Overwatch Echo Release Date: Everything You Need to Know

When can we expect Echo's release date in Overwatch?
When can we expect Echo's release date in Overwatch? | Photo by Blizzard Entertainment

Overwatch Echo release date has come and gone, as the new Overwatch Hero 32 went live April 14 on all platforms. Here's everything you need to know about the buildup to the release.

Overwatch Echo Release Date

Echo will be the 32nd Hero added to Overwatch. Despite being the latest Hero, Echo was involved with the earliest drafts of Overwatch. Not only is she one of the earliest Heroes designed, in lore she is one of the key members of Overwatch, created by Liao, one of the founding members.

While Liao was always anticipated as a Hero, it was revealed she died in an attack and Echo was meant to carry on her work.

Echo was revealed in earlier shorts, appearing at the end of Reunion with McCree and she helps the team take on the Omnics in the Overwatch 2 announcement trailer.

UPDATE (4/9 1:28 p.m. ET): Blizzard announced Echo is coming to Overwatch on April 14.

UPDATE (3/19 1:40 p.m. ET): Echo is now available on the Overwatch PTR.