Overwatch 2 – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Overwatch 2 Box Art
Publisher
Blizzard Entertainment
Developer
Blizzard Entertainment
Platforms
PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, PS5, Xbox Series X
Release Date
04 October 2022: WW: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre
First Person Shooter

Game Overview:

Overwatch 2 is a first person hero shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.

It expands on the team-based competitive multiplayer of its predecessor, while also adding PvE content and story-based missions.

Latest Updates For Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 – Free Highlight Intros and Next Double XP Weekend Coming Soon

Overwatch 2 – Free Highlight Intros and Next Double XP Weekend Coming Soon

Players will receive highlight intros for Junker Queen and Kiriko when logging in over the next week. Black Friday deals are also live.

Overwatch 2 – Ramattra Gameplay Trailer Coming November 26th

Overwatch 2 – Ramattra Gameplay Trailer Coming November 26th

Season 2's gameplay trailer and content roadmap will be revealed on November 27th, while the new map reveal is coming on December 2nd.

Overwatch 2 – Tracer Bug to be Addressed in Future Patch

Overwatch 2 – Tracer Bug to be Addressed in Future Patch

Game director Aaron Keller says the team isn't planning to disable the hero and will "also look at additional changes to her kit to compensate."

Overwatch 2 Developer Looking to Make Support Role “More Fun,” Season 2 Balance Details Coming Soon

Overwatch 2 Developer Looking to Make Support Role “More Fun,” Season 2 Balance Details Coming Soon

A deeper dive into complaints with Ranked play, like unexpected rank changes, the rate of feedback, and more, is also coming soon.

Overwatch 2 Events Will Have Earnable Skins, Battle Pass Changes Coming in Season 3

Overwatch 2 Events Will Have Earnable Skins, Battle Pass Changes Coming in Season 3

More "exciting play-focused progression systems" and "interesting" Challenges are also planned, says executive producer Jared Neuss.

Overwatch 2 Update Brings Back Mei Alongside Balance Changes

Overwatch 2 Update Brings Back Mei Alongside Balance Changes

Overwatch 2 has finally gotten its mid-season update, bringing back Mei to the roster alongside a healthy serving of balance updates.

Overwatch 2 Update to Bring Back Mei Has Been Pushed Back to November 17

Overwatch 2 Update to Bring Back Mei Has Been Pushed Back to November 17

Overwatch 2's Mei will continue to remain disabled while Blizzard sorts out a critical issue that it discovered "at the 11th hour".

Overwatch 2 Has Had Over 35 Million Players in its First Month

Overwatch 2 Has Had Over 35 Million Players in its First Month

Activision Blizzard has revealed that Overwatch 2's first month has been quite successful, seeing over 35 million players pretty quickly.

Overwatch 2 – Next Hero Reveal Coming Today at Overwatch League Grand Finals

Overwatch 2 – Next Hero Reveal Coming Today at Overwatch League Grand Finals

The new hero is a Tank and will be available when Season 2 begins on December 6th. A new map, Mythic Skin, and more are also coming.

Overwatch 2 – Mei Disabled Until November 15th Due to Exploits

Overwatch 2 – Mei Disabled Until November 15th Due to Exploits

Bugs with Ice Wall allowed heroes to reach "unintended locations" with their abilities. It's the second time a hero has been disabled in the sequel.

Overwatch 2 Balance Update Coming November 15th With Nerfs to Genji, Sombra, Kiriko, and Zarya

Overwatch 2 Balance Update Coming November 15th With Nerfs to Genji, Sombra, Kiriko, and Zarya

Sombra's Hack will become less oppressive, Zarya's Barrier duration has been reduced, D.Va's Booster impact damage is going down, and more.

Overwatch 2 Update Re-Enables Bastion, Resolves Junkertown Issue

Overwatch 2 Update Re-Enables Bastion, Resolves Junkertown Issue

Control maps not correctly transitioning to overtime is also revealed to have been a bug. Overtime should now trigger properly.

Overwatch 2 – Halloween Terror Receives New Trailer, New Legendary Skins Showcased

Overwatch 2 – Halloween Terror Receives New Trailer, New Legendary Skins Showcased

A new PvE Brawl starts today, while new Legendary skins for Kiriko and Junker Queen will be available until November 8th.

Overwatch 2 Halloween Terror Will Have a Brand New Game Mode

Overwatch 2 Halloween Terror Will Have a Brand New Game Mode

Unlike Overwatch 1, which recycled the same Junkenstein's Revenge mode for years, Overwatch 2 will feature some new content.

Overwatch 2 – Double Match XP Weekend Starts Tomorrow, Ends October 24th

Overwatch 2 – Double Match XP Weekend Starts Tomorrow, Ends October 24th

Players can earn double the amount of XP from matches, though whether this applies to XP from Challenges remains to be tested.

