Overwatch (PC) £16.99 - Battle.net
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Overwatch (PC) £16.99 - Battle.net

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Found 23rd May 2017
Overwatch on offer on battle.net with the anniversary event starting today. Free weekend starts this weekend too.
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    shu123

    Any currencies I can take advantage of


    These days, the pound is the cheapest currency lol
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    Brilliant game and a brilliant price! Cop it if you dont already have it!
    Does progress sync across formats? I'd like a PC copy to go with my new gaming PC, but I've been playing on Xbox.
    ScarboroughKID

    Does progress sync across formats? I'd like a PC copy to go with my new … Does progress sync across formats? I'd like a PC copy to go with my new gaming PC, but I've been playing on Xbox.



    Don't think so.
    Any currencies I can take advantage of
    ScarboroughKID

    Does progress sync across formats? I'd like a PC copy to go with my new … Does progress sync across formats? I'd like a PC copy to go with my new gaming PC, but I've been playing on Xbox.



    Dont think so, you have to make a seperate blizzard account on PC
    You can link your console account and your Battlenet account, but the only things that are shared between the linked accounts are the Nexus items, ie the Officer D.Va and Oni Genji skins, and the sprays and icons that came with them.
    Wow, I literally just bought this from Amazon for £23 - now cancelled :). Thanks
    Can anyone clarify differences between standard, origins and GOTY editions. Which should be bought?
    No excuse not to jump in now! Getting this when i get home!
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    zakkyb

    Can anyone clarify differences between standard, origins and GOTY … Can anyone clarify differences between standard, origins and GOTY editions. Which should be bought?



    Origins edition has a few extra skins but that edition is being replaced by the GOTY edition which includes those skins, plus 10 loot boxes. The extra skins aren't really worth it unless cosmetics is what you're buying into rather than the game itself.
    Thanks, purchased
    Is it safe to assume this price is valid until after the free weekend?
    shizer

    Wow, I literally just bought this from Amazon for £23 - now cancelled :). … Wow, I literally just bought this from Amazon for £23 - now cancelled :). Thanks



    ​I did exactly the same thing this morning lol
    Whats this like compared to the battlefield series of games bit bored of bf1 so up for giving this a try.
    darksideby182

    Whats this like compared to the battlefield series of games bit bored of … Whats this like compared to the battlefield series of games bit bored of bf1 so up for giving this a try.



    Well, it's hard to describe. But today I was feeling really tired at work, so I made myself a hot drink, walked around for a few minutes after which not only did I feel better but I also managed to waste 5 minutes of my otherwise mundane day. Tomorrow, hopefully I'll feel more energised.
    The_Hoff

    Well, it's hard to describe. But today I was feeling really tired at … Well, it's hard to describe. But today I was feeling really tired at work, so I made myself a hot drink, walked around for a few minutes after which not only did I feel better but I also managed to waste 5 minutes of my otherwise mundane day. Tomorrow, hopefully I'll feel more energised.


    Get back to me tomorrow then lol.
    shizer

    Wow, I literally just bought this from Amazon for £23 - now cancelled :). … Wow, I literally just bought this from Amazon for £23 - now cancelled :). Thanks



    Was also tempted by the Amazon deal earlier!

    If the free weekend is on then I can actually double check how well this runs on my laptop before paying too...
    darksideby182

    Whats this like compared to the battlefield series of games bit bored of … Whats this like compared to the battlefield series of games bit bored of bf1 so up for giving this a try.


    completely different.
    the main competitive mode of the game relies heavily on team work, it is not a run and gun/team death match game. characters are grouped as healers, tanks, dps and support, your team usually needs a balance. it best to get used to at least one character from each group so you can balance with the team you get grouped with.
    there are other game modes, but they are very casual and a lot of people use them as a training ground to get used to different characters. don't go in to competitive mode to mess about, you'll get abused, blocked and reported lol.
    Heh, I thought this would happen. Great price - bought!
    Great price, great game.

    Cheapskates... if £16.99 is too much then try Paladins
    shu123

    Any currencies I can take advantage of


    These days, the pound is the cheapest currency lol
    does this gameshare on xbox one as its
    £30.24 with Xbox Live Gold, thought would be cheaper but the origins version is replaced with goty but still seams good price but i wont get the diablo 3 wings for my pc account which i have diablo on i dont think...

    only asking about gameshare in case i have to login to battle.net etc
    darksideby182

    Whats this like compared to the battlefield series of games bit bored of … Whats this like compared to the battlefield series of games bit bored of bf1 so up for giving this a try.


