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Overwatch is a cooperative asymmetric multiplayer Real-Time Strategy Shooter (FPS/RTS hybrid). Overwatch is powered by the Source engine and is set in the Half-Life² universe.


Overwatch 1.5.0 (& OST) Released!


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21 comments by AndY on Jun 3rd, 2012

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It's finally here! After a whopping 555 day wait since our last release, version 1.5.0 is ready for the masses!

→ What is Overwatch?

Overwatch is a cooperative asymmetric multiplayer Real-Time Strategy Shooter (FPS/RTS hybrid) powered by the Source engine and set in the Half-Life² universe. It pits a team of rebels playing cooperatively in first-person (the Resistance) against one player who assumes the role of commander to the Combine forces (the Overwatch), controlling units and the environment around them from a bird's-eye view.

→ What's NEW in 1.5.0?

With 515 changes made to the code, level and game files, 1.5.0 packs quite a few surprises! Check out all the juicy details and six in-game screenshots in the previous news post, or skip right to the action-packed trailer below! (Changelog)


→ Grab the Game!

Already have Overwatch installed? You can use the included Game Updating Utility to update to the latest version with only the click of a button (click here for instructions). On the other hand, if you're new to Overwatch, hello! Just grab the installer right here and you'll be up and running in no time.

→ Listen to the Original Soundtrack!

If you love listening to the high-intensity in-game music that plays while you dominate Combine forces or pound on rebel fighters, you definitely need to get your hands on Overwatch's 68 minute-long OST! All 18 tracks are currently available on CD Baby and are coming soon to iTunes, Spotify and many other stores and music streaming sites.

Want a small taste? Then listen to the two preview tracks included in the last news post!

Overwatch: Citadel Core

→ What's Next?

While this will likely be the last major update we release for the mod, the Overwatch saga is far from over. Version 1.5.5 is already being put together (and is targeted for release within a few months of 1.5.0), and aside from tweaks and minor improvements, it'll feature a fourth new level created by a member of our community!

And let's not forget Intruder Alert! which packs the same popular and fun gameplay found in Overwatch. We have a tall stack of plans for IA! (and are working hard to get that first release out), so be sure to follow our progress on its awesome-looking IndieDB profile.

→ Time for Fun!

Join us on one of our official Overwatch servers (listed here) and get ready to duck when you hear that mighty Strider roar!

We'll be scheduling playtime events on our Steam Group every now and then, so be sure to keep an eye on that calendar. We look forward to playing with you all!


Enjoy the release!


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Overwatch (Client Files/ZIP)

Overwatch (Client Files/ZIP)

Aug 25, 2010 Full Version 9 comments

Public release of Overwatch (ZIP file). The archive includes all game files needed to play the mod. For server files (SRCDS), please visit our Community...

Overwatch (Client Files/Installer)

Overwatch (Client Files/Installer)

Aug 20, 2010 Full Version 33 comments

Public release of Overwatch. The installer includes all game files needed to play the mod. For server files (SRCDS), please visit our Community website.

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Braindawg Dec 11 2014, 1:18pm says:

looks like Lambda Wars beta borrowed some ideas for their community game

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INtense! Nov 7 2014, 5:08pm says:

So i'm sure you have seen this: Us.battle.net

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elmerfap7
elmerfap7 Aug 27 2014, 10:31pm says:

Facebook.com

A Page I made like it and post events for servers and such

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MaskedDeath
MaskedDeath Jul 31 2014, 2:52am says:

Check out the news feed, "After a whopping 555 day wait since our last release". It's been something around that since that post, maybe something is coming, even a texture on one wall in some map just to let us know they're working on it?

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najae123
najae123 Jul 22 2014, 9:26pm says:

hi my name in steam is lord penguin i have a proplem that it says missing excuteble i do everything what it says in the readme and it still not working please help me

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Guest Jun 29 2014, 3:50pm says:

Please someone play with me overwatch why is there not any players

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KOYK_GR
KOYK_GR Apr 14 2014, 2:22pm says:

is eny way you can spwan an npc_citizen for the resistance players? to aid them? i try it but nothing hapens. so its a hard coded thing or it is posible?

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