The newly released first person shooter – Overwatch, induced threat to counter strike. Wherein, people who are tired of counter strike might switch to Overwatch.
Blizzard heard that people like first person shooter, but they also like MOBA. As a result, they mixed two ingredients creating an addictive game – Overwatch. Players don’t call the characters of Overwatch, characters; they call it – heroes which is kind of, off, in some ways. But that is how blizzard does things; they try to make it cool, cooler than your grand-father, riding a skate board, resulting into a stampede of players.
Anyway, does Overwatch directly compete with counter strike? Or they seek different audience?
CSGO Skins – Overwatch
Blizzard created this big fishing net where they could capture two kinds of fishes: Fishes who like first person shooter and fishes who like multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA). And it is very successful; very successful that they run out of both digital copy and physical copy of the game, making blizzard millionaire in just a couple of days.
Overwatch is first person shooter, but it is totally different than counter strike. It is like how people differentiate a baboon to a gorilla. Both are monkeys, but different in types.
We can say that Overwatch has an indirect competition against counter strike.
Moreover, Overwatch’s gameplay is totally different than counter strike. In overwatch, composition weighs more than aiming. Wherein, aiming good can win you games, but good composition can win you tournaments; thus good aiming and good composition can make you participate in the world championship.
Counter strike has been in existence for a long time. It is the classic first person shooter. Unlike overwatch, in counter strike, aiming weighs more than composition.
Overwatch vs Counter Strike
Since both neither are way too different, we neither say that overwatch is better than counter-strike nor counter strike is better than overwatch. It is going to be one’s taste. And everybody has different tastes.
Overwatch has loot box counter strike has csgo skins and people buy csgo skins. In overwatch people buy loot boxes