Get ready, Mauga is charging onto the scene and we’re celebrating with all new Twitch Drops! You can earn fun rewards when you watch your favorite Overwatch 2 content creators and influencers on Twitch! Link your Battle.net account today and earn these new rewards, available starting today and going through December 17.
Earning Twitch drops for Overwatch 2 is easy! Simply connect your Battle.net account with your Twitch account, then tune into any eligible channel in the Overwatch 2 category on Twitch. Remember, when you earn any drops, you must claim them at ...Read more
These patch notes will be live for Overwatch 2 on December 5, 2023 when Season 8 launches.
Introducing Mauga, a long-awaited tank hero who comes with a rapid-fire personality, massive stature, and brawl-centric abilities
Incendiary Chaingun (Primary Fire)
Fierce battles await, and the hunt begins for epic new rewards in Overwatch® 2’s latest season. We’re bringing the newest Tank hero Mauga, festive holiday events, new Hero Mastery courses, and new rewards packed in a beast hunter-themed season. Overwatch 2 – Season 8: Call of the Hunt kicks off December 5, so keep reading to find out what’s in store!
Players got to see and play Mauga in action during BlizzCon 2023, but now he’s here for good as the newest Tank hero you can unlock in Overwatch 2. Armed with dual chainguns that will burn and burst down your enemies, Mauga is a fierce tactician that you will want to watch out for. He can charge through enemies and come crashing down on them with Overrun, reinforce his team with his Cardiac Overdrive, and even brawl in close-quarter combat with his powerful Cage Fight ultimate. We’ve watched how he performed, listened to your feedback, and made some adjustments to make him st...Read more
This is one of two remaining Director's Take Blogs for 2023! We'll release another one in two weeks and take the last part of the year off for the holiday season before we pick back up again in the new year. I'll be writing this one in a sort of turkey-induced fever dream and the next one just after we launch Season 8. This is when we'll release our newest hero Mauga, along with quite a few balance changes for the game. We'll take a look at those changes and touch on a few other topics as well.
We're making a general change to the amount of ult charge retained when swapping heroes, reducing it from 25% to 15%. We do like that this mechanic removes friction when swapping heroes, and think that it still should at 15%. However, there is a perception that it's almost always an advantage to counter-swap upon dying, and we're lowering this value to see if it has an effect on swap rates.
Let's look at changes coming to some of our heroes for Season 8, starting wi...Read more
Overwatch® 2 Content Creators are some of the best players in our community. Whether showing off their awesome skills, creating awesome custom games, or building incredible experiences with their fans, they bring Overwatch 2 to thousands of viewers worldwide on Twitch. This is why we’re celebrating our Content Creators through the return of Twitch Support-A-Streamer for Overwatch 2!
From November 30 through December 10, support your favorite eligible streamers when you subscribe or gift subscriptions on their channel, and you will receive the Epic Bird of Paradise Echo skin that will unlock in-game!
From November 30 at 11:00 a.m. PST until December 10 at 11:59 p.m. PST.
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Season 7 is almost done! If you are looking to catch up on your Battle Pass, you can earn up to five Battle Pass Tier Skips when you watch up to 10 total hours of live streams in the Overwatch 2 category on Twitch starting today, November 28, through Monday, December 4.
Earning Twitch drops for Overwatch 2 is easy! Simply connect your Battle.net account with your Twitch account, then tune into any eligible channel in the Overwatch 2 category on Twitch. Remember...Read more
Ha I love it. Team actually uses the short thanksgiving week to work on whatever ideas they want (some are wacky, some are more serious), this is perfect for that.