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How to delete your Overwatch account

If you’ve played Overwatch long enough, you may want to switch to another game. Or you might even want to delete your Overwatch account so you won’t be tempted to play it again.

In case you really want to delete your Overwatch account – I’ll tell you how.

How to remove your Overwatch account

Your Overwatch account isn’t independent, it’s linked to your Activision Blizzard account, so the only way to delete your Overwatch account is to delete your Activision Blizzard account.

However, keep in mind that you will lose not only Overwatch, but also other games linked to your account, so I wouldn’t recommend doing that. But if you do want to, here’s what you should do:

  • Go to the Activision Blizzard website (you can use this link)
  • Log in to your account
  • Fill in the request to deactivate your account
  • You may be asked to provide your ID confirming that it’s really you

It usually takes about 30 days to deactivate your account. After this time, you will no longer be able to log in to your Activision Blizzard account and gain access to your other games. So you may need other ways, which I’ll tell you about below.

How to delete Overwatch from your device

The best way to avoid problems with your Activision Blizzard account, but uninstall Overwatch is simply to remove the app from your device. Here’s what you need to do.

How to delete Overwatch on PC

  • Go to the Battle.net App.
  • Search for Overwatch among your games.
  • Click the Options (it’s looking like the gear icon).
  • Choose Uninstall Game.

How to delete Overwatch on PS4

  • Go to the Games menu.
  • Search for Overwatch.
  • Press the Options button on the PS4 controller.
  • Choose Delete from the menu.
  • Confirm the action and Overwatch would be uninstalled.

How to delete Overwatch on Xbox

  • Press the Xbox button on the controller.
  • Go to My Games and Apps.
  • Choose Overwatch from the list of games.
  • Press the Start button on your Xbox controller.
  • Choose Uninstall from the pop-up menu.

How to uninstall Overwatch if you don’t have access to Battle.net

In case you don’t have an access to your Battle.net on your PC – you can uninstall Overwatch manually. Here’s what you should do:

  • Go to Control Panel (Win+R then type: control then hit Enter).
  • Go to Programs and Features.
  • Search for Overwatch on the list of programs.
  • Right-click the app and choose Uninstall.
  • Follow the steps suggested by uninstaller.

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