How many people play Overwatch 2? Player count tracker (October 2023)

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Overwatch 2 is chugging along with constant updates and batches of new content hitting the game every month. But just how many people are still playing in October 2023? Here’s our Overwatch 2 player count for this month.

As is the case with any multiplayer title, Overwatch 2 needs to maintain a healthy playerbase to survive against other online games like Fortnite, Warzone 2, and Apex Legends.

The devs accomplish this with regular updates, bug fixes, and new characters being added to the pool. Most recently, the new support hero Lifeweaver was added bringing beauty to the backline.

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But, with many looking at similar online games, a healthy playerbase can be tough to achieve. So, just how many people play Overwatch 2 in October 2023? We have all the answers here.

Updated October 3, 2023, with player count information.

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Overwatch 2 smashed records in the days after its launch.

Do we know Overwatch 2’s active player count?

Blizzard doesn’t publicize the exact number of players across all editions of the game, so we have to turn to a third party to make an educated guess.

However, it’s worth noting that Active Player purely uses educated guesses to discover the player count so, while there is no information from the developers regarding Overwatch 2’s player count, we can make a guess as to how popular the game really is.

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According to Active Player, Overwatch 2 currently averages 1,570,000 players a day and a total of 24,944,356 active users in the last 30 days. This is up a bit from September 2023, likely due to the game getting a big boost from new content.

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On October 14, 2022, Blizzard revealed that 25 million players had played Overwatch 2 in the first 10 days of the servers going live. These are amazing numbers, likely due to the hype of the sequel’s release and the dev’s decision to go free-to-play.

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In fact, the launch was so successful that Overwatch 2 has already achieved a daily player count peak that is nearly three times higher than the original.

We’ll be keeping this page updated each and every month to bring you the latest Overwatch 2 player count stats. So, be sure to check back here to find out how many people play Overwatch 2.

Looking for more player counts? We’ve got plenty to take a look at below:

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