Overwatch has been one of the most popular and successful first-person shooters of 2016. The game came out in May, and has been one of the most talked about games of the year.
According to Superdata, Overwatch is the most successful PC game of 2016. The data gathering website revealed that the new FPS has generated more revenue than any other popular PC game such as Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Minecraft. Superdata also revealed that Overwatch was the most profitable game of 2016. The website shared some numbers with the public, claiming that Blizzard’s shooter generated $585.6 million in revenue.
Superdata shared some information regarding the contenders for the top spot for PC games. The top 5 most profitable PC games of 2016 which are given below:
- Overwatch ($585.6 Million)
- Counter-Strike: Global Offensive ($257.2 Million)
- Guild Wars ($91 Million)
- Minecraft ($88.7 Million)
- Fallout 4 ($74.9 Million)
The gap between the other games compared to Blizzard’s FPS shows just how dominant it was in 2016. The game is played by over 20 million users across the world. Overwatch is continuing its growth, with the game’s competitive scene gaining popularity and motivating more and more players to pick up the game. The Overwatch team is currently working on adding more heroes to the game, which keeps the game interesting and fun for everyone.
Overwatch is developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment and is available now on the PS4, Xbox One and PC.