Overwatch 2 Beta
In Overwatch 2, every single support hero feels a little different to play for a simple (albeit indirect) reason: the change from 6v6 to 5v5 means that there's only one tank per team now.
New to Overwatch 2 is the shop where you can purchase additional cosmetics for your favorite heroes.
While playing many Damage Heroes will feel like coming home when you start playing Overwatch 2, there are definitely some changes to how Damage Heroes work worth noting.
Overwatch 2 monetization via the new free Battle Pass and Premium Battle Pass is a hot topic but, much like turtles, it's microtransactions all the way down.
Even though we now know Overwatch 2's PVP mode is launching on October 4, the beta test is still a hot ticket. The next round of PVP beta testing started today, June 28, 2022, but you'll still have to sign up to have the opportunity to jump in to the game early.
With the Overwatch 2 beta arriving on April 26, we've been introduced to Sojourn—the first new character added to Overwatch in 2 years.
Overwatch 2 will officially start its beta test on April 26 — at least for the PVP portion of the game.
The Overwatch team and game director Aaron Keller announced today that Overwatch 2 is moving into the testing phase, with the PVP modes being tested first and the PVE mode will come later.