Overwatch Revenue and Player Statistics (2023)

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 2 Player Statistics (2023)

In March 2023, Overwatch monthly active player count hit 25.26 million, according to Active Player.

Overwatch Player Count 
March 202325.26 million
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 2 events on Twitch were watched by an average of 33.6 thousand viewers in February 2023. (Statista)
Statistic: Average viewers of Overwatch 2 on Twitch worldwide from April 2022 to February 2023 (in 1,000s) | Statista
Find more statistics at 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 45 million monthly active users in the fourth 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 

  • Activision Blizzard announced that Overwatch 2 generated more than $100 million in net bookings in its first three months.
  • Overwatch developer Activision Blizzard’s bookings hit $3.57 billion in the fourth 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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