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Overwatch 2 opens public beta signing, reveals Battle Passes and content roadmap

Activision Blizzard opened Overwatch 2 beta requests. On its launch on October 4, the game will change from loot boxes to Battle Passes and in-game shops. The developers revealed the content roadmap for the next year and a half and the seasonal events.

This is the second beta for Overwatch. You can sign for it on the game's website. The beta will start on June 28 and will add the players in waves. The developers expect to add all participants no later than July 14. The testing will be more focused on different platforms' performance.

Overwatch 2 will be Free-to-play. The first season will feature Sojourn, Junker Queen, and an unannounced support hero. Other characters will see significant reworks. PvP will shift to a 5v5 model with new maps and modes. PvE events, which were previously delayed, will start at the beginning of 2023.

The beta test will be available on PC, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4 in all regions except China, Russia, and Belarus.

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