Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack: Release date, contents & how to claim

Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack: Release date, contents & how to claim
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Jack Roberts

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13th Jun 2023 15:09

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With Season 5 of Overwatch 2 commencing soon, players are eagerly awaiting the new story-based content that has been teased since Overwatch 2's launch.

However, it looks like players will have access to much more with the introduction of the Hero Starter Pack revealed during the Xbox Games Showcase.

Here, we’re going to be breaking down everything we know so far about the Hero Starter Pack coming to the game, such as release date, content and how to claim it – so read on.

Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack release date

The Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack is set to release on August 10, 2023.

It looks as if this Starter Pack is going to release along with the new story content that has been brewing for quite some time, as the Heroes finally take on the mysterious Null Sector.

What is featured in the Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack

Key art of Ramattra from Overwatch 2
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In this Starter Pack, players will have immediate access to the latest heroes introduced to Overwatch 2, including Sojourn, Kiriko, Junker Queen, Ramattra and Lifeweaver. They will also have access to future expansions that are added to the game as well.

Additionally, players will be able to play through the new set of story missions that were revealed in the Xbox Games Showcase.

Overwatch 2’s Invasion Update, is set to be the game’s largest to date, introducing PvE story elements into the co-op environment and new game modes such as Flashpoint, Hero Mastery and the Firing Range.

How to claim the Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack

Key art of Kiriko and her Kitsune from Overwatch 2
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To get access to the Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack, players with Xbox Game Pass will be able to unlock every new hero by subscribing to the Ultimate Tier.

As more information comes to light about this Hero Starter Pack, we will be updating this page with all the information you need, so stay tuned.

That’s everything we know so far about the latest Overwatch 2 Hero Starter Pack. If you’re looking for more on the latest season, check out everything you need to know about Overwatch 2 Season 5.

For more on Overwatch 2, keep checking back with GGRecon.

Jack is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) & MA in English and Creative Writing, he was also the Gaming Editor for The Indiependent. When not pondering which game has the best cup of coffee (and drinking far too much of it himself), he can often be found playing Dead by Daylight, Street Fighter or making yet another build in Bloodborne.

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