Blizzard has detailed its plans for Overwatch’s current currencies and lootboxes because the developer appears to the launch of Overwatch 2 as a free-to-play early entry recreation this October.
As introduced beforehand, Overwatch 2 is not going to comprise any loot bins, with gadgets as an alternative made out there for buy straight as an alternative.
Writing in a reddit AMA final night time, Blizzard defined that any unopened loot bins can be routinely redeemed forward of Overwatch 2’s launch.
“We’re not transitioning loot bins into Overwatch 2, and forward of launch, any unopened loot bins might be routinely opened along with your account receiving all of the contents straight,” Blizzard wrote.
Credit, OWL tokens and aggressive factors will switch straight over, although Blizzard mentioned it might additionally introduce a brand new forex because the “important” providing.
“There might be issues in OW2 that won’t be purchasable with these OW1 credit,” Blizzard continued.
Blizzard briefly talked about it had a guild system excessive up on its checklist of issues to incorporate in Overwatch 2, and was contemplating in-game tournaments.
Overwatch 2 launches for Nintendo Change, PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Sequence X/S on 4th October.
At launch, new tank hero the Junker Queen, the “ruthless Australian-born ruler of Junkertown” will be a part of Overwatch 2’s roster.