Overwatch is severely fashionable, cats.
Overwatch is one 12 months outdated and Tumblr has celebrated by opening up about simply how enormously fashionable Blizzard’s shooter is.
The social community devoted one in all its Fandometrics In Depth to Overwatch, and it’s instantly apparent why it bothered, as a result of one of many first information revealed is that Overwatch has been the second highest trending tag on the entire of Tumblr for the 358 days because it launched.
Just let that sink in for a second. For nearly a full 12 months, Overwatch has been extra fashionable than some other sport, TV present or film – and even larger than widespread generic tags like “GIF” or “art”.
Nothing else even comes near taking Overwatch’s throne. Pokemon Go knocked it off the highest of the online game chart for some time, however the victory was short-term – even because the second hottest online game tag on Tumblr for the previous 12 months, Pokemon Go is barely the 20th general hottest tag of the identical interval.
Overwatch is at present again in place as the most well-liked online game tag, and has held that place for 29 weeks. That beats out previous Tumblr record holder Undertale, which managed a whopping 21 weeks.
Tumblr Staff took the time to take a look at another Overwatch metrics and have been in a position to report on which characters have been the most well-liked. While the complete bracket was not shared, Tumblr did reveal that Reaper has essentially the most likes and reblogs, Junkrat produces essentially the most searches and Mercy helped generate the best variety of authentic posts.
Breaking down Overwatch character reputation by class, Tumblr revealed Reaper is the highest assault hero, Junkrat wins out in defence, D.Va is essentially the most favoured tank, Mercy clearly kills it in assist and Efi Oladele is by far essentially the most intriguing of the non-playable characters.
Tumblr additionally revealed the most well-liked ship is McHanzo. If this comes as a shock, you in all probability have to immerse your self extra within the Overwatch fandom. The full submit is reproduced under, which is an efficient place to begin.
The Overwatch Anniversary event is live now if you wish to dive in and decide up some new goodies. The Overwatch Anniversary skins and dance emotes are tremendous cool, so it’s definitely worth the effort. Check our Overwatch hero guide in case you’re undecided who to begin with.
Overwatch has had such a terrific first 12 months. Here’s to many extra.