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Overwatch 2 Coming Out Oct. 4, Will Be Free to Play

Time to get the team back together.

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Overwatch 2 characters strike poses

The gang's all here plus new faces. 

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Overwatch 2 will kick off early access on Oct. 4 for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and the Nintendo Switch, Blizzard Entertainment revealed during Sunday's Xbox showcase

The highly anticipated team-based multiplayer game makes a big change by going free-to-play. The Overwatch 2 player-versus-player formula changes slightly by losing one player on each team, making for five-versus-five combat. Shown in Sunday's reveal was the new hero for the game: the Junker Queen. 

Blizzard will show more of Overwatch 2 Thursday during its Overwatch 2 Reveal Event