- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player) (10 Player Online)
- Release Date
- 4th Oct 2022
- 4th Oct 2022
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
- Official Site
It's better to think of Overwatch 2 as Overwatch 2.0 instead of a full sequel. While many of its playable Heroes have undergone significant changes — alongside the introduction of three brand-new ones — this is essentially the same game you've been playing for the past six years. Activision Blizzard has (quite literally) stuck a...
When does the Overwatch 2 Beta start?
What are the dates and times for the Overwatch 2 beta test on PS5 and PS4? How do you access the Overwatch 2 beta? Blizzard has finally revealed more information about its upcoming hero shooter sequel, which is due to launch as a free-to-play game this October. However, much sooner than that is a beta test,...
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The ambitious Overwatch League, the most expensive esports bet ever floated, is seemingly no more, with Blizzard confirming that it will take competitive Overwatch "in a new direction." An OWL spokesperson released a statement to GGRecon, which announced the news in no uncertain terms: "We are transitioning from the Overwatch League...
Plan your Perfect Night
Overwatch 2's collaboration with K-pop sensation Le Sserafim is now live, and players can pop and lock their way to some inspired skins, dance emotes, and engage in the new limited-time Concert Clash game mode. Le Sserafim is an extremely popular act out of South Korea, and their new track "Perfect Night" is guaranteed to be...
Justice rains from above
Blizzard is taking a page from the Fortnite playbook for the next Overwatch 2 event, announcing an in-game collaboration with K-Pop group Le Sserafim, and we got a brief concept clip to set the tempo. The fun begins on 26th October with the in-game music video debut for the group's single, Perfect Night. Following that, a...
"If we can’t turn back the clock, then what can we do?"
Overwatch 2 has had a fairly rough go of it since launch, but since coming to Steam, Blizzard has been struggling with a fresh PR disaster. Thanks to Steam's detailed, egalitarian analytics, it became the platform's "Worst Game of All Time",
That was quick
Overwatch 2 was released on PS5 and PS4 back in October of 2022, and the shift to free-to-play drew massive crowds initially, but deeper issues were quickly discovered. The player base has been declining ever since, which is fairly normal for service games, but what's new for Blizzard is the great equaliser: Steam. Launching i
Captive Sun is ready to burn
Overwatch 2's Invasion event kicks off tomorrow, 10th August, and we got a pair of new trailers showing off both Season 6's inclusions and an animated short featuring Sojourn. Like the rest of Blizzard's animated offerings, the latter's of particularly high quality and serves to expand the overarching Overwatch universe...
"Sometimes a face you can't see is just what the world needs"
A mysterious and enigmatic figure known only as The Enigma has been hacking into the streams of some of Twitch's biggest stars, bearing "warnings of the looming threat of Null Sector, an antagonistic group of Omnics that will soon invade the world of Overwatch". This individual has been...
Part one of three
The first instalment in a three-part animated Overwatch series called Genesis, which debuts this week on YouTube, on 6th July. This series will further flesh out Overwatch's colourful in-game universe, detailing events before the Omnic Crisis uprising, when sentient Omnic robots rose up against their human creators. The deep and...
Gone, but not forgotten
In another twist in the ongoing Overwatch 2 metanarrative, Blizzard has announced that the hero shooter's highly-anticipated cooperative PvE mode has been scrapped. That's despite promising for years that it would be included, with skill trees and perks, to boot. Executive producer Jared Neuss delivered the news in a
He's growing on us
Overwatch 2 is officially getting a new hero, Lifeweaver, an intelligent and curious adventurer hailing from Thailand. He enters the arena with the advent of Season 4 on 11th April. Lifeweaver utilises biolight technology in his role as a Support, healing allies in a variety of ways, but it's the mobility possibilities he...
Overwatch 2 is an always-on and ever-evolving free-to-play, team-based action game set in an optimistic future, where every match is the ultimate 5v5 battlefield brawl. Team up with friends and dive into the reimagined PvP experience as a time-jumping freedom fighter, a beat-dropping battlefield DJ, or one of over 30 other unique heroes as you battle it out around the globe.
EVER EVOLVING HEROES, NEW MAPS, NEW WAYS TO PLAY AND UNIQUE COSMETICS! Lead the charge, ambush your enemies, or aid your allies as one of Overwatch’s distinct heroes. Take them into battle across 24 futuristic maps inspired by real-world locations, and master multiple unique game modes.
SEASON THREE IS NOW LIVE
New heroes, maps, and game modes will be added in seasonal updates every nine weeks. Drop into Season Three to explore new terrain in the newest map, ANTARCTICA, and over 20 tiers of completely free rewards on the Battle Pass. Purchase the Premium Battle Pass to unlock an additional 60 Tiers of cosmetic rewards including the all-new Mythic Kiriko skin, legendary skins, sprays, voice lines, weapon charms, and more!