Blizzcon 2015 brings news of Overwatch coming to the Xbox One, PS4 and PC Spring of 2016

Fans of the multi-partnered shooter, Overwatch, might be pleased to know that Blizzard has set a time frame for its release. During the fan convention Blizzcon, going on in Anaheim CA this weekend, news leaked that the game would have a release window of Spring 2016. Overwatch is said to be coming to the Playstation 4, PC, and Xbox One.

Fresh on the hells of Blizzards announcement, fans can now head to the official Overwatch site and sign up for beta access to the game. While the beta is designed to be private, it currently seems the floodgates are opened for new sign ups, for now. For fans who find the game suited to their shooter needs, Blizzard has also launched a pre-order page in conjunction with the Blizzcon news and private beta launch.

The pre-order page includes information about the game, characters, ‘digital goodies’ and an ‘Origins Edition Trailer’. Fans visiting the pre-order page will also find pricing on an Origins Edition and Collectors Edition of the games scheduled for Spring 2016.

For the more casual Overwatch fan, the Origins Edition of the game will sell for $59.99 (US) and include:

  • Pre-purchase Bonus: Noire Skin for Widowmaker
  • 21 Extraordinary Heroes: Choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities.
  • Iconic Environments: Fight on futuristic battlefields around the globe: the cobbled streets of King’s Row in London; the mysterious Temple of Anubis; Numbani, where human and omnic live in harmony, and more…
  • 5 Origin Skins: Overgrown Bastion, Security Chief Pharah, Strike-Commander Morrison, Blackwatch Reyes, and Slipstream Tracer.

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For the hardcore Overwatch player, the Collectors Edition will sell for $129.99 (US) and include:

  • Pre-purchase Bonus: Noire Skin for Widowmaker
  • 21 Extraordinary Heroes: Choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities.
  • Iconic Environments: Fight on futuristic battlefields around the globe: the cobbled streets of King’s Row in London; the mysterious Temple of Anubis; Numbani, where human and omnic live in harmony, and more…
  • Soldier: 76 Statue: Overwatch’s former Strike-Commander stands tall once again—on your desk. This premium-grade statue measures 12.8” in height.
  • Overwatch Visual Sourcebook: Dive into the world of Overwatch with in-depth illustrations and information about the game’s heroes, locations, and story.
  • Overwatch Soundtrack: Enjoy the music of the future with this immersive soundtrack.
  • 5 Origin Skins: Overgrown Bastion, Security Chief Pharah, Strike-Commander Morrison, Blackwatch Reyes, and Slipstream Tracer.

Interested fans can sign up for pre-orders here.

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