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Play Ana, Ashe, and D.Va

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Play Ana, Ashe, and D.Va

Clueless when it comes to playing as a certain Tank, Support, or Damage hero? Check out our guide here for some valuable tips and tricks.

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Merge Accounts, and Earn Skill Rankings in Competitive Play

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Merge Accounts, and Earn Skill Rankings in Competitive Play

Confused about all of the changes to Ranked play? Here's what you need to know, along with how to carry over cosmetics from Overwatch 1.

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Unlock All New and Existing Heroes

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Unlock All New and Existing Heroes

Here's how to get all the heroes currently in the free-to-play shooter, whether you're a returning player or brand new to the series.

Overwatch 2 Will Not See Any Changes to Heroes in Season 1

Overwatch 2 Will Not See Any Changes to Heroes in Season 1

Blizzard has stated that Overwatch 2's heroes have balanced-enough win rates that it doesn't see a need to bring any changes to the game's heros.

Overwatch 2 Has Crossed 25 Million Players in Just 10 Days

Overwatch 2 Has Crossed 25 Million Players in Just 10 Days

Blizzard Entertainment's long-awaited shooter has got off to an incredible start, having already amassed over 25 million players.

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Grind XP and Quickly Level the Battle Pass

Overwatch 2 Guide – How to Grind XP and Quickly Level the Battle Pass

Loot boxes are gone, but so are player levels and the traditional way of earning XP. Here's how to garner XP and advance the Battle Pass.

Overwatch 2 – Double XP Weekends Coming Soon, Free Legendary Reaper Skin Available from October 25th

Overwatch 2 – Double XP Weekends Coming Soon, Free Legendary Reaper Skin Available from October 25th

To apologize for launch issues, Blizzard is distributing free cosmetics and planning Double Match XP Weekends to make up for lost time.

Overwatch 2 Disables Bastion, Torbjörn as Blizzard Works on Fixing Major Bugs

Overwatch 2 Disables Bastion, Torbjörn as Blizzard Works on Fixing Major Bugs

Owing to a major bug regarding Bastion, and a relatively minor one for Torbjörn, Blizzard has disabled both characters in Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2 Review – Hero’s Comeback

Overwatch 2 Review – Hero’s Comeback

Team 4's hero shooter offers stellar gameplay in its early access release, hamstrung by some progression and monetization issues.

Overwatch 2 – Kiriko’s Animated Short is Now Officially Available

Overwatch 2 – Kiriko’s Animated Short is Now Officially Available

The "protector of Kanezaka" is one of the newest heroes available in the sequel. Along with a fox spirit, she wields kunai and healing ofuda.

Overwatch 2 Chat Bug Seems to be Causing Players to Make Accidental Purchases

Overwatch 2 Chat Bug Seems to be Causing Players to Make Accidental Purchases

Thus far, it doesn't look like Blizzard Entertainment will be offering refunds to anyone who's accidentally spent credits this way.

Overwatch 2 Guide – 10 Tips and Tricks to Keep in Mind

Overwatch 2 Guide – 10 Tips and Tricks to Keep in Mind

Get to grips with Blizzard's new hero shooter with these handy tips and tricks.

Overwatch 2 Developer Still Working on Server Issues, Account Merge Bugs Addressed

Overwatch 2 Developer Still Working on Server Issues, Account Merge Bugs Addressed

Login reliability is improved, and players should see fewer disconnections when in-game. There have been no further DDoS attacks since launch.

Overwatch 2 – Phone Number Requirements to be Removed for “Majority” of Existing Players

Overwatch 2 – Phone Number Requirements to be Removed for “Majority” of Existing Players

Those with a connected Battle.net account, which includes all players since June 9th, 2021, won't have to provide a phone number to play.

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard “Steadily Making Progress” on Server Issues and Stability

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard “Steadily Making Progress” on Server Issues and Stability

Game director Aaron Keller reveals that the team is working through a "second DDoS attack." More info will be shared "as it becomes available."

Overwatch 2 Faces DDoS Attacks on Launch

Overwatch 2 Faces DDoS Attacks on Launch

Right after its launch, Overwatch 2 players are unable to connect to the game owing to DDoS attacks. Blizzard has confirmed that it has teams working on fixing the issues.

Overwatch 2 Patch Notes Outline New Content and Features, Workshop Creation and Editing Delayed

Overwatch 2 Patch Notes Outline New Content and Features, Workshop Creation and Editing Delayed

Learn all about the new features added to the sequel, which is available soon as a free-to-play, early access title on consoles and PC.

Overwatch Servers Offline Ahead of Overwatch 2 Launch

Overwatch Servers Offline Ahead of Overwatch 2 Launch

The sequel will launch as an early access free-to-play title tomorrow for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, PC, and Nintendo Switch.

