Tag: Overwatch 2
News Overwatch 2 Teams Up With McDonald's In Limited Time Promo, Unlock An Epic Tracer Skin
"Buff your meal"
One of the bigger releases this month was the free-to-play Blizzard title Overwatch 2. The game has already managed to attract over 25 million heroes in the first week, and now to continue the launch celebrations, it's teamed up with the fast-food chain Mcdonald's. It seems this offer is currently only available at Mcdonald's...
Guide Overwatch 2 Tips, Tricks, And Hints
Someone to overwatch me
Overwatch 2 is the follow-up to the enormously successful team-based first-person shooter. In fact, replaced its predecessor entirely when it launched at the start of October 2022, with the original Overwatch being taken offline. On this page you'll find links to our Overwatch 2 guides, covering character recommendations,...
Guide Overwatch 2: Tank Tier List
Not just sponges anymore
Picking the best Overwatch 2 tanks is tougher than ever now that the FPS game altered the role defenders play. In a game that now prioritizes speed and damage over defense, the quality of a tank depends on what they bring to the field aside from absorbing hits. In this guide, we'll take you through the best tank picks for...
Guide Overwatch 2: What's New?
All the major changes Blizzard made in Overwatch 2
While it might seem like the same FPS game as before on the surface, there are quite a few Overwatch 2 changes compared to the original Overwatch, especially when it comes to how battles unfold. Some behind-the-scenes changes also influence Overwatch 2’s structure, including the change to...
Guide Overwatch 2: DPS Tier List
Numbers go up
Picking the best Overwatch 2 DPS characters is a daunting task. Overwatch 2 presents nearly two dozen damage dealers to choose from, each with unique playstyles, strengths, and weaknesses, and while the game may have changed to suit DPS players over tanks, that doesn’t mean every damage dealer is viable. Some take much more work to...
Guide Overwatch 2: Best Characters For Beginners - How To Unlock More Heroes
If you're just diving into Overwatch, these heroes are your new best friends
The best Overwatch 2 heroes for beginners help ease you into Blizzard’s FPS game, whether you’re a total newcomer or only dabbled in the original Overwatch. While the full range of characters is blocked off for first-time Overwatch players, that’s not necessarily an...
News Overwatch's New Kanezaka Map Is Now Live, And It's Gearing Us Up For Overwatch 2
A new micro-event based around Hanzo is also available
We first got word that Kanezaka was heading to Overwatch last month, via game director Jeff Kaplan's developer update. Much like Hanamura Castle, this new map is set within Tokyo, Japan but instead of the usual 6v6 fights, Kanezaka offers a free-for-all deathmatch instead. After several weeks of...
News Blizzard Has "No Idea" When Overwatch 2 Will Be Released, Just Wants To "Make It Great"
Expect to hear more at next year's BlizzCon
As exciting as the Overwatch 2 announcement was at BlizzCon this year, it's probably the last thing you wanted to hear if you recently picked up a copy of Overwatch: Legendary Edition on the Switch less than a month ago. Thankfully, the original game will remain relevant – with Blizzard confir
News The Overwatch 2 Leak Was Extremely Demoralising For The Development Team
"You feel totally deflated"
Like many other BlizzCon 2019 announcements this weekend, the Overwatch 2 one was leaked ahead of the opening ceremony. In a follow-up interview with Kotaku Australia, Overwatch lead designer Jeff Kaplan expressed how leaks can be "extremely demoralising" for developers and explained how lack of context can often result...
News Overwatch Players Will Have Access To All Of The Sequel's PvP Multiplayer Content
"nothing gets left behind"
Overwatch 2 has just been confirmed for the Switch and multiple other platforms. So, is the original player base expected to migrate across to the sequel? According to the lead designer Jeff Kaplan, "nothing gets left behind" – or in this case, no hero gets left behind. You see, both games will be part of a shared...
News Blizzard Is Indeed Bringing Overwatch 2 To The Nintendo Switch
No release dates announced for console version
BlizzCon 2019 has just kicked-off and as expected the company announced a cooperative, narrative-driven follow-up to its popular team-based hero shooter Overwatch. On top of a PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One announcement, the new entry has now also been confirmed for the Nintendo Switch. Overwatch 2...