Read our recap of last week's update, listen to our interview on Podcast17 and mark our public release date on your calendars!
Posted by AndY on Jul 30th, 2010
Before we talk about our release date, we know you would love to read a lengthy recap of Overwatch's development over the past year.. Who are we kidding. This is the news many of you have been anxiously waiting to hear:
..is the date you should all be marking on your calendars as the day each and every one of you will be able to download and play Overwatch!
After three issue-free closed releases and tons of great comments and feedback from our community, Overwatch is ready to be released to the general public. Over the next three weeks, we will be putting the finishing touches on what will be v1.1.0, deploying a few more surprises on our community site and ironing out any issues with our auto-updater tool (which will allow you to keep Overwatch up-to-date no matter how often we release updates).
Have any ideas of what we can do to help you pass the time until R-Day? Post them below!
A week ago, Podcast17 held the first ever live interview with three of our developers. We discussed Overwatch, its development and its future, answered questions from some of our community members and even talked with two of them live on the air. It was a fantastic experience and we hope Podcast17 will want us back for another episode!
This past Wednesday marked the release of v1.0.2, with the second edition of our Development Report detailing the changes and improvements that were included in that update.
We will have a third edition posted this coming Monday, which will include a list of changes to be released in v1.0.3 (on August 4th), as well as a sneak peek of new features slated for release in mid-August's public build.
On a final note, we would like to encourage all of you to join our growing community, keep track of Overwatch's progress and even play an active role in its development by posting your ideas and comments on our forums or discussing your thoughts with our developers on IRC.
We will be anxiously counting down the days to our public release. We hope you are as excited as we are and we look forward to seeing you all in-game very, very soon!
Do a barrel roll!