Blizzard Entertainment revealed that players can expect to get more information about Overwatch 2 in the release build-up on October 4, 2022. Players had the opportunity to test OW2 with the released betas. As the release date gets closer, Blizzard shared their plans to prepare for the launch.
Overwatch 2 Reveals New Content
Blizzard revealed that it will be hosting a special summit for content creators to prepare for the new information that will be released.
Overwatch community manager Andy Belford shared on his personal Twitter account that fans will be seeing some streamers absent as they are preparing for the creator summit. The chosen content creators will be able to share the news in September. Players should stay on the lookout for what is to come in the upcoming month.
In the meantime, there's speculation that the new support fox hero and Season 1 content will be part of the news that is released.
Season 1 of Overwatch 2 will kick off Oct. 4 and will feature three new heroes, six new maps, more than 30 new skins, a new battle pass, a new mythic skin and a new game mode. Season 2 will begin Dec. 2 and will feature a new tank hero, new map, and more skins.
Blizzard confirmed that new seasons in 2023 will feature new heroes, maps, skins, battle passes, modes, and the launch of the PvE experiences.
Overwatch 2 will be free-to-play on Windows PC and Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch consoles.