Overwatch 2 is Now Available for Pre-Load for PC Players Who Pre-Ordered

Overwatch 2 is Now Available for Pre-Load for PC Players Who Pre-Ordered

PC players who pre-ordered the Overwatch 2: Watchpoint Pack can now start pre-loading the game in preparation for its October 4 launch.

Overwatch 2 – 15 New Details You Need To Know

Overwatch 2 – 15 New Details You Need To Know

Three years after its announcement, Overwatch 2 is finally launching as a free-to-play, early title in October. Here's what you need to know.

Overwatch 2 – Competitive Changes Include Skill Tier Divisions, Game Reports, and Skill Decay

Overwatch 2 – Competitive Changes Include Skill Tier Divisions, Game Reports, and Skill Decay

Instead of updating each match, players will receive updates to their Skill Tier Division every seven wins or 20 losses.

Overwatch 2 – New Players Will Initially Have Limited Roster and Modes at Launch

Overwatch 2 – New Players Will Initially Have Limited Roster and Modes at Launch

Those creating an account on or after October 4th must complete "approximately 100 matches" to unlock all of the original heroes.

Overwatch 2 Defense Matrix Initiative Announced – SMS Protect, Machine Learning, and More Detailed

Overwatch 2 Defense Matrix Initiative Announced – SMS Protect, Machine Learning, and More Detailed

Blizzard Entertainment reveals its infrastructure for identifying bad behavior and cheating, like tying one's account to their phone number.

Overwatch 2 Launch Trailer Hypes New Heroes, Maps, and Free-to-Play

Overwatch 2 Launch Trailer Hypes New Heroes, Maps, and Free-to-Play

Free-to-play early access for the hero shooter starts on October 4th for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Overwatch 2 vs Overwatch 1 – 15 New Differences You Need To Know

Overwatch 2 vs Overwatch 1 – 15 New Differences You Need To Know

Overwatch 2 is nearly here and feels very familiar. What are some of the major differences from its predecessor? Find out here.

Overwatch 2 – New Push Map Esperanča Revealed in Trailer and Screenshots

Overwatch 2 – New Push Map Esperanča Revealed in Trailer and Screenshots

Set in Portugal, Esperanča features crowded streets, trolleys, numerous interiors, coffee shops, and even a gorgeous view of the port.

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen Nerfs, DPS Buffs, and Much More Detailed Ahead of Launch

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen Nerfs, DPS Buffs, and Much More Detailed Ahead of Launch

All heroes will now receive 30 percent refunded Ultimate charge when swapping. DPS heroes also gain a brand new role passive.

Overwatch Lead Hero Designer Has Left Blizzard

Overwatch Lead Hero Designer Has Left Blizzard

Geoff Goodman left the company earlier this year, having been with the team since launch (and even before with Project Titan).

Overwatch 2 – Kiriko’s Origin Story and Abilities Detailed in New Videos

Overwatch 2 – Kiriko’s Origin Story and Abilities Detailed in New Videos

Available when the shooter launches on October 4th, Kiriko is unlocked at tier 55 of the Season 1 Battle Pass or by purchasing the Premium Pass.

Overwatch Will be Playable Until October 2nd, PST

Overwatch Will be Playable Until October 2nd, PST

After that, servers will go down for 27 hours while the development team preps for launching Overwatch 2 on October 4th.

Overwatch 2 – Season 1 Battle Pass Detailed, Kiriko Instantly Unlocked for Overwatch 1 Players

Overwatch 2 – Season 1 Battle Pass Detailed, Kiriko Instantly Unlocked for Overwatch 1 Players

The free Battle Pass grants Kiriko at Tier 55. Upgrading to the Premium Pass grants 60 additional rewards, including Cyber Demon Genji.

Overwatch 2 – Kiriko Officially Revealed in New Trailer

Overwatch 2 – Kiriko Officially Revealed in New Trailer

Support allies with a burst of healing and temporary invulnerability, teleport through walls, and much more when Kiriko arrives on October 4th.

Overwatch 2 – New Hero Kiriko’s Animated Short Has Leaked

Overwatch 2 – New Hero Kiriko’s Animated Short Has Leaked

Along with throwing kunai, Kiriko can heal allies and create an area to bolster their offensive abilities, based on the leaked short.

Overwatch 2 Will Seemingly Lock New Heroes Behind Battle Passes

Overwatch 2 Will Seemingly Lock New Heroes Behind Battle Passes

A recent update made to the game's Battle.net page (which has since been reverted) suggests that players won't have instant access to new heroes.

Overwatch, Diablo, and Call of Duty Will Come to Game Pass, Confirms Phil Spencer

Overwatch, Diablo, and Call of Duty Will Come to Game Pass, Confirms Phil Spencer

Microsoft Gaming CEO reiterates commitment to release the "same version" of Call of Duty on PlayStation on the same day as other platforms.

