Overwatch Competitive Play now available on PC, coming next week to PS4 and Xbox One
Blizzard has announced that the competitive mode with ranking is now available on PC via an update that can be downloaded on Battle.net. This addition will appear in the coming days on gaming consoles.
Available since May 2016, Overwatch is the latest game from the Blizzard studio till dated. This FPS game that focuses on multiplayer has already a strong community of players, ensuring muscular parts online.
Expected for several weeks, the competitive play mode with ranking is now available on PC, using an updated launcher on Battle.net. Blizzard said that this game mode can be used from level 25. The “skill rating” – up to 100 – will meanwhile be accessible after having conducted 10 online games.
This feature allows the computer to select players from our level to ensure the interesting parts. This competitive mode will consist of four seasons, each lasting two and a half months.
This addition will arrive from next week on PS4 and Xbox One. “We don’t have an exact date to share, but we can confirm that the patch is going through approvals right now on both platforms,” said Blizzard in the official forum.
“We know this isn’t an ideal way to deliver new content, so we’re going to continue to refine our patching processes over the next few months in an effort to sync up our release dates across platforms as closely possible. Although our Battle.net client will always allow us to be more agile on PC, we hope to reach a point where we can release major updates on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 simultaneously.”
Furthermore Blizzard reiterates that Competitive play is far from finished and it is further based on the feedback of the players they are working.