How to change the language in Overwatch to Japanese, English or Spanish - PC, Switch, PS4 and Xbox One

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Which heroes can I play with in OverWatch?

OverWatch has a total of 32 characters o eligible heroes; who can change their appearance by obtaining skins from past events in Overwatch or current events. Heroes are classified into three classes based on their battle skills: Damage, Tank, and Support.

The abilities of the damage heroes are direct attack. As the name suggests, they do a lot of damage, have good mobility, but are not very resistant to enemy attacks. In this group we have:



  • Ashe
  • Bastion
  • doomfist
  • thrown out
  • Genji
  • Hanzo
  • Junkrat
  • McCree
  • May
  • Farah
  • Mietitrice
  • Soldier: 76
  • Ombre
  • Symmetra
  • Torbjorn
  • Tracer
  • Widow maker

- tank heroes, have a high level of defense and life. They are the ones who place themselves at the forefront of the battle line, to receive the most damage from the opposing teams. This group consists of:

  • D.Va
  • Orisa
  • Reinhartd
  • Roadhog
  • Sigma
  • Winston
  • wrecking ball
  • Zarya

Support heroes are like a doctor of war; they have healing abilities, but they can also create protective shields and temporarily weaken opposing players. In this group are the characters:

  • Ana
  • battist
  • Brigitte
  • Pike
  • Mercy
  • Moira
  • Zenyatta

What languages ​​is the game available in OverWatch?

Overwatch has been translated and dubbed into a total of 12 languages: German, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, English, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Thai. This variety of languages ​​is available in the Blizzard Battle.net desktop application for PC.



Su console come Switch, PS4 e Xbox One, language availability may vary a depending on where the computer was manufactured. Likewise, the language that was configured at the factory.

That is, if your console was made in Japan, its language will be in Japanese. Since in game consoles, the language setting is not for game, but globalized for all.

How can I change the OverWatch language to Japanese, English or Spanish on PC, Switch, PS4 and Xbox One?

Surely you already know what Overwatch's minimum requirements are to run on a PC. So, you will see that changing languages ​​is an easy process ; you can change the language (text or spoken), in a few steps:

  • You must have carried the accesso all’app Blizzard Battle.net.
  • From the Blizzard game icons, select Overwatch.
  • Open the "GAMES" menu and click on "Settings", which are the game settings.
  • In that window, select the "Game Settings" section and look for the part with the OverWatch icon. There you will see a selection box, where you can change the text (Text language) and the (Spoken language) dialog to the desired language.
  • Finish by pressing the button "Done".


Setting the language on PS4, you can do it in the following way. You must close any running messaging applications or services; Using the remote control, go to the following menu options: "Settings> Language> System language".


On Xbox One, you just need to press the Menu button on your controller and go to the following options  “Settings> System> Language and location> Language. " Where you can choose the language you want.

For Nintendo Switch, you have to go to the “HOME” menu of the console, in the settings on the left side we look for the “Console” option, in the settings on the right side go to "Language". In this place you can choose your preferred language.

Change the language in OverWatch, whether it is Japanese, English or Spanish, it's a simple task ; Knowing this, you will be prepared for the launch of Overwatch 2. If you have a friend who has had a problem with the language, you can recommend this article.


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