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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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The anticipated content-packed 1.5.0 update is finally here! Be sure to check out the trailer and grab the awesome OST while you download it!

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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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WaffleAndy
WaffleAndy

I played it today on a few servers with people. It's fun, but I see the lack of players on sometimes would call for a single player addition? I hope so. Anyways, great mod :D; I like being the Overwatch and commanding from an RTS view!

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dreg99
dreg99

nice

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L34D
L34D

Yeah nice mod. I thought you wouldn´t develope this mod anymore for Halflife 2? cO

I will try this new version soon.

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Mr.RoBoT
Mr.RoBoT

the mod freeze to me after I finish loading the map

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AndY Author
AndY

Hey Mr.RoBoT,

If you're still having issues, contact us on our forums or on WebChat ( WebChat.redMatter.ca ). We'll be happy to help!

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Dønny
Dønny

lowndoading :)

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Draykes
Draykes

I was able to play some rounds... it was more than fun I hope you keep it up for a long time! :)

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Articious
Articious

Havent played the new one but I will certainly download it ! Hope more players join !

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DavetheZombieSlayer
DavetheZombieSlayer

Engine Error
MountFilesystem(421) failed: SteamMountFilesystem(2584,421, 0x1833fd58= ,0x1833fc48) failed with error 106: Failed to resize cache file

I am unable to play the game.

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AndY Author
AndY

Hi DavetheZombieSlayer,

Check to ensure that you have enough free hard disk space. It sounds like Steam is running out of room while grabbing the files it needs.

If that's not it, drop by our forums or WebChat ( WebChat.redMatter.ca ) and we'll figure it out!

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RoboTyphoon
RoboTyphoon

This looks great!

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FelipeFR
FelipeFR

Hey, very nice, work, congrats! Can I play this just with the Source SDK installed?

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AndY Author
AndY

Hello, Thanks!

Source SDK Base 2007 is what you need (it'll download automatically the first time you run Overwatch if you don't already have it).

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Gryphus5Nagi
Gryphus5Nagi

This game is looks like nice but....
why theres no player in server :(

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soegel
soegel

impressive trailer.

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CTCCoco
CTCCoco

The lack of people sucks :(

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AndY Author
AndY

I'll get a Community Event going for tomorrow and will join in on the fun: SteamCommunity.com

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SomeGuyNamedTom
SomeGuyNamedTom

For some reason I can't find any servers. It will show up blank always. Is there some sort of fix to this?

Edit: I looked through the forums and it said to uncheck "Show map list". Hopefully it works!

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SomeGuyNamedTom
SomeGuyNamedTom

Works now but WE NEED MORE PEOPLE TO PLAY!!!

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AndY Author
AndY

I've scheduled a few events for the coming weekends ( SteamCommunity.com ). I'll be on; see you there!

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too bad it's dead

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