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IGN Ad Leaks Overwatch Release Date [UPDATE]

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We already knew that Overwatch would be out this spring; now, thanks to a leak from IGN’s advertising folks, we have more specifics. Blizzard’s hero-based shooter will release on May 24.

The news isn’t official yet—as a publicly traded company, Activision-Blizzard has to do things very formally—but this is pretty clear. Overwatch is currently in round two of what’s been a closed beta so far. According to the advertisement, pre-orderers will get early access to another beta in May.

UPDATE - 2:35pm: And now it’s official, via Blizzard press release: Overwatch will be out May 24 for PC, Xbox One, and PS4.


Another shot (h/t all the folks who sent this to us):


Poor ad sales people. Those guys work hard!

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