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Overwatch 2 kicks off on October 4 with an early entry launch. The free-to-play shooter will begin with PvP multiplayer and a seasonal mannequin, that means the game will get new content material each 9 weeks. That’s in keeping with Blizzard, which has simply revealed Overwatch 2’s content material roadmap. The first two seasons have been outlined, with the promise of extra within the new yr.
As per the picture above, Season 1 begins the identical day that early entry opens up. The inaugural season will start with the addition of three new heroes: Sojourn, Junker Queen, and a presently unannounced third. Along with that trio come six new maps and greater than 30 new skins. Each season will get its personal battle move, so you’ll be able to count on a few of these 30 skins to be hooked up to Season 1’s move. A brand new mythic pores and skin and game mode are additionally a part of Season 1.
Season 2 begins 9 weeks later, simply as promised, on December 6. More of the identical sorts of additives will arrive with the second season: a brand new tank hero, a brand new map, the second batch of greater than 30 skins, and one other mythic pores and skin. Beyond that, Blizzard guarantees a yr full of latest content material in 2023.
That’s additionally when the game’s PvE element will arrive. We’ve identified for a while now that Overwatch 2 will launch in two components: PvP adopted by PvE. That “decoupling,” as Blizzard referred to as it, was executed to get the game in followers’ palms sooner. October 4 isn’t too far off for PvP, however it’s a bit disappointing to see that PvE nonetheless hasn’t been penciled in for a launch date.
Fans can truly play the game ahead of October although. The game’s subsequent beta begins on June 28 — right here’s how to enroll. This would be the first alternative to take a look at Junker Queen, and in contrast to the primary beta, this preview might be held on each PC and consoles.