Overwatch System Requirements 

Overwatch is a team-based shooter game based on the earth’s future. The game, though, assigns multiple players and divides them into two teams, mainly revolving around the Hero Shooter. However, all of the team members are heroes. Now though, Overwatch is a paid game, costing almost $44. But Blizzard Entertainment, the publisher of Overwatch, has already declared the release date of Overwatch 2, which is the 4th of 0ctober, 2022. And what makes the players eagerly wait for the game is its price; the game is free-to-play on Windows PC. 

Now that the game is free, you should get ready with the system as soon as possible. Now Blizzard Entertainments have already revealed the specific system requirements for Overwatch 2, along with Overwatch System Requirements; we will also provide you with Overwatch 2 System Requirements. But before we continue, you must know more about Overwatch and Overwatch 2.

Overwatch System Requirements 

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Overwatch (2016)

Overwatch was released back in 2016. It is a team-based, scientific shooting game that has almost 35 playable characters to choose from. Each character has a unique play style. There is three group of characters- Tank, Damage, and Support. Each team of players can have two players from the mentioned groups. The game is based on an imaginary story of the future earth, where everything in today’s life has been destroyed. 

Overwatch 2 (2022)

It is the sequel of Overwatch, which is also a first-person shooter game. However, in this version, only five players will be assigned to each team. The player will be able to choose their appearance from thirty characters. All the characters are divided into three classes- Tank, Damage, and support. The storyline of the game has not been disclosed by the publishers yet. But the best news is it is free-to-play on PlayStation 4 & 5, Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and Nintendo Switch. However, looking at all the similar features, players assume that the game’s storyline will be the same as Overwatch.

Now, as we said, the games are the sequel to each other and do not follow the same system configuration. But because Overwatch has been released first, let’s start with Overwatch System Requirements.

System Requirements for Overwatch

The complete information will be presented in two parts because we want to provide you with suggested and minimum requirements. This recommended requirement will help you to run the game more smoothly.

Minimum Requirements

  • OS- Windows Vista/ 7/8/10, 64 bits.
  • Processor- Intel Core i3/ AMD Phenom X3 8650.
  • RAM- 4GB
  • Graphics Card- Nvidia GeForce GTX 460/ ATI Radeon HD 4850/ Intel HD Graphics 4400. (With Dedicate Video RAM 768 MB)
  • Screen Resolution- 1920×1080.
  • AVG Frame Rate- 60 FPS 
  • Disk Space- 30 GB Free Space.

That is the minimum requirement you must follow, but this configuration will not give you a fantastic graphic experience. To experience the high quality of details, you will have to upgrade your system to the recommended one.

Suggested System Requirements

  • OS- Windows 7/8/10 (Latest Service pack), 64 bits.
  • Processor- Intel Core i5/ AMD Phenom II X3, 2.8 GHz.
  • RAM- 6-8GB
  • Graphics Card- Nvidia GeForce GTX 660/ GeForce GTX 970 / GeForce GTX 980 Ti / ATI Radeon HD 7950. (With Dedicate Video RAM 2 GB)
  • Screen Resolution- 3840×2160 / 2560×1440.
  • AVG Frame Rate- 60 FPS 
  • Disk Space- 40 GB Free Space.

These suggestions will give you a smooth loading to play Overwatch on your Windows PC.

You must follow these system requirements if you are also eagerly waiting for Overwatch 2.

System Requirement for Overwatch 2

  • OS- Windows 10, 64 bits.
  • Processor- Intel Core i3/ i7 / AMD Phenom X3 8650/ AMD Ryzen 5.
  • RAM- 6-8GB
  • Graphics Card- Nvidia GeForce GTX 600 Series / GeForce GTX 1060 / ATI Radeon HD 7000 Series. (With Dedicate Video RAM 2 GB)
  • Screen Resolution- 3840×2160.
  • AVG Frame Rate- 60 FPS 
  • Disk Space- 50 GB Free Space.

Both the games follow almost the same configuration. If you have 8 GB RAM on your PC and at least 50 GB of free space, then you can easily play the game on your old PC with “Overwatch System Requirements.” 

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