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Overwatch is a multiplayer first person shooter. I preordered the standard edition of the game, but I don't know whether it's like Dota 2 where all heroes are available, or if it's just like League of Legends where I have to pay IP to play a character.

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    As a side note, Overwatch is not a MOBA, it's more of a team shooter such as Team Fortress. Heroes do not level up, there are no items to buy, and no minions to kill while walking down lanes. – TaylorAllred Jun 3 '16 at 23:24
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No. All of the heroes in Overwatch are (and will be, in the case of future additions) unlocked and at full power from the start. The only things you unlock through either time or money are cosmetics, such as skins, sprays, or victory poses.

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In addition, in a Developer Update video, Blizzard has confirmed that future heroes other than the original 21 released down the line will be available as free content packs, and not paid DLC releases.

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