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Nintendo Direct: Overwatch announced for Nintendo Switch

5 September 2019 – by Jack Taylor

Overwatch has been announced for Nintendo Switch as part of the latest Nintendo Direct presentation.

Revealed at the start of September's Nintendo Direct, Overwatch will be released on Nintendo Switch as Overwatch: Legendary Edition, launching on 15 October.

The game is already available to pre-load and costs £35.99 or $39.99 - it supports Blizzard's cloud saves function and optional motion controls.

Previously released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, the Blizzard-developed title is well loved for its gameplay and popular mix of unique characters, and is even the subject of its own eSports league.