    If you're bored of BF1 because it's not complex or demanding enough, have a look at Rising Storm 2 for a more tactical, tense and demanding game with upto 64 players. If you like the idea of a 5 v 5 game then Rainbow 6 Siege is excellent. My gaming group stopped playing BF1 some months ago, and R6S has become our favourite game, but it is best played with friends. Overwatch is good too, but the total lack of map destruction and emphasis on charging and timing the use of your ultimate ability wasn't really our cup of tea.
    shikztheurbanlegend

    does this gameshare on xbox one as its £30.24 with Xbox Live Gold, … does this gameshare on xbox one as its £30.24 with Xbox Live Gold, thought would be cheaper but the origins version is replaced with goty but still seams good price but i wont get the diablo 3 wings for my pc account which i have diablo on i dont think...only asking about gameshare in case i have to login to battle.net etc



    Yes all games on xbox one have the ability to be shared.​
    tightasagnatschu

    Great price, great game.Cheapskates... if £16.99 is too much then try … Great price, great game.Cheapskates... if £16.99 is too much then try Paladins



    ​Agreed however id try paladins too both are great fun.. each to their own though!
    I cant seem to access any of the system requirements for this game at work do to them being blocked. I have an i5-2500. 16gb ram and a geforce 760. Is it worth buying with this spec?
    Franken

    I cant seem to access any of the system requirements for this game at … I cant seem to access any of the system requirements for this game at work do to them being blocked. I have an i5-2500. 16gb ram and a geforce 760. Is it worth buying with this spec?




    There you go;

    Operating system: Windows Vista/7/ 8/10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
    Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 865.
    Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460, ATI Radeon HD 4850, or Intel HD Graphics 4400.
    Memory: 768 MB VRAM, 4 GB System RAM.
    Storage: 7200 RPM with 5 GB available HD space.
    Letmep1ay

    There you go;Operating system: Windows Vista/7/ 8/10 64-bit (latest … There you go;Operating system: Windows Vista/7/ 8/10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 865.Video: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460, ATI Radeon HD 4850, or Intel HD Graphics 4400.Memory: 768 MB VRAM, 4 GB System RAM.Storage: 7200 RPM with 5 GB available HD space.



    Thank you kindly.
    messiahcomplex8

    Was also tempted by the Amazon deal earlier! If the free weekend is on … Was also tempted by the Amazon deal earlier! If the free weekend is on then I can actually double check how well this runs on my laptop before paying too...


    Cancelled my amazon order too and ordered this one happy gaming !
    own 2 copies on PC and been thinking about getting it on console to play in bed
    Ive played this on ps4 , reached a fairly high level , BUT using a controller , Is a big disadvantage to use a controller on the PC version ???????????? tempted , so I can play in 4k
    Franken

    I cant seem to access any of the system requirements for this game at … I cant seem to access any of the system requirements for this game at work do to them being blocked. I have an i5-2500. 16gb ram and a geforce 760. Is it worth buying with this spec?



    Yes should be fine. Well optimised game. Low or ultra settings don't have too much difference between them.
    sweeten16

    own 2 copies on PC and been thinking about getting it on console to play … own 2 copies on PC and been thinking about getting it on console to play in bed


    Or buy a steam link when on sale for the same price and play all your PC games in your bedroom?
    The_Hoff

    Well, it's hard to describe. But today I was feeling really tired at … Well, it's hard to describe. But today I was feeling really tired at work, so I made myself a hot drink, walked around for a few minutes after which not only did I feel better but I also managed to waste 5 minutes of my otherwise mundane day. Tomorrow, hopefully I'll feel more energised.



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    Just.Wondering

    Ive played this on ps4 , reached a fairly high level , BUT using a … Ive played this on ps4 , reached a fairly high level , BUT using a controller , Is a big disadvantage to use a controller on the PC version ???????????? tempted , so I can play in 4k


    At the same skill level, a mouse player will always be faster than a controller player and so carry a speed/reaction advantage. But unless you're playing competitively you'd probably be just fine.
    Liam1990

    Or buy a steam link when on sale for the same price and play all your PC … Or buy a steam link when on sale for the same price and play all your PC games in your bedroom?



    I want to chill with a controller and if you use a controller on pc you'll get trashed. There isn't even aim assist to help like you get on console.
    Just.Wondering

    Ive played this on ps4 , reached a fairly high level , BUT using a … Ive played this on ps4 , reached a fairly high level , BUT using a controller , Is a big disadvantage to use a controller on the PC version ???????????? tempted , so I can play in 4k



    Aim assist is disabled in the pc version if you use a controller so it would be a lot more difficult.
    Will there be additional cost i will have to pay to get the best experience out of the game? Ie addons like map pack
    fort

    Will there be additional cost i will have to pay to get the best … Will there be additional cost i will have to pay to get the best experience out of the game? Ie addons like map pack



    no
    Just.Wondering

    Ive played this on ps4 , reached a fairly high level , BUT using a … Ive played this on ps4 , reached a fairly high level , BUT using a controller , Is a big disadvantage to use a controller on the PC version ???????????? tempted , so I can play in 4k



    You will probably rank lower than you are used to if you use a controller on PC. The playerbase is massive though so after enough matches you'll just get matched against people of a similar skill with mouse and keyboard that you have with a controller.

    fort

    Will there be additional cost i will have to pay to get the best … Will there be additional cost i will have to pay to get the best experience out of the game? Ie addons like map pack


    All maps, Heroes, PVE events etc are always free. You can spend money on cosmetics if you are so inclined.
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