Original Overwatch characters are important to remember considering how far the game's roster has come since its May 2016 release.
Overwatch is a first-person shooter developed by Blizzard. The game features a 6-vs-6 base with players competing in multiple game modes. There is a wide array of heroes from which to choose, now totaling 30. Heroes are divided into three categories: Tank, Damage and Support.
Although new faces have joined the fray post-release, who are the original characters from when Overwatch released? Here's everything you need to know.
Original Overwatch Characters
Here is a list of the original 21 heroes in Overwatch:
- Soldier: 76
Since launch, nine new heroes have been added bringing the total tally to 30. Here are those heroes and their respective release dates:
- Ana - July 19, 2016
- Sombra - Nov. 15, 2016
- Orisa - March 21, 2017
- Doomfist - July 27, 2017
- Moira - Nov. 16, 2017
- Brigitte - March 20, 2018
- Wrecking Ball - July 24, 2018
- Ashe - Nov. 13, 2018
- Baptiste - March 19, 2019
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