Overwatch 2 Season 7 release date, Diablo crossover skins & more

Overwatch 2 Season 7 release date, Diablo crossover skins & more
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Written by 

Jack Roberts

Published 

3rd Oct 2023 14:10

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Season 7 of Overwatch 2 is fast approaching, so we’re going to break down everything you need to know about it, from the release date to its Diablo crossovers and more.

Coinciding with the first anniversary of the game, Season 7 of Overwatch 2 promises new cosmetics and maps, revolving around an all-new theme.

So, read on to find out when Overwatch 2 Season 7 will be released and everything we know so far so you can be as prepared as possible when the new season starts.

When is Overwatch 2 Season 7 released?

Moira as she appears in Overwatch 2
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Season 7 of Overwatch 2 will be released on October 10, 2023.

This latest season coincides with the first anniversary of the game, with official announcements for what to expect in the season ahead taking place on October 4, 2023, exactly a year since Overwatch 2 was released.

What is the Overwatch 2 Season 7 theme?

A dark Portal has opened in Overwatch 2 Season 7
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Season 7 of Overwatch 2 has been titled “Rise of Darkness” and looks perfectly poised to see eager players through the spooky season and Halloween celebrations.

Every season of Overwatch 2 revolves around a particular theme. Previous seasons’ themes have included Fantasy, Space Opera and Season 6’s Invasion theme with the introduction of PvE content.

Overwatch 2 Season 7 trailers

Season 7 of Overwatch 2 received its first teaser on October 2, 2023, showing hits of what’s to come in the season ahead.

A main trailer will be released on October 4, 2023, which will go into more detail about what we can expect to see from Season 7.

Overwatch 2 Season 7 Diablo crossover

Moira wearing the Diablo IV Lilith cosmetic in Overwatch 2 Season 7
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While we are yet to see this Season’s cosmetics fully, one skin that has been teased for Overwatch 2 Season 7 is a Diