Overwatch Base Price Will Be $40, $60 On Consoles

Turns out Overwatch won’t be free-to-play, as many (myself included!) had predicted.

Instead it’ll cost you $40 to buy the base version of Blizzard’s new hero shooter on PC, Blizzard just announced. To buy the premium “Origins” edition, which comes with a bunch of skins and other perks and is available for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, you’ll have to spend $60.

Both versions of the game will come with 21 heroes. No word on whether others will be sold piecemeal.

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Overwatch will be out this spring, Blizzard says. It’s in beta right now. It’s also quite fun.

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