After long time, Blizzard finally starting Overwatch 2 with more changes of new mode, hero and maps. One of the big changes in Overwatch 2 is on PvP Mode thats its now 5 vs 5 with one Tank, two Damage dan two Supports.
Blizzard want to create a game that player going to love to play, basically Overwatch 2 was created because of the feedback from the player Overwatch. But before that, there was many things that you need to know. if you like to see, here was some information about Overwatch 2.
Overwatch 2 Release Date
The Overwatch 2 release date will start on April 26th as a Beta, Unfortunately the demo will be exclusive on PC but Blizzard already told about plans for future Overwatch 2 on Console.
Overwatch 2 New Mode
Actually there nothing so much changes of gameplay Overwatch and Overwatch 2, but in Overwatch 2 there was a new game mode called Push.
The rules of Push is basically reverse Tug Of war but with a robot. In the middle of the map, there is a robot named T.W.O. If your team takes possession of T.W.O. the machine starts pushing a barricade toward your opponents spawn. If they take control of T.W.O. then the robot will push a different barricade towards your spawn.
To control T.W.O, you need more player in your team in its vicinity than your opponents. Whoever the barricade is closest to their endpoint that team will lose.
Overwatch 2 Hero
Overwatch 2 have all 32 hero including a new hero Sojourn.
But because Overwatch 2 PvP is changing from 6 vs 6 to 5 vs 5, Blizzard have to do update for some hero about their damage, health regend and health pool. Blizzard even rework some hero like Sombra, Doomfist, Orisa and Bastion.
If you want to know all of hero that coming to Overwatch 2, you can see the list on below:
- Soldier 76
- Wrecking Ball
Overwatch 2 Maps
Maps Overwatch 2 will be like in Overwatch except for Assault Maps because the bug where one side can easy win.
There is 5 more maps that not returning: Temple of Anubis, Volskaya Industries, Hanamura, Horizon Lunar Colony and Paris.
The development team already decided to focus on Push with two new maps in that mode. But tjere also two another new map namely New York-based Midtown and The Monte Carlo-themed Circuit Royal Escort.
Here is a list of every maps in Overwatch 2:
- Route 66
- Watchpoint: Gibraltar
- Circuit Royal
- Lijiang Tower
- Blizzard World
- King’s Row
Maps not Returning
- Temple of Anubis
- Volskaya Industries
- Horizon Lunar Colony