Overwatch 2’s latest hero, Ramattra, is slightly simpler to earn totally free than Season 1’s Kiriko.
“After reviewing information for Season 1, we’re moving Ramattra into Tier 45 of the Battle Move and making just a few extra weekly challenges simpler to finish,” game director Aaron Keller wrote at the moment on Twitter.
When Overwatch 2 launched, its first new help hero, Kiriko, was locked away on tier 55 of the free battle move. Unlocking her totally free required constantly finishing day by day and weekly challenges for XP. Whereas it did not take tremendously lengthy to climb up the tiers, it nonetheless took many gamers just a few weeks to get that far on their very own (teams get a 20% XP bonus).
Moving Ramattra to tier 45 is not a large change, however when you do not need to pay 1,000 Overwatch Cash ($10) for the premium battle move to get him instantly, the day by day and weekly problem grind will likely be slightly shorter now.
You continue to cannot purchase the most recent hero by the in-game store. Blizzard has stated that Sojourn, Junker Queen, and Kiriko, nonetheless, will all be in the stores for Overwatch Cash when you missed unlocking them earlier than. Alternatively, you possibly can full hero challenges, which require you to win video games, to unlock them, much like how the brand new participant expertise works. Overwatch 1 homeowners can nonetheless choose up the final three new heroes totally free simply by logging into Overwatch 2 earlier than the top of Season 2 in February.
Overwatch 2’s second season, which launches tomorrow, brings a brand new battle move with buckets of beauty rewards throughout 80 tiers, together with a mythic-quality, customizable Zeus Junker Queen pores and skin. A handful of heroes will obtain substantial steadiness modifications, together with Doomfist, Bastion, Sojourn, and Kiriko. The brand new season additionally comes with a brand new payload map set within the Shambali Monastery where each Ramattra and Zenyatta have their roots, and can drop a brand new Battle for Olympus game mode.