I open the battle.net launcher click play on overwatch, and overwatch opens with a black screen for ~2 seconds and then it closes. I reinstalled the game and repaired the game files and it still does this.
If you have Razer branded peripherals you may need to follow this troubleshooting:
Crash - Black Screen Crashes Due to Razer Chroma Software
We’ve received a number of recent reports of crashes with recent builds of Razer Chroma SDK. Razer has been working on the problem for a while, and it appears to have been fixed with Razer Synapse 3. Below are steps to resolve the issue.
Attach your Chroma compatible device and install
Razer Synapse 3 . If you no longer have your Chroma device, please contact Razer for help or follow the manual installation steps below.) Retest the game.
If that doesn’t work, uninstall your current build of
Razer Chroma SDK Core Components .++ Instructions are under the header for The Chroma SDK supported games and applications aren’t showing any Chroma effects. How do I fix it? If you do not have this installed, please contact Razer for help or follow the manual installation steps below. Retest the game
Manual Chroma Installation Steps
If you cannot install Razer Chroma SDK Core Components because you no longer have your device or run into an error, install it from this link . Under step 1, the second hyperlink will download the installer.
If these crashes persist, please create your own thread or contact our support team directly for more help. When doing this, please ensure that you list all steps you’ve tried to troubleshoot your crash, and link this thread if you have followed the steps above.
Thank you. I downloaded Razer Synapse 3 and restarted my computer now overwatch works