When Overwatch 2 comes out in October, it will completely replace the first part, Blizzard…
As of October 4, 2022, the release date of Overwatch 2, be impossible to play the original. It was something that we already sensed when Blizzard confirmed that this sequel will be more of a new improved version of the first than a separate game, but the development team in charge of the project has recently confirmed it, eliminating all possible doubts about this situation: the first Overwatch Stop living when this new title launches, spelling the ultimate end to modes like six-player team matchups in favor of the new 5v5 game. Overwatch 2.
The reason why Overwatch be unplayable when it comes out Overwatch 2
has been his own Aaron Keller, director of Overwatch 2, who has confirmed this decision. She has done it during a round of questions with the Reddit community, when a user has asked her about what the categorization of this new title as a early access: “We use the term early access to indicate that it is only the beginning many new things that will come to the game”, the director began, adding: “We will launch it with new heroes, maps and features, but there are still more things that will arrive in season, every nine weeks“.
In this way the director has made reference to the roadmap of Overwatch 2 has recently published, in which it is specified when the new heroes, maps and outfits: “In addition, larger pieces of the game that have always been part of the vision of Overwatch 2 will arrive as part of the game as a service, including the launch of the PvE campaign (player against environment, in Spanish) next year”, explained Keller before confirming the disappearance of the first game: “When Overwatch 2 out October 4, replace the current game as a service“, he says referring to the first Overwatch.
at least we know that Overwatch 2 It will be available completely free of charge on PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch, which are the same platforms (except for the new generation, in which the first installment can be played today). In addition, it has been confirmed that there will be ways to keep progress.