Overwatch 2 is a bit of complicated. As Morgan put it final week after spending a while within the first beta, it isn’t really “Overwatch 2,” within the sense that it is not really a sequel however extra like an growth of the unique Overwatch. It is a state of affairs that an terrible lot of followers anticipating a full-on new recreation aren’t actually proud of.
Regardless of that, Blizzard stated as we speak that it’s “each humbled and impressed by the quantity of curiosity and enthusiasm everybody has proven for Overwatch 2,” and introduced that the subsequent public presentation of the sport will happen on June 16.
“Overwatch as a world, as a universe, is deeply private to the crew; one thing that we pour our time, inventive energies and keenness into,” recreation director Aaron Keller said. “It may be scary placing one thing which means a lot to you on the market for different folks to take a look at. Particularly when that it’s not completed and also you’re asking for folks’s actual and legitimate criticisms of what you’ve made.
“However the cause we do it is crucial–to make a greater recreation, and it’s our gamers and our neighborhood that make it doable. Assessments like this are an important a part of the method of enhancing Overwatch. We are able to’t wait to take every little thing we’ve realized from the beta and apply it to the sport, and we’re so excited to get it again in entrance of you.”
Coming by means of. Save the date for an #Overwatch2 Occasion on June 16, the place we are going to share our plan for the months forward, together with the subsequent PVP Beta! pic.twitter.com/8k1NSnum11May 17, 2022
There isn’t any indication within the weblog put up as to what precisely the June 16 stream will deal with, however Blizzard stated on Twitter that it’ll “share our plan for the months forward, together with the subsequent PvP beta.” Overwatch 2 does not presently have a launch date, however we’re anticipating it to indicate up someday in 2023—though the choice to “decouple” the PvP and PvE parts might end in an earlier launch.