Overwatch Account Merging is Now Live Ahead of Overwatch 2 Launch in October

Overwatch Account Merging is Now Live Ahead of Overwatch 2 Launch in October

Those with console accounts linked to Battle.net must select the ones they would like to merge. Only one account per platform can be linked.

Overwatch Will Stop Selling Loot Boxes on August 30th

Overwatch Will Stop Selling Loot Boxes on August 30th

Loot boxes are earnable afterwards from regular gameplay. However, they will cease to exist when Overwatch 2 launches in October.

Overwatch 2 Will Not Get Any More Betas in Lead Up to October Launch

Overwatch 2 Will Not Get Any More Betas in Lead Up to October Launch

In the lead up to its launchh in October, Blizzard vice president Jon Spector has announced that Overwatch 2 will not be getting any more betas.

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard Addresses Cosmetic Prices on Survey, “Not Indicative of Final Pricing”

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard Addresses Cosmetic Prices on Survey, “Not Indicative of Final Pricing”

The survey was "entirely intended to better understand player preferences for different types of Overwatch 2 cosmetics."

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard Reportedly Surveying Players on $45 Mythic Skins

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard Reportedly Surveying Players on $45 Mythic Skins

The apparent survey asks fans the likelihood of purchasing Legendary Skins for $25 and different bundles ranging from $5 to $30.

Overwatch 2 – Second Closed PvP Beta is Live on PC and Consoles With Crossplay

Overwatch 2 – Second Closed PvP Beta is Live on PC and Consoles With Crossplay

Paraiso, a new Hybrid map in Rio, and the Junker Queen, a new Tank, are available along with changes to Quick Play and Pings until July 18th.

Overwatch 1 Will No Longer be Playable Once Overwatch 2 Launches

Overwatch 1 Will No Longer be Playable Once Overwatch 2 Launches

Game director Aaron Keller reveals that Overwatch 2 will completely and entirely replace its predecessor upon launch.

Overwatch 2 Won’t Have an Escort Version of Hanamura

Overwatch 2 Won’t Have an Escort Version of Hanamura

The screen from the June 16th reveal event was "just a prototype," says Blizzard's Gavin Winter. "We do not have a payload version of Hanamura."

Overwatch 2 Game Director Explains Lack of More Heroes, Season 2 Hero “Almost Finished”

Overwatch 2 Game Director Explains Lack of More Heroes, Season 2 Hero “Almost Finished”

Blizzard's Aaron Keller reveals that iterating on PvE caused "the schedule for PvP content and features" to go on longer.

Overwatch Loot Boxes Won’t Carry Over Into Overwatch 2

Overwatch Loot Boxes Won’t Carry Over Into Overwatch 2

Credits, OWL Tokens and Competitive Points will carry over. Any remaining loot boxes open automatically with players receiving their contents.

Overwatch 2 Free-to-Play – 10 Details You Need to Know

Overwatch 2 Free-to-Play – 10 Details You Need to Know

Battle Passes, seasons, new heroes, cross-play and much more are coming to the hero shooter when it enters early access on October 4th.

Overwatch 2 Gets New Trailer Showing off Junker Queen

Overwatch 2 Gets New Trailer Showing off Junker Queen

Overwatch 2's Junker Queen gets a new trailer, showing off her weapons and abilities. Junker Queen will be playable in the Overwatch 2 PvP beta this month.

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen’s Abilities, Ultimate and Passive Fully Detailed

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen’s Abilities, Ultimate and Passive Fully Detailed

The Tank hero is playable in the upcoming closed PvP beta on June 28th and focuses on melee damage, wounding enemies and buffing allies.

Overwatch 2 is Still Getting a Linear AAA Campaign, Replayable Mode for Hero Progress

Overwatch 2 is Still Getting a Linear AAA Campaign, Replayable Mode for Hero Progress

Though Hero Talents won't be available in PvP, the team is discussing a separate mode where players could use them, as per game director Aaron Keller.

Overwatch 2 Content Roadmap, Competitive 2.0 Changes, and Watchpoint Pack Revealed

Overwatch 2 Content Roadmap, Competitive 2.0 Changes, and Watchpoint Pack Revealed

Purchase the Watchpoint Pack for $40 to gain access to the June 28th beta, the Premium Battle Pass for Season 1, and Overwatch: Legendary Edition.

Overwatch 2 – Battle Pass, Seasons, No More Loot Boxes, New Heroes, and More

Overwatch 2 – Battle Pass, Seasons, No More Loot Boxes, New Heroes, and More

New cosmetics include Weapon Charms, Banner and new Mythic skins. PvE is also slated for 2023 while multiple new heroes are in the works.

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen Origin Story and Cinematic Trailer Revealed

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen Origin Story and Cinematic Trailer Revealed

Available in the next beta, the Junker Queen is an aggressive Tank with a giant axe, shotgun and the ability to inflict Wounds one enemies.

