A new shooter game called ‘Overwatch’ has been announced by Blizzard Entertainment studio, of the World of Warcraft fame. Its venture has been hugely successful in the gaming world. Overwatch has been announced as a first time entry of Blizzard in first-person shooter gaming category. It is said to be of high stylized levels and science fiction Earth. It also has maps of landmarks and cities. It has London, and also Egyptian bazaar. Some of the game insights are similar to that of MMO Titan, however the mode of game and the aims are different in here.
Players have an option in the new game of Overwatch, players can choose characters, out of a wide range of selections available. Users can select from a variety of classes, nationalities, genders and such other variations. “Overwatch is our take on a vibrant, near-future universe with amped-up characters and action-packed team-based gameplay,” said Mike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. “With every new Blizzard game, we look at our favorite aspects of a genre and put our own spin on things. Our goal with Overwatch is to create an awesome FPS experience that’s more accessible to a much wider audience while delivering the action and depth that shooter fans love.”
Overwatch has 12 different characters, and has taken care and catered to wide array of players across the globe. An English pilot, a German soldier, an acrobatic Japanese mercenary, an Indian architect and many such fancy characters are included in the game said the company. With such a variety in nationalities, the game heads said in a press conference that they want the players worldwide to feel related to the game, and hence have equally represented various nationalities.
The company employees will be first to test the game. The beta testing will take place in 2015.