Stockholm, Sweden October 15, 2019 – The watch begins today at 8pm CEST for Nintendo Switch gamers around the world—Overwatch Legendary Edition has arrived! Following three years’ worth of content updates and gameplay enhancements, Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed team shooter comes to Nintendo Switch with a cast of 31 heroes that’s continually expanding, and a variety of casual and competitive game modes set across 28 distinct locations around the world.
Nintendo Switch players who join the fight for the future will experience all the additions that Overwatch has seen to date. These include the game’s 31st hero Sigma, an eccentric astrophysicist with the ability to control gravity; Havana, the newest locale in Overwatch, and the site of the latest Escort map; and the Workshop, a powerful and easy-to-use game-building tool with which players have already shared hundreds of thousands of brilliant and bizarre creations that are playable across platforms.
Nintendo Switch players can also use the console’s gyroscopic motion controls to experience Overwatch in an all-new way. By tilting their Joy-Con controllers, players will be able to guide Junkrat’s RIP-Tire to achieve maximum mayhem, soar through the skies and rain justice on their enemies as Pharah, land a Graviton Surge with surgical precision as Zarya, and more.
“The Legendary Edition reflects more than three years of ongoing development on Overwatch, and we can’t think of a better way to introduce the game to Nintendo Switch players. Whether they’re playing at home or on the go, we’re thrilled to welcome our newest heroes to the ever-evolving Overwatch universe.” said J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard Entertainment.
Overwatch – Game Features
Overwatch Legendary Edition will launch on Nintendo Switch with all of the heroes, maps, modes, and game updates currently available on other platforms, providing Nintendo Switch players with the complete Overwatch experience: