Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 Beta cracks 1 million viewers on Twitch — sooner or later after its launch

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Yesterday, Blizzard launched its first beta for Overwatch 2 and has since completely obliterated the collection’ earlier report of concurrent viewers for the game, reaching a present peak of 1,255,719 viewers. Before the launch of the beta, Overwatch as an entire had a peak viewer depend of 439,152 (per our sister site Dot Esports), which occurred through the first day of Overwatch League in January of 2018.

It is value noting that Overwatch 2 is technically a distinct game to the unique Overwatch which some gamers could have been streaming as effectively below the identical class on the platform. Even with that in perspective, the extremely anticipated sequel simply surpassed the a million mark.

Streamer xQcOW is delivering plenty of that visitors, as he hit a peak of 185,000 viewers on his channel yesterday and has already overwhelmed that at the moment with over 211,000 concurrent viewers. The streamer is at the moment the most-watched channel on the platform.

For those who didn’t signal as much as get entry to the Overwatch 2 beta by e-mail, there may be nonetheless hope. By watching authorised streamers on Twitch for no less than 4 hours, you may get a drop to realize entry to play so long as your Battle.internet account is linked to the streaming platform. The Overwatch 2 beta might be working till May 17 completely on PC.