New content has been scarce in Overwatch 1, so Overwatch 2 is coming out of the gate with big promises for a steady schedule of content releases.
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 starts on June 28, 2022, but you'll still have to sign up to have the opportunity to jump in to the game early.
We've been waiting for it for a very long time, but now we finally know: Overwatch 2 releases on October 4, just a few months away.
Video games are full of real-life references -- some of them are more overt, like WoW's Floyd Pinkus, while others are a little less obvious, like a license plate on a car or a background piece of artwork that reference something a little more niche.
It's the little details that really bring Overwatch maps to life, and Overwach 2's initial batch of new maps are no exception.
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.
Having watched a lot of competitive Overwatch League play, I had a few thoughts on the introduction of a ping system in Overwatch 2, which will allow players to "ping" the map to organize without relying on voice chat.
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.
They probably won't be here anytime soon — we know for a fact that some of Blizzard's biggest titles that are still in development, like Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2, won't be released in 2022.