Overwatch 2 – News, Reviews, Videos, and More

Overwatch 2 Box Art
Publisher
Blizzard Entertainment
Developer
Blizzard Entertainment
Platforms
PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC
Release Date
TBA
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 – 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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