Guess Who The Most Popular Overwatch Heroes Were During The Beta

According to Blizzard, more than 9.7 million people logged in for the Overwatch beta that released earlier this month. Blizzard’s report says that players came from at least 190 countries and spent 4.9 BILLION minutes playing about 38 million matches. Ridiculous, in a good way. Though we’ve heard and seen so many people praising Hanzo and D.Va. , just who were really the most popular heroes played during the beta?

Here they are from each category:

 Soldier: 76 (Offense)


Overwatch Soldier 76


Widowmaker (Defense)


Overwatch Widowmaker

Reinhardt (Tank)


Overwatch Reinhardt

Mercy (support)


Overwatch Mercy


Here are some stats that definitely give Blizzard some bragging rights :

  • Times heroes were swapped out mid game: 271 million time ( 8 times per match)
  • 1.3 trillion damage was dealt and players healed 168 billion times
  • 87 million loot boxes were earned
  • 9 million payloads were delivered over 1.9 million kilometers


With this huge of a success for Overwatch‘s beta, there’s sure to be a massive success for the full release on May 24th!

Written by: Makeda "Grim" De'Jene

Lover of all cheese and red velvet cakes. Writer, dancer, horrible singer, comic book hoarder and huge SNES fan. Probably the only person on the planet that doesn't think the Dreamcast was all that great.

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