When is Overwatch 2 Archives 2023?


Overwatch 2's Season 3 is in full swing, bringing with it new limited-time events, a new map and some brand new mix-ups in the forms of the Loverwatch Dating Sim and One Punch Man anime crossover. While the new stuff is exciting, players are wondering what the status of classic events like Archives is. Here's when Archives returns for Overwatch 2.

Archives is a unique Overwatch event that has players step back in time and relive the events of "old" Overwatch in the game's lore, embarking on special PvE events against villainous factions like Talon and Null Sector. Archives is hailed as one of the most popular events in Overwatch thanks to its unique gameplay and lore focus.

When is Overwatch 2 Archives 2023?

While no official date has been announced for Archives to return in 2023, its almost certain the event is returning this Spring. Based on previous event schedules for Overwatch, expect Archives to return around mid-April and run until early May. This will give players lots of opportunities to participate in the event and experience what it has to offer.

In the meantime, players still have a few days to play Loverwatch, and can look forward to upcoming events announced on the seasonal roadmap like the One Punch Man crossover and Pachimari special event.