At round 12:45pm CT on April 27, Overwatch cleared the milestone. It was the second massive quantity hit in two days because of the introduction of the Overwatch 2 beta to the general public. On April 26—the primary day gamers have been allowed to stream content material from the beta—Overwatch hit practically 500,000 viewers on Twitch, blowing previous its earlier data.
Twitch viewers can watch choose streamers within the Overwatch class from 12pm CT to 8pm CT right now to rack up 4 hours of whole watch time, guaranteeing them entry into the Overwatch 2 beta interval.
Former Overwatch League participant and common streamer xQc was on the prime of the record with a whopping 150,000 viewers as of 1pm CT. He was adopted carefully by one other former OWL professional, Seagull, at practically 110,000. Core streamers of the Overwatch neighborhood—like ml7, KarQ, and Emongg—had over 50,000 viewers apiece.
The official Overwatch Twitch channel may also be internet hosting a “Beta Bash” content stream with builders and creators that would bump viewership even greater.
Earlier than April 26, the sport’s earlier viewership file on the streaming website was 439,152 (based on TwitchTracker) on the opening day of the Overwatch League’s inaugural season, which was then hosted on Twitch. The league is now aired on YouTube.