Overwatch confirms the arrival of cross-play, how will it work?

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Overwatch confirms the arrival of cross-play, how will it work?

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that Overwatch will receive a upgrade to support cross-play (cross-play) coming soon. Users of PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, Nintendo Switch and PC they will share servers in online multiplayer games and will be enabled by default in all game modes, the company has indicated on the occasion of the announcement.

According to the information, once the Overwatch crossover update is available, console users (Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch) they will have to link their account to Battle.net, the Blizzard infrastructure; or create a new account if you do not have one if you want to enjoy this new feature.

Overwatch crossover play will be enabled by default; it will be possible to disable it

Although this new configuration of pairing between consoles will be enabled by default, console players will be able to disable it; not so on PC. Another important aspect is that eIn competitive modes, users will be divided between console and PC, thus facilitating that computer users, who generally play with keyboard and mouse, do not coincide in online games when they are competitive.

Finally, Blizzard indicates that regardless of the game platform, everyone who logs into Overwatch once when crossover play arrives will receive a golden loot box with rewards.

Those who play on Xbox Series X | S consoles, Microsoft’s next-generation machines, can now make use of the optimized option with up to 120 FPS and 1440p resolution.

Overwatch 2 will resize its teams to 5v5

Overwatch 2 is the next fan date with the saga. The title is still in development and, as indicated last May, the mode PvP (player versus player) will change the size of their teams from six to five, thus playing a 5v5 structure. Overwatch 2 has no confirmed release date; What is certain is that it will not be released in 2021. It will soon arrive on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC consoles.

Source | Blizzard Entertainment (2)


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