The public beta for one of the most anticipated gaming sequels of recent years goes live today 26 April, with players on PC able to try out Overwatch 2 for the first time.
Overwatch 2 is the sequel to 2016’s team-based multiplayer first-person shooter game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment.
One big departure is Overwatch 2’s move to teams of five, rather than the original game’s six-player teams.
This also reduces the amount of activity that both players and viewers have to observe on screen, an important factor for the game given its popularity within the realm of Esports.
Overwatch 2's first closed beta is kicking off in late April. You can sign up for right here. The beta will include a lot of new stuff that has previously only been seen in showcase videos:
The Overwatch 2 gameplay trailer is a quick rundown of everything coming in the sequel. We get a look at the story, co-op, and the new hero Sojourn.