Overwatch Competitive Mode Delayed To “Later In July”

Blizzard Entertainment has delayed the upcoming competitive ranking mode for Overwatch to July 2016. This mode was supposed to release in June but will now release later in July.

Overwatch is a team-based first person shooter that is developed by Blizzard Entertainment, who are known for their World of Warcraft series. The game has received a huge fan following due to its unique art style and team-based gameplay and set new sales record for Blizzard Entertainment.

If you were hoping to see the new competitive ranking mode anytime soon, you will be disappointed to know that it won’t make its original June release. This was confirmed in an official tweet by the Overwatch twitter account.


Overwatch is currently available for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. Blizzard Entertainment has promised a strong post-launch support for the game and teased improved player of the game algorithm in future updates. They also plan to support the game with new modes including the delayed competitive ranking mode.

Let us know what you think about this delay in the comments below.

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