Changing the unique recreation with Overwatch 2’s multiplayer element is a reasonably uncommon selection, however this additional confirms that each one the cosmetics and different rewards a participant have earned within the first recreation can be obtainable within the sequel.
The most important change when it comes to gameplay between the 2 video games is solely Overwatch 2 now being a 5v5 format which options 1 tank position per crew versus the 6v6 format with 2 tank roles. Apart from that, it’s the identical team-based shooter with new heroes, recreation modes, and different content material.
Blizzard did battle to regularly assist the crew hero shooter as most of their efforts in recent times have been spent engaged on the sequel. With this choice, it’s clear they don’t seem to be planning to assist two video games on the identical time.
Overwatch 2 will launch on October 4 as a free-to-play title for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Sequence X|S, Xbox One, and PC vai Battle.internet. This launch solely contains the PVP portion of the sport because the deliberate PVE content material is slated to launch someday subsequent 12 months.
Blizzard not too long ago detailed their new tank Junker Queen, explaining her toolkit forward of the June 28 beta.