Overwatch 2 will launch soon and will be available for free on October 4, as confirmed by Blizzard.
The sequel to the competitive team shooter series, Overwarch 2 will allow players to compete 5 vs 5 against each other, including Cross-Play, and will release for PC, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. At launch, players will have the chance to get their hands on the newest hero to join the battlefield.
More details on Junker Queen, Overwatch 2’s seasonal content plan and live service model, and upcoming closed beta testing will be shared during the live stream on Thursday, May 16. 06 this week. “We can’t wait to launch the first part of the Overwatch 2 experience on October 4th and introduce an exciting new competitive vision, featuring great new content and reimagining of the heroes. Iconic graphics and gameplay made the original game even more compelling,” said Mike Ybarra, president of Blizzard Entertainment.
“This is the beginning of an always-on and always-evolving era for the franchise, and a commitment to serving players with well-planned and important regular updates in the future. future.
The beta includes access to Overwatch 2’s 5vs5 PvP mode, new Push mode, Ping system, 4 remastered heroes (Orisa, Doomfist, Bastion, Sombra), one new hero (Sojourn), all OW1 maps and four new maps (Circuit Royal, Midtown, Toronto and Rome). Additionally, Blizzard has removed both the Fire and Medal systems for Overwatch 2, including a reworked scoreboard interface for future competition.