Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. It was released in May 2016 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game is set sixty years into the future of a fictionalized Earth, in a time when robots have taken over much of the world. Players take control of a variety of heroes, each with their own unique set of abilities and weapons, as they battle it out in a variety of game modes. Overwatch has received critical acclaim since its launch, with praise for its gameplay, art direction, and use of characters. It has also been successful commercially, with more than 40 million players as of May 2019. It has spawned a variety of merchandise and media, including a novel, comics, animated shorts, and other tie-ins. The latest news and updates regarding Overwatch can be found on the official website and social media accounts. There are also a variety of websites and YouTube channels dedicated to providing the latest news and videos about Overwatch. Additionally, there are many articles and videos created by professional Overwatch players, as well as fans, which can be found on websites like Reddit, Twitch, and YouTube.