Blizzard is bringing a few of its PC video games to Steam for the primary time. The corporate introduced right now that the transition will begin with Overwatch 2 on August tenth, however didn’t go into element as to what different titles could also be coming to the platform.
President of Blizzard Mike Ybarra stated in a press release that Battle.web will stay a precedence for them however that “we’ve heard gamers need the selection of Steam for a number of our video games.” The corporate desires to remind customers that whereas Overwatch 2 shall be accessible on Steam, it nonetheless requires that you’ve got a Battle.web account to be able to play the sport and entry options comparable to cross-platform play. Gamers may also have entry to their Steam mates listing and can be capable of invite mates on Steam. Blizzard didn’t announce Steam Deck help, although that received’t cease gamers from attempting to get the sport operating on it.
Together with Steam help, Overwatch 2 is getting an enormous replace on the identical day. Gamers can anticipate PvE missions, a brand new PvP mode and a brand new hero. Blizzard calls it Overwatch 2: Invasion and says that it will likely be “an important alternative for brand new gamers.”
Blizzard hasn’t introduced what or when different titles shall be coming to Steam, noting that it will likely be sharing that data “when the time is correct.” These wanting to obtain the sport on Steam can add it to their wishlist now and also you’ll be notified when the sport comes out on August tenth.