Overwatch 2 - New heroes, release date, gameplay, more

Overwatch 2 is a much-awaited game, and a few details have been revealed about the game recently.

Overwatch 2 release date
Overwatch 2 is likely to come in 2022

Globe's most adored FPS title, Overwatch offers magnificent characters, an energetic esports scene joined by lovely maps. This Blizzard's most famous FPS has established its place in gaming history. 

Back at Blizzcon in 2019, there were reports that a spin-off of Overwatch will come soon, after which the fans went wild. However, after Overwatch 2 was first referenced, the devs have revealed very few details about the game. 

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So, let's get to know all that has been revealed about the game, including Overwatch 2 release date, maps, 5v5 and tank changes, heroes, and much more.

Overwatch 2 Release Date 


UPDATE: 12/06/22 

Overwatch 2 release date announced

Now, at least for the PvP aspect of the game, Overwatch's highly anticipated sequel has an Overwatch 2 release date. Activision Blizzard announced during the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase that Overwatch 2 will go into early access on October 4, 2022.

Moreover, The Junker Queen, a new Tank character in Overwatch 2, will be added to the roster.


Since the time of the declaration, Blizzard has maintained its silence about Overwatch 2 release date. Quite possibly making the most petulant pieces of Overwatch 2's development - the Overwatch 2 release date. 

And, a large group of events that were going on in the past, including Blizzard's enrollment drive or an assertion from Blizzard's previous chief, Jeff Kaplan, hinted that the Overwatch 2 release date might be somewhere around late 2021 or early 2022.

Be that as it may, on the 4th of February 2021, Blizzard's earnings call put an end to this theory. Previous Blizzard President J. Allen Brack affirmed that no release is expected anytime in the near future. 

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And recently Aaron Keller expressed to Gamespot that a 2022 Overwatch 2 release date is also unlikely, expressing: "The last thing we need to do is to release it ahead of schedule before it's prepared. 

Overwatch 2 Leaks and News

Overwatch 2 Development reached a significant achievement 

Overwatch 2 development has "passed a significant internal achievement lately." as stated by Blizzard. While we don't have the foggiest idea of what exactly this internal milestone is, yet it demonstrates that beneficial things are occurring in the background. 

Aaron Keller has plans to duplicate Fortnite's live service 

Overwatch is set to take a comparative way of delivering updates to the huge hitting games with Battle Passes, revealed Keller. He additionally uncovered to Gamespot that "we need the game to feel like it has a consistent heartbeat,".

According to him, the Overwatch 2 team is looking forward to post-launch content for players, he stated, "I think our worth is to put as much time and assets as possible into updating the live game to generally make it feel fresh, new, and considerable." 

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Overwatch 2 Platforms

Overwatch 2 will be accessible on Xbox, PlayStation, PC, and Nintendo Switch, just like its prequel Overwatch. Meaning the new PS5 and Xbox X|S Series consoles will also be included in Overwatch 2 platforms.

While fans are insisting the developers add the crossplay feature, it is still fervently discussed whether Overwatch 2 crossplay will be available or not. 

As per sources, Blizzard is "investigating and exploring the Overwatch 2 crossplay feature, however, there's been no affirmation at this point. 

Overwatch 2 Trailers

Overwatch 2 sees the renewal of a band of recognizable countenances to fight it out against the omnics again. 

A band of the automated foes is shown in a Terminator-style trailer, laying an attack on a not-so-prepared Paris, yet they're hindered in their tracks by Brigitte, Echo, Genji, Mei, Mercy, Tracer, Reinhardt, and Winston.

The intrusion extends farther than Paris, and our cheerful band of heroes is seen taking on a greater amount of the executioners in Rio De Janeiro. This trailer likewise gives us a couple of clues into what the Overwatch 2 gameplay will really resemble. 

Overwatch 2 Gameplay

An entire host of pictures have been revealed regarding the Overwatch 2 gameplay that indicates various things. 

A talents progression framework is one of the features in Overwatch 2, where players will actually get to update their Overwatch 2 hero's abilities and force as they experience and go through co-op missions.

It is something plenty of players have been hanging tight for and is a nearly Heroes of the Storm style approach.

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The Overwatch 2 gameplay trailers that were showcased likewise give a clue concerning how the co-op missions in Overwatch 2 will work, with players seeming to meet up in groups to fight against omnics.

It seems as though the primary Overwatch's gameplay will remain generally unaltered, although, a few new Overwatch 2 maps and heroes have been hinted at. 

New Overwatch 2 Heroes

Some new Overwatch heroes are set to join the roster of the Overwatch series. 

Back in April 2020, Overwatch 2 hero - Echo was introduced to join the Overwatch crew.

The Overwatch 2 gameplay trailer likewise showed another Overwatch 2 hero -  Sojourn. Sojourn having brandishing silver dreadlocks is one of the focal highlights of the video and appears to be a potential new DPS. 

And the Overwatch heroes that are going to turn into Overwatch 2 heroes are Baptiste and Sombra.

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Overwatch 2 Maps

Overwatch 2 fans have effectively seen a few of its map ideas, thanks to all the Overwatch leaks.

Promising to have "more unpredictable" maps than the first title, a Toronto-based map that allows you to go out of control in the core of Canada's metropolitan culture, the home of healing DJ Lucio, just as lovely amusements of Rio de Janeiro, are all included in Overwatch 2 maps.

All the new Overwatch 2 maps are:

  • Toronto 
  • Rome 
  • Rio de Janeiro 
  • New York 
  • Monte Carlo 

It is likewise said that Overwatch 2 map will incorporate a Kraków, Poland map, which is in demand by many players.

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Overwatch 2 gameplay
Overwatch 2 will have several new heroes

New Overwatch 2 Game Modes 

The Overwatch 2 PvE modes will make up for a shortcoming many fans feel the developers never really filled since the game's debut as Overwatch 2 will be story-based single-player.

Based on the Overwatch 2 gameplay trailer, it appears as though players will rally to fight their direction through omnic invaded areas, alongside organizing their attacks and adjusting according to the opponents. So perhaps players will get to create unique combination attacks in this Overwatch 2 storyline.

Overwatch 2 Push game mode is going to be a new addition to the multiplayer side of the hero-based shooter. The new even map type will set gamers in opposition to their resistance to assume responsibility for a central robot that should be pushed towards the rival's base. 

Overwatch 2 Tank Changes and 5v5

Quite possibly the most interesting highlight affirmed in the game is that matches in Overwatch 2 be 5v5. 

On the 20th of May 2021, it was uncovered that the current 2-2-2 split that has been the focal point of the game throughout recent years will be changed. 

This means ongoing interaction will presently just have two harm, two help saints, and just one tank, meaning Overwatch 2 gameplay will only include two support heroes, two damage, and only one tank, just like Winston getting another fire that permits them to charge an impact that can be shot at the range.

These were all the latest information regarding Overwatch 2. Keep visiting for more details that will be coming soon.

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