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'Overwatch' Coming to Nintendo Switch

The first-person shooter launched in 2016 on multiple platforms, but hadn't been available on Nintendo's console before.
'Overwatch'   |   Courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment
The first-person shooter launched in 2016 on multiple platforms, but hadn't been available on Nintendo's console before.

Rejoice, Nintendo Switch fans: Blizzard's colorful first-person shooter Overwatch has finally come to the console. 

During Wednesday's Nintendo Direct, the company revealed that the popular multiplayer shooter will be available on the Switch on Oct. 15. 

Originally launched in 2016 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, Overwatch has grown into something of a cultural phenomenon. The game has generated more than $1 billion in revenue over its lifetime; spawned a competitive esports league, Overwatch League; and continues to introduce more playable heroes for players to connect with, now boasting a roster of 30 characters.

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