwatch: Legendary Edition
Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. Some of these purchases (known as 'loot boxes') are for a chance of getting rare/higher-value items although common/lower-value items are more frequent.
You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4.
You need to purchase a Xbox Live Gold subscription to play online with Xbox One.
Skill RatingThis game is enjoyed by 10-16 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
Account RatingIf you are under 18-years-old, your parent or legal guardian must consent when making an account to play online.
You need be 18-years-old to to subscribe to Xbox Live Gold for online play, but can then configure family accounts for younger players to play online with Xbox One.
You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to Nintendo Online, but can then create accounts for children of any age to play online with Nintendo Switch.
You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4.
Our Overwatch Accessibility Report documents 19 accessibility features:
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