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen Cinematic Trailer Coming June 16th, Next Beta Coming June 28th

Overwatch 2 – Junker Queen Cinematic Trailer Coming June 16th, Next Beta Coming June 28th

The next beta will be coming to PC and consoles and includes a new map along with the Junker Queen as a new playable hero.

Overwatch 2 Founder’s Pack Announced for Original Game Owners

Overwatch 2 Founder’s Pack Announced for Original Game Owners

Includes 2 Epic skins, a founder's Player Icon, and a "surprise gift." Players need to own the first game before June 23rd and log in before December 5th.

Overwatch 2 Early Access Will Support Crossplay and Cross-Progression

Overwatch 2 Early Access Will Support Crossplay and Cross-Progression

Along with Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, the hero shooter's early access launch is also coming to PS4, PS5, PC and Nintendo Switch.

Overwatch 2 Enters Free-to-Play Early Access on October 4th, Junker Queen Revealed as Next Hero

Overwatch 2 Enters Free-to-Play Early Access on October 4th, Junker Queen Revealed as Next Hero

Blizzard's hero shooter will be available early for Xbox consoles and PC later this year with more details coming at the July 16th event.

Overwatch 2 Will be Free-to-Play – Rumour

Overwatch 2 Will be Free-to-Play – Rumour

A prominent leaker is strongly hinting that the upcoming hero shooter sequel will be free-to-play. An Overwatch 2 live stream is set for June 16.

Overwatch 2 Players Will be “Very Pleased” With Next Livestream – Senior Game Designer

Overwatch 2 Players Will be “Very Pleased” With Next Livestream – Senior Game Designer

Blizzard's Dylan Snyder hypes up the June 16th event for the hero shooter, which had its closed PvP beta throughout May.

Overwatch 2 Event Announced for June 16th

Overwatch 2 Event Announced for June 16th

Game director Aaron Keller thanked those who participated in the beta. "Tests like this are a vital part of the process of improving Overwatch."

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta – 9 Biggest Takeaways

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta – 9 Biggest Takeaways

The first ever beta for Blizzard's upcoming sequel had its fair share of ups and downs. Here's what you need to know.

Overwatch 2 Closed Beta Will Receive Quick Play Classic, Support Heroes Discussed

Overwatch 2 Closed Beta Will Receive Quick Play Classic, Support Heroes Discussed

Blizzard Entertainment feels that adding "exciting new Support heroes" and experimenting with new and refreshed abilities for existing heroes is key.

Overwatch 2 Closed Beta – Wrecking Ball Disabled Due to Player Crashing Bug

Overwatch 2 Closed Beta – Wrecking Ball Disabled Due to Player Crashing Bug

Blizzard Entertainment is working on a fix but in the meantime, the hero will be unavailable for the first weekend of Overwatch League Season 5.

Overwatch 2 PvP Beta Attracts Over 1.5 Million Concurrent Views on Twitch

Overwatch 2 PvP Beta Attracts Over 1.5 Million Concurrent Views on Twitch

The recent beta has attracted the highest concurrent viewer count for the hero shooter yet, according to Blizzard Entertainment.

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta is Now Live on PC

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta is Now Live on PC

Those seeking beta access can tune into affiliated streams today from 10 AM PT to 6 PM PT. Watching for four hours guarantees access.

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta Starts at 11 AM PT Today, FAQ and System Requirements Revealed

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta Starts at 11 AM PT Today, FAQ and System Requirements Revealed

The beta will be live until May 17th and won't have Competitive Play or Profiles. Progress also won't carry over into the full game.

Overwatch 2 Closed Beta Invites Going Out Tomorrow

Overwatch 2 Closed Beta Invites Going Out Tomorrow

However, everyone won't be receiving access at the exact same time, as per Blizzard senior community manager Andy Belford.

Overwatch 2 Closed PvP Beta Won’t Have the New Looks for Orisa and Doomfist

Overwatch 2 Closed PvP Beta Won’t Have the New Looks for Orisa and Doomfist

The two Tank heroes, along with some others, will still have their current looks when the closed beta begins on April 26th for PC.

Overwatch 2 Battle Pass, PvE Features, and Title Screen Datamined from Beta

Overwatch 2 Battle Pass, PvE Features, and Title Screen Datamined from Beta

"Hero Shards" and "Role Shards" are referenced for PvE along with progression for Missions, Tiers, Heroes and the Season.

Overwatch 2 – Doomfist and Orisa Reworks Detailed Ahead of Closed PvP Beta

Overwatch 2 – Doomfist and Orisa Reworks Detailed Ahead of Closed PvP Beta

Doomfist gains the ability to block damage and empower his next Rocket Punch while Orisa has several new abilities focused on javelins.

