Overwatch Open Beta had over 9.7 Million Global Players

Blizzard has announced that Overwatch was their biggest open beta for the company coming in at over 9.7 million global players answering the call. Here are some stats: over 81 million hours of Overwatch was played across 37 million matches.

“We’re thrilled that such an incredible number of players from around the globe got a chance to check out Overwatch during the Open Beta,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment.

“Our mission was to make sure as many console and PC gamers as possible could experience the full game ahead of its launch—the response was overwhelming, and we hope that everyone had a blast.”

Overwatch hits PC, Xbox One and PS4 on May 24th.

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