Elon Musk is a fan of Overwatch

Overwatch is the perfect game when you need a little R&R

It has only been a few weeks since its release, but Overwatch has become so popular that even Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, has become an outspoken fan of the game.

Musk expressed his fascination with Overwatch in a Tweet that also included an Honest Game Trailer (a weekly web series from Smosh Games). He stated to his 4.11 million followers,

For any gamers who were wondering what system he plays Overwatch on, Musk was quick to state that he plays it on the PC.

Blizzard and Smosh Games were both quick to acknowledge Musk's compliment with the following tweets,

Overwatch is a multiplayer shooter that was released on May 24 for PS4, Xbox One, and the PC. It has been universally praised by critics and gamers, including GameSkinny writers ChrisDeCoster and Gordon Siu.

Elon Musk is a Tech Industry icon who helped create PayPal in the early 90's, while co-founding Tesla Motors and SpaceX in the mid 2000's. Along with his former PayPal colleges such as Peter Thiel and Max Levchin, he is credited with the re-emergence of consumer-focused tech companies.

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Stan Rezaee is a gamer from the Bay Area who has been writing about the medium for over five years. He is an old school gamer who still plays with his N64, PlayStation 2 and GameCube. When on his PC, he could still be found playing classic Counter-Strike with friends.

Published Jun. 7th 2016
  • Dustin Frisch
  • Rothalack
    Master O' Bugs
    One of us. One of us. One of us.
  • Pierre Fouquet
    Featured Correspondent
    I'm not one of you, I'm not one of you, I'm not one of you. I don't like Overwatch! *FLAME FLAME FLAME* ;)

    But it's nice to see Musk excited for one of our mere mortal products.
  • Rothalack
    Master O' Bugs
    I actually didn't buy Overwatch and only played like 2 matches during that open beta weekend. I really just mean he's a gamer and uses the best platform of course.
  • Pierre Fouquet
    Featured Correspondent
    Shhh!! I was flaming! ;)
  • Stan Rezaee
    Featured Contributor
    I could just imagine Elon Musk calling up Mark Zukerberg, Peter Thiel and Larry Page for a game of Overwatch. They like to invite Tim Cook but the game is not available on Mac.

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