Overwatch Revenue and Player Statistics (2022)

After Starcraft, Diablo and Warcraft, Blizzard finally decided to release a new game and announced Overwatch at the end of 2014. Overwatch, a team-based, multiplayer shooter game, was released in 2016 and has since become one of the best FPS games out there. The popular FPS game was shut down on October 3, 2022, with the release of Overwatch 2. In this article, you will find out Overwatch player count, revenue, and the most up-to-date Overwatch 2 stats.

Overwatch End Date: October 3, 2022

Overwatch 2 Release Date: October 4, 2022

Overwatch Developer: Blizzard Entertainment

Overwatch Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment

Overwatch 2 – Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X/S

Overwatch Player Statistics (2022)

As of September 2022, Overwatch monthly active player count hit 9.2 million, according to Active Player.

Overwatch Player Count 
September 20229.2 million
End of 20217 million
November 202010 million
May 201840 million
October 201735 million
October 201620 million

+ Released on October 4, 2022, the free-to-play Overwatch 2 reached 25 million players in the first 10 days. 

+ Overwatch events on Twitch were watched by an average of 7.2 thousand viewers in August 2022. (Statista)

Statistic: Average viewers of Overwatch on Twitch worldwide from January 2018 to August 2022 (in 1,000s) | Statista

+ As of February 2022, Overwatch 2 was among the most followed games on Twitch worldwide, with 20.22 million followers. 

+ Overwatch developer Blizzard reached 27 million monthly active users in the second quarter of 2022. (Statista)

Statistic: Number of monthly active users (MAU) of Blizzard Entertainment worldwide from 1st quarter 2018 to 2nd quarter 2022 (in millions) | Statista

Overwatch Revenue Statistics 

+ Overwatch developer Activision Blizzard’s bookings hit $1.64 billion in the second quarter of 2022, down 14% year-over-year.  

+ Overwatch made less than 10% of Activision’s 2021 revenues. 

+ As of the first quarter of 2017, Overwatch became the eighth Activision Blizzard game to generate $1 billion in revenue. (VentureBeat)

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