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Update: You can now also pre-order the game and get a free golden loot box, with a guaranteed legendary inside, as well as Widownmaker's Noire skin.

The Nintendo Switch will be receiving its second Blizzard game soon, as Overwatch will be arriving on the console on October 15th! It will come bundled with 15 skins and 3 months of Nintendo Switch Online membership, which is required to play the game.

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4 hours ago, lChronosl said:

Wait, you need Nintendo Switch Online to play it?

Yes, the Game is multiplayer and most online Multiplayer Modes on Switch require that.
But it only costs 20 bucks a year. Sometimes there is an offer for just 5 bucks a year if you are in a special family group, like Streamer Groups.

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15 hours ago, kurdi said:

All I'm seeing here is that Tracer now can be in Smash Bros.

It's now only a matter of when

I sure hope never. If we were to get a Blizzard rep in Smash, it has to be someone from Diablo. Either Deckard Cain, Tyrael or Diablo himself.

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I am so not sure about Overwatch in Nintendo Switch. What are the odds the game is way too complicated to play in that device, I mean, lots of people use mouse+keyboard to play in other consoles

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1 hour ago, CaperfinWoW said:

Not surprised, although I believe this is Blizz first time on a Nintendo console, no? 

 

besides Starcraft 64...

Diablo 3 has been a success on Switch too afaik ? 

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2 hours ago, CaperfinWoW said:

Not surprised, although I believe this is Blizz first time on a Nintendo console, no? 

 

besides Starcraft 64...

Blizzard had many titles on Nintendo consoles (mostly on the SNES), even before they were Blizzard themselves (when they went by the name of "Silicon and Synapse") such as "Rock n' Roll Racing" and "The Lost Vikings". Once they became Blizzard they released stuff like "Blackthorne" and the aforementioned "StarCraft 64".

They even made some licensed games for the SNES, such as "Death and Return of Superman" and "Justice League Task Force".

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