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Overwatch 2 Beta Starts Tuesday: How to Sign Up and What to Expect



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Overwatch 2 begins its second beta on Tuesday, June 28, for PC and console gamers. Signal-ups are nonetheless open for an opportunity to take part, and you’ll nonetheless get assured entry when you’re prepared to spend some money.  

The following beta will probably be our first take a look at Junker Queen, a brand new tank hero who first appeared in posters on the Junkertown map that was launched in 2017. Followers have been hoping to play her ever since, and 5 years later, we’re lastly getting the prospect. The brand new beta additionally provides a brand new hybrid map, Paraiso. The builders have laid out their goals for the beta, which embrace testing server capability and hero steadiness. 

Overwatch 2 is the sequel to Blizzard’s class-based shooter, that includes two groups of 5 gamers combating over aims. Overwatch devs introduced in June that the sport will probably be free to play and will launch in early access on Oct. 4. The first beta injected a frantic tempo into the sport, which was a welcome change from the slower, extra grinding pacing that is plagued Overwatch in recent times. The free-to-play PvP ingredient will convey the sport extra consistent with different aggressive shooters, like Valorant and Apex Legends.

How to enroll in the Overwatch 2 beta

Anybody can join Overwatch 2’s second beta, nevertheless it’s not technically an open beta. The sport will add individuals regularly because it ramps up server capability, and the primary massive wave of beta entry will occur on July 5, in line with the beta FAQ page. Even when you have been within the earlier beta, you will want to enroll once more. 

Here is how to enroll:

1. Go to the Overwatch 2 beta site.
2. Within the prime proper nook, log in to your Blizzard Account.
3. On the backside of the Overwatch 2 beta web page, select your platform (and area for PlayStation gamers).
4. Then hit Request Beta Entry.

If you would like assured beta entry on June 28, you should purchase the Watchpoint Pack ($40). Along with beta entry on day one, you will additionally get two legendary character skins, a singular participant icon and sufficient digital foreign money to purchase the primary two battle passes.

Junker Queen spinning her axe

Junker Queen’s final skill helps her shut distance and finish fights shortly.


Junker Queen skills

The brand new beta lastly offers followers an opportunity to play as Junker Queen, a hero we have all been enthusiastic about and/or thirsting over since she was first teased on the Junkertown map. Here is what we find out about Junker Queen’s skills, from the Overwatch Twitter account:

New Hybrid Map: Paraiso

The beta additionally provides Paraiso, a brand new hybrid map that explores Lucio’s residence, together with the DJ’s Clube Sinestesia. As with all hybrid maps, gamers will begin by attacking or defending a management level, and if the attackers succeed, gamers will spend the remainder of the map attacking or defending a payload. 

An underground club with light-up floor

Clube Sinestesia is the place assist hero Lucio discovered fame as a DJ.


For extra Overwatch 2 information, take a look at every part we discovered from the Overwatch 2 reveal event.