Overwatch 2 Developer Update Outlines Sojourn’s Development and Kit

Overwatch 2 Developer Update Outlines Sojourn’s Development and Kit

Along with assault rifle, the Damage dealer can build up charge to fire a railgun, slide around and slow enemies with her Disruptor Shot.

Overwatch 2 Sojourn Gameplay Video Showcases Abilities and Ultimate

Overwatch 2 Sojourn Gameplay Video Showcases Abilities and Ultimate

The damage-dealer uses an assault rifle that can also doubles up as a railgun. She can also slide and boost jump around the battlefield.

Overwatch 2 – Sojourn Gameplay Trailer Debuts Today

Overwatch 2 – Sojourn Gameplay Trailer Debuts Today

It premieres at 11 AM PT along with a community Q&A hosted by the developer. The closed PvP beta is slated for April 26th.

Overwatch 2 Origin Story Trailer Focuses on Sojourn

Overwatch 2 Origin Story Trailer Focuses on Sojourn

Learn more about Vivian Chase and how she joined the organization ahead of the hero shooter's closed PvP beta on April 26th.

Overwatch 2 UI Concept Could Hint at Addition of Battle Passes

Overwatch 2 UI Concept Could Hint at Addition of Battle Passes

Former UI designer Jayson Kirby uploaded some design and concept images to ArtStation, showcasing a main menu revamp for the sequel.

Overwatch 2 Turns Doomfist Into a Tank, Currently Overpowered in Closed Alpha

Overwatch 2 Turns Doomfist Into a Tank, Currently Overpowered in Closed Alpha

Though he deals much less damage and possesses more survivability, the former DPS hero turned Tank is due to receive a nerf.

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta Starts on April 26th

Overwatch 2 PvP Closed Beta Starts on April 26th

PC players can currently opt-in for the beta which includes a brand new hero, Sojourn; four new maps; a new Ping System; and much more.

Overwatch 2 Closed PvP Beta Coming in Late April, Includes Four Maps and Sojourn

Overwatch 2 Closed PvP Beta Coming in Late April, Includes Four Maps and Sojourn

Reworks for Sombra, Bastion, Orisa and Doomfist will be available along with a new Ping System. Public beta testing is slated for later this year.

Overwatch 2 Might Get a Beta Soon – Rumour

Overwatch 2 Might Get a Beta Soon – Rumour

Overwatch 2 has been in the works for a long time, but recent developments might be pointing to an incoming beta for the hero shooter.

Diablo 4 And Overwatch 2 Have Both Been Delayed

Diablo 4 And Overwatch 2 Have Both Been Delayed

Despite neither game having solid dates, Blizzard has confirmed that both will now launch further than originally envisioned.

Overwatch’s McCree Gets An Official Name Change

Overwatch’s McCree Gets An Official Name Change

The gunslinger will now go by the name Cole Cassidy and drop the old name that related to a previous employee of the company.

Overwatch 2 – Pro PvP Matches in New York, Havana, and Dorado Revealed

Overwatch 2 – Pro PvP Matches in New York, Havana, and Dorado Revealed

Check out how the older maps look at different times of day along with getting another look at the reworks for Bastion and Sombra.

Overwatch 2 – Sombra and Bastion Reworks Showcased in New Trailers

Overwatch 2 – Sombra and Bastion Reworks Showcased in New Trailers

Bastion gets a new Ultimate and can move around in Sentry mode while Sombra can hack foes in stealth and reveal them to teammates.

Overwatch Executive Producer is Leaving Blizzard

Overwatch Executive Producer is Leaving Blizzard

Overwatch series executive producer Chacko Sonny is leaving Blizzard Entertainment, it's been confirmed.

Overwatch 2 Exhibition Match, Sombra and Bastion Reworks, to be Revealed at OWL Grand Finals

Overwatch 2 Exhibition Match, Sombra and Bastion Reworks, to be Revealed at OWL Grand Finals

These will be showcased on September 25th at 5 PM PT. Pro teams that were knocked out will be participating in the exhibition match.

Overwatch League 2022 Will Use Early Build of Overwatch 2

Overwatch League 2022 Will Use Early Build of Overwatch 2

The next season of the esports league begins in April 2022 with more details on various aspects like roster construction to be revealed.

Overwatch 2 Aiming for Q2 2022 Release – Report

Overwatch 2 Aiming for Q2 2022 Release – Report

Activision-Blizard is looking to coincide the release of the sequel with the start of next year's season of Overwatch League.

Overwatch is Changing McCree’s Name

Overwatch is Changing McCree’s Name

"Going forward, in-game characters will no longer be named after real employees and we will be more thoughtful and discerning about adding real world references in future Overwatch content," Blizzard ...

Overwatch 2 Could Skip 2022, Development “Taking Longer Than Expected” – Rumor

Overwatch 2 Could Skip 2022, Development “Taking Longer Than Expected” – Rumor

Speaking to "multiple people close to my original source," leaker Metro says that a release in 2022 "does not seem likely anymore."

