Elon Musk is a fan of Overwatch
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,
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 5, 2016
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,
@elonmusk Wow! We're so honored to have your recommendation. By the way, if you need any astronauts, we have a gorilla with experience.
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) June 6, 2016
— Smosh Games (@SmoshGames) June 6, 2016
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.