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    Overwatch

    Game » consists of 22 releases. Released May 23, 2016

    A sci-fi multiplayer first-person shooter from Blizzard, in which players can choose from a wide range of Heroes with unique weapons and abilities. It was later discontinued in 2022 for the free-to-play sequel.

    Are the console versions of Overwatch any good?

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    I'm a longtime fan of Blizzard and really want to give Overwatch a shot, however I don't have a high powered PC as i'm a college student trying to finish my last year and can't afford a good PC for a while. I have a PS4 and Xbox One though, and would like to give the game a shot but haven't heard much on the games console versions. Any good? If so, which system has the healthiest community. Am I missing out playing it on those?

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    I've enjoyed the hell out of the Xbox One version, and never had a problem finding a game quickly. I would imagine the PS4 is even better, considering the larger user base. I went with the One version because a buddy of mine plays as well. It runs with no issue whatsoever as well, and considering it's Blizzard, I would guess the PS4 version runs great too.

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    I've had the PS4 version since release and yeah it's great.

    Every version of the game is perfect

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    Well over 200 hours in the PS4 version and yes, it is absolutely fine. Great, even.

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    Plays well on controller. Snipers aren't as effective and in early ranks you'll find troborjgn the bane of your existence but it's a ruddy good port that looks good and runs a smooth 60fps

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    Plays fine on ps4, and it seems to be that Blizzard is supporting it via updates etc unlike how valve did team fortress.

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    #7  Edited By L33T_HAXOR

    It seemed fine, but I got the impression the game was designed to be played with a mouse. I've only played like four hours of Overwatch though.

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    #8  Edited By SSully

    I play on the PC, but tried it on PS4 during one of the free weekends this year and it seems to be a good version, but felt incredibly slow compared to the PC version. I suspect it's one of those games that is great where ever you play it, but best on PC.

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    #9  Edited By kerse

    They are fantastic. The only thing I would say is that I'm starting to feel a longing for the mouse and keyboard because I've never been very good at aiming on a console, while I'm decent on a PC. That said, I probably put like 100 hours into the game before feeling that way. So I would say they are absolutely good on the consoles.

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