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Overwatch 2 Beta Release Makes It Most Viewed Game & Category on Twitch

It appears Overwatch 2 Beta has made the game return to the big boys league, with Overwatch being the most viewed category on Twitch right now.

Overwatch 2’s Closed Beta is upon us and some of the biggest streamers on Twitch can be seen returning to try their hands on the new game.

Of course, if you haven’t received your Overwatch 2 Closed Beta invite, there’s still a chance you can get in!

That said, Overwatch 2 and the hype surrounding the game have revived the community. As a result, Overwatch has the most viewers on Twitch right now.

Read More: Overwatch 2 – When Does The Closed Beta End?

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Overwatch 2 at Almost Half a Million Twitch Viewers Without Drops Enabled – xQc, Seagull, MOONMOON Return

While Overwatch 2 Closed Beta invite drops are beginning tomorrow on Twitch, it appears the game is creating new viewership records already.

With Overwatch having over 450,000 viewers, Overwatch 2 category also saw around 50,000 viewers at the same time. So it’s safe to say Overwatch 2 peaked at over half a million viewers live on Twitch.

Here is a list of streamers pulling the most viewers while playing Overwatch 2 on Twitch:

  • xQc – 166,000 viewers
  • Lirik – 25,000 viewers
  • A_Seagull – 25,000 viewers
  • supertf – 20,000 viewers
  • MOONMOON – 26,000 viewers

Keep in mind, that these streamers are getting so many viewers without the drops enabled. We can expect these numbers to increase significantly with Overwatch Closed Beta invite drops enabled.

Also Read: Overwatch 2 Closed Beta – All Known Hero Changes and Reworks

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It would be interesting to see how many players return to the game. We are already seeing xQc team up with Seagull, Surefour, Super, and MOONMOON.

And if you’re wondering how the Battle Pass and PvE progression will work in Overwatch, we’ve got it covered for you!

Finally, check out some of our Overwatch 2 Hero guides here:

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