Overwatch 2 Will “Have to Make Some Compromises” on Switch, Developer Says

Overwatch 2 Will “Have to Make Some Compromises” on Switch, Developer Says

Technical director John Lafleur says that though Blizzard will "focus on making sure all of the gameplay-related features get in", the Switch version will be lacking "some of the higher end visual enh...

Overwatch 2 Trailer Showcases New Looks for Baptiste and Sombra

Overwatch 2 Trailer Showcases New Looks for Baptiste and Sombra

With new hair shader tech, Baptiste embodies more of the combat medic role. Meanwhile, Sombra has various circuitry in her new outfit.

Overwatch 2 – Why You Shouldn’t be Worried About 5v5

Overwatch 2 – Why You Shouldn’t be Worried About 5v5

The acclaimed hero shooter is making a huge change in the sequel. Will it really spell disaster or blaze a new path forward for the series?

Overwatch 2 Will Completely Rework Bastion “from the Ground up”

Overwatch 2 Will Completely Rework Bastion “from the Ground up”

There will be "major changes to how the hero plays."

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Aren’t the Only Games Blizzard is Working on

Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 Aren’t the Only Games Blizzard is Working on

"Folks across the world will be seeing before too long what we're up to," says World of Warcraft director Ion Hazzikostas.

Overwatch 2 Will Add New Game Mode, Monte Carlo and Torbjörn’s New Look Revealed

Overwatch 2 Will Add New Game Mode, Monte Carlo and Torbjörn’s New Look Revealed

The new mode will replace Assault in Competitive play.

Overwatch 2 Will Move to 5v5 Matches Featuring Only One Tank

Overwatch 2 Will Move to 5v5 Matches Featuring Only One Tank

Blizzard felt having two tanks made the game played too slowly.

Overwatch 2 PvP Details Coming May 20th

Overwatch 2 PvP Details Coming May 20th

The development team will sit down and play through new maps while discussing changes.

Overwatch 2 Developer is “Very Focused on the PvP Side of the Game”

Overwatch 2 Developer is “Very Focused on the PvP Side of the Game”

"I want to make that as compelling as we possibly can," says Aaron Keller, the game's new director.

Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan is Leaving Blizzard After 19 Years

Overwatch Director Jeff Kaplan is Leaving Blizzard After 19 Years

Development on Overwatch 2 is "continuing at a good pace."

13 Biggest Differences Between Overwatch 2 And Overwatch

13 Biggest Differences Between Overwatch 2 And Overwatch

Here are all the different ways that Blizzard's sequel is improving.

Overwatch 2 Requires Additional Development Time So it Can be a “Worthy Successor to the First Game”

Overwatch 2 Requires Additional Development Time So it Can be a “Worthy Successor to the First Game”

"I think we need some more time till we can say it's perfectly polished in the way that we want it," says game director Jeff Kaplan.

Overwatch 2 Hero Missions Encompass “Hundreds” of Worldwide Assignments

Overwatch 2 Hero Missions Encompass “Hundreds” of Worldwide Assignments

New objectives, new routes in established maps and much more teased.

Overwatch 2 – New York and Rome Maps, Sandstorms, New Enemy Units, and More Revealed

Overwatch 2 – New York and Rome Maps, Sandstorms, New Enemy Units, and More Revealed

New looks for Widowmaker, Pharah, McCree, and Reaper also unveiled.

BlizzConline 2021 Schedule Includes 40 Minute Overwatch 2, Diablo 4 Panels

BlizzConline 2021 Schedule Includes 40 Minute Overwatch 2, Diablo 4 Panels

The Opening Ceremony kicks off at 2 PM PT on February 19th.

Overwatch Lunar New Event is Live With New Cosmetics and Bounty Hunter Mode

Overwatch Lunar New Event is Live With New Cosmetics and Bounty Hunter Mode

New Weekly Challenges for Baptiste, McCree, and Reaper also revealed.

Overwatch 2, Diablo 4 Not Launching in 2021 – Activision Blizzard

Overwatch 2, Diablo 4 Not Launching in 2021 – Activision Blizzard

Blizzard is scheduled to release new titles next year though.

BlizzConline 2021 Trailer Promises Epic Announcements

BlizzConline 2021 Trailer Promises Epic Announcements

The online event takes place on February 19th to 20th and is free to watch.

Overwatch 2 – Genji’s Korean Voice Actor Hasn’t Recorded Anything Yet

Overwatch 2 – Genji’s Korean Voice Actor Hasn’t Recorded Anything Yet

Adding further fuel to rumors of development progressing slowly.

Overwatch 2 Development Moving “Really Slow” – Rumour

Overwatch 2 Development Moving “Really Slow” – Rumour

Blizzard are reportedly considering delaying the game's launch.

Overwatch 2 Development Still Has “A Ways to Go”

Overwatch 2 Development Still Has “A Ways to Go”

Game director Jeff Kaplan reiterates that an update is coming soon.

Overwatch 2 Update Confirmed for BlizzConline 2021

Overwatch 2 Update Confirmed for BlizzConline 2021

This will be the first new look at the title since BlizzCon 2019.

Overwatch 2 PvE Maps “Larger,” “More Complex” Than Retribution, Storm Rising

Overwatch 2 PvE Maps “Larger,” “More Complex” Than Retribution, Storm Rising

Blizzard Entertainment discuss creating "longer missions" with "more elaborate encounters."

Overwatch 2’s PvE Will Have “Full-Featured Story Missions”

Overwatch 2’s PvE Will Have “Full-Featured Story Missions”

Blizzard is placing a great deal of its chips on the game's PvE content.

Overwatch 2 – PlayStation Brazil Tweets 2020 Release Date

Overwatch 2 – PlayStation Brazil Tweets 2020 Release Date

The tweet has since been deleted.

Overwatch 2 Will “Explore What Engame Means For Hero Missions”

Overwatch 2 Will “Explore What Engame Means For Hero Missions”

Director Jeff Kaplan talks about Hero Missions and how they will approach endgame content.

Overwatch 2 Story Will Explore the Universe In New Ways, Says Dev

Overwatch 2 Story Will Explore the Universe In New Ways, Says Dev

"We have always considered Overwatch as a universe that we want to tell stories in," says lead writer Michael Chu.

Overwatch Details Mercy’s Backstory With New Short Story, ‘Valkyrie’

Overwatch Details Mercy’s Backstory With New Short Story, ‘Valkyrie’

The healing character gets her origins dug into.

Overwatch 2 – 5 Things You Need To Know

Overwatch 2 – 5 Things You Need To Know

Overwatch returns with much more to offer.

Overwatch 2 Was “100 Percent The Reason” for First Game’s Reduced Support – Kaplan

Overwatch 2 Was “100 Percent The Reason” for First Game’s Reduced Support – Kaplan

Offering few changes with the same events pained the development team, as per director Jeff Kaplan.

Overwatch 2 – Convincing Blizzard to Support Legacy Players Was “Very Challenging”

Overwatch 2 – Convincing Blizzard to Support Legacy Players Was “Very Challenging”

"If I'm a player of the game, this feels right and fair," says director Jeff Kaplan.

Overwatch 2 Leaks Were “A Bit Demoralising” For Blizzard

Overwatch 2 Leaks Were “A Bit Demoralising” For Blizzard

"Leaks are very interesting in that they have more of a moral impact on the team than anything else," says game director Jeff Kaplan.

Overwatch 2 Is “Doing the Right Thing by Players” – Kaplan

Overwatch 2 Is “Doing the Right Thing by Players” – Kaplan

Director Jeff Kaplan also says the game is "absolutely a sequel".

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard Has “No Idea” About Release Date

Overwatch 2 – Blizzard Has “No Idea” About Release Date

The sequel will be discussed again at BlizzCon 2020, says director Jeff Kaplan.

Overwatch 2’s Hero Missions Will Be “Deeply Replayable”

Overwatch 2’s Hero Missions Will Be “Deeply Replayable”

The idea is to encourage players to experiment with multiple different characters.

Overwatch Will Receive “At Least One New Hero” Before Sequel – Kaplan

Overwatch Will Receive “At Least One New Hero” Before Sequel – Kaplan

Director Jeff Kaplan confirms that it's not Sojourn, who was recently showcased.

Overwatch 2 – All Maps and Heroes Playable for Legacy Owners

Overwatch 2 – All Maps and Heroes Playable for Legacy Owners

Cosmetics from the first game will also carry over into the sequel.

Overwatch 2 Announced, Includes PvE Story Missions and New Heroes

Overwatch 2 Announced, Includes PvE Story Missions and New Heroes

The shooter features new maps, hero abilities and a brand new PvP mode.

Overwatch 2 Art Leaks, Showcases Potential Next Hero

Overwatch 2 Art Leaks, Showcases Potential Next Hero

Several established heroes also seem to have new looks in the sequel.

Overwatch 2 Features Hero Talents and In-Game Items – Rumor

Overwatch 2 Features Hero Talents and In-Game Items – Rumor

New heroes, modes and maps are also included.

Overwatch 2 Currently in Development, Features Left 4 Dead-Style Co-op – Rumour

Overwatch 2 Currently in Development, Features Left 4 Dead-Style Co-op – Rumour

The sequel will apparently be revealed at BlizzCon 2019.

Overwatch Dev on Potential Sequel: Committed to Current Game “For The Time Being”

Overwatch Dev on Potential Sequel: Committed to Current Game “For The Time Being”

Development team members want to keep community engaged with current game.

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