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Update: Blizzard has apparently been hit with another wave of DDoS attacks not long after it temporarily removed Bastion and Torbjörn from the game.

Its servers had to undergo "emergency maintenance" in response to this, fortunately, it seems to have been sorted out now. You can see Blizzard's full bug report and the current status of the game over on the Overwatch forums page.

Original: Overwatch 2 launched across multiple platforms including the Nintendo Switch last week, and's not exactly been a smooth rollout. The game's servers were apparently hit by a "mass DDoS attack" at launch, and some users with pre-paid phones were also having issues logging in.

Blizzard is still ironing out certain bugs here and there, and the latest update is the removal of two heroes from the game. Yes, it's actually gone to the extent of removing Bastion and Torbjörn from play to sort out of issues with them.

Bastion is currently unavailable across all modes. However5, Torbjörn is still playable in Quick Play:

Overwatch 2 can be downloaded from the Nintendo Switch for free, but you'll still need a account to login and play. First-time Overwatch players and Battle.Net users will also still require to add some extra details such as a mobile phone number. You can read more about this in our previous coverage.

Have you given Overwatch 2 a go on the Switch yet? How about other platforms? Tell us in the comments.