It looks like the date has been confirmed. In a Playstation Blog post, Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan confirmed that the release date for Overwatch will be May 24, 2016. Other information given was that the open beta for the game will be from May 5th to May 9th for everyone, and players who preorder the game will be able to access the beta earlier on May 3rd and May 4th, with the ability to bring a friend in as well.
If you are pumped about playing Overwatch this summer, then you may be excited to hear about some potential leaks..
In an article from Kotaku, an advertisement on IGN, which has now been removed, may have accidentally leaked the release date for the upcoming "hero shooter" as May 24, 2016. The ad also mentions that players who preorder the game will be given access to an open beta that will also be held in early May. While Blizzard has not officially confirmed this news, or given out a release date for the game yet, this may be some news to keep in mind!
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