Following the recent departure of Jeff Kaplan and Aaron Keller stepping in as the game director of Overwatch, players have asked themselves what’s next for Blizzard’s competitive team-based shooter. With the release of the developer update staring the new game director, you don’t have to wonder anymore!
Aaron Keller has revealed that the team will be on hand to talk about Overwatch 2’s PvP side on May 20th with an AMA session following on May 24th.
About Overwatch 2:
Reunite and stand together in a new age of heroes. Overwatch® 2 builds on an award-winning foundation of epic competitive play, and challenges the world’s heroes to team up, power up, and take on an overwhelming outbreak of threats around the globe.
Overwatch 2 evolves the look and feel of the world, with more dynamic environments, larger scale battles, additional in-game storytelling events, and improved atmospheric effects and shadows. Heroes in Overwatch 2 will also have a brand-new look, with greater detail and higher fidelity.
- In Push, a new, symmetrical map type that will launch with Overwatch 2, teams battle to take control of a robot that begins in a central location, then push it toward the enemy base. Either team may take control of the robot at any time. The team that pushes the robot furthest onto the enemy side wins the game.
- Play an active role in the next chapter of the Overwatch saga through a series of intense four-player missions. Fight back against Null Sector, uncover the motives behind the omnic attacks, and confront a rising wave of new threats.
- The battle continues with Hero Missions. As escalating crises break out around the world, encounter an ever-changing array of scenarios with a range of diverse and dangerous enemies. Level up your favorite heroes and earn powerful customization options to help beat the odds.