Overwatch 2

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Overwatch 2

Developer
Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher
Blizzard Entertainment
Release date
Post-2019[1]

Overwatch 2 is an as of yet unconfirmed Overwatch game.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Compared to its predecessor, the game is said to be a "complete overhaul";[2] Blizzard staff members have stated that the game has a strong PvE element, and have likened it to Left 4 Dead.[3]

Development[edit | edit source]

The existence of a second Overwatch game was hinted at by J. Allen Brack in May 2019.[4]

The existence was leaked in a June, 2019 Kotaku article, where it was confirmed that Blizzard staff were being transferred from Ares to work on the game.[3] Sources claimed that the game would be announced at BlizzCon 2019.[5] In June 2019, it was reported that the game would not be released before 2020.[1] In September 2019, a News Corp business magazine stated that Overwatch 2 would be released "in the coming years."[6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2019-06-26, Diablo 4 Apparently Shown to French Employees. Diablo.net, accessed on 2019-06-26
  2. 2019-09-03, 'Overwatch 2' and 'Diablo 4' May Be Revealed at Blizzcon, Analyst Says. Inverse, accessed on 2019-09-05
  3. 3.0 3.1 2019-06-07, Sources: Blizzard Cancels StarCraft First-Person Shooter To Focus On Diablo 4 And Overwatch 2. Kotaku, accessed on 2019-06-09
  4. 2019-05-04, Blizzard Has Big Plans For The Overwatch Universe. Comicbook.com, accessed on 2019-06-09
  5. 2019-06-06, Overwatch 2 Compared to Left 4 Dead, Will Focus on PvE. Game Rant, accessed on 2019-06-19
  6. 2019-09-02, Business Mag Casually Mentions Overwatch 2 Is Coming. Kotaku, accessed on 2019-09-05