Blizzard is showing off two hours of Overwatch 2 next week


Blizzard has been relatively quiet when it comes to lately Overwatch 2. The developer teased some new character designs at Blizzcon in February, but there isn’t much new about the core game. However, it looks like this is about to change: on May 20, Blizzard will hold a two-hour live stream focusing on the player-versus-player elements of Overwatch‘s sequel.

Blizzard says the stream will include “a first look at the player-versus-player changes Overwatch 2.The stream will also feature performances from Overwatch 2 game director Aaron Keller – who recently took over from Jeff Kaplan – along with lead hero designer Geoff Goodman and associate art director Dion Rogers. “From new maps to major gameplay updates, we’re breathing new life into the core Overwatch experience, ”says Blizzard. The stream will air at 3:00 PM ET on both Twitch and YouTube.

Overwatch 2 was first announced at Blizzcon 2019 and is not expected to launch until sometime after this year. That said, it looks like Blizzard will be more open about further development. In addition to the stream, the developer is also holding an AMA on Reddit on May 24.