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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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22 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 36 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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zero33 Jul 5 2012, 7:42am says:

Can't find any Server! There is no Server in Masterlist -.-

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AndY Creator
AndY Jul 5 2012, 12:03pm replied:

Hi - Make sure the Show Map List option is not selected (you can find it at the bottom-left corner of the server window).

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zero33 Jul 6 2012, 9:08am replied:

Show Map List is Unchecked

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DigitalEchoes Jul 6 2012, 5:47am replied:

Aye, I'm having this problem as well, upon pressing "Find Servers", making sure Show Map List is unchecked, there is still no servers appearing in my list.

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AndY Creator
AndY Jul 6 2012, 12:19pm replied:

That's odd, I can see them on my end. Can you give me the full path to your gameinfo.txt file?

For example, mine is: "C:\Program Files (x86) -> Steam -> SteamApps -> SourceMods -> overwatch -> gameinfo.txt"

Also, are you sure you're running the public build and not the dev build? The dev build doesn't currently have any servers online.

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DigitalEchoes Jul 6 2012, 10:13pm replied:

The path to my gameinfo.txt is exactly the same as your example.

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AndY Jul 6 2012, 10:55pm replied:

Hmm. After unchecking the Show Map List option, are you hitting the "Refresh all" button?

Also, did you check to make sure that no Filters are selected?

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DigitalEchoes Jul 6 2012, 11:05pm replied:

Even after making sure the filters are clear, and refreshing the server list multiple times, it is still not showing any servers.

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AndY Creator
AndY Jul 7 2012, 3:05pm replied:

It looks like it's a widespread issue affecting some commercial games as well as many Source-based mods.

The issue might be related to the new SteamCMD utility that's used to patch servers.

Until the problem is fixed, connect to one of our official servers directly:

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TheOneMuffin Jul 7 2012, 9:21pm replied:

THANKS ANDY. For ******* telling me my technical issue wasn't a technical issue and then telling me to join the ******* Overwatch steam group. thanks a heap :/

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AndY Jul 7 2012, 9:37pm replied:

Hi Sgtmuffin126 - What I gathered from the email you sent is that you managed to solve the issue by adding the official servers to your favourites, but then couldn't find anyone playing at the time.

That's why I directed you to our Steam Group since (as I explained) we post playtime events there every week or two, which is usually when you'll find the most players online.

I apologize if I misunderstood. There's no reason to get upset! :)

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AndY Jul 9 2012, 8:08pm replied:

Looks like the issue's been solved. Servers will now appear in the server browser.

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AmaroqDricaldari Jul 3 2012, 1:24pm says:

Can you jump ontop of a Strider, use some really cool-looking electric spike, stick it into them and override their nervous system with it? (tl;dr: 'pilotable' striders that you can be knocked down from)

If not, make sure you gusy add it, because it would be awesome. Also, it wouldbe nice if you could pilot Hunter Choppers.

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Imperial_Kasrkin Jun 23 2012, 4:13pm says:

I can't update the game.

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AndY Creator
AndY Jun 23 2012, 5:20pm replied:

Hello - Can you describe what's happening exactly?

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Kryllic Jun 22 2012, 1:49pm says:

uh, does anyone still play this? I was on just a moment ago, and it could only find like 5 servers, but there was absolutely no one on it.

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AndY Creator
AndY Jun 23 2012, 1:42am replied:

Yes, it mostly just depends on the time of day. You'll usually find the most players on Fri-Sun and during community playtimes ( ).

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Kryllic Jun 23 2012, 1:45am replied:

Ah, thank you. This mod looked amazing, it would've been a real shame if the community was dead

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Twillypop Jun 21 2012, 4:15pm says:

Playing it with happines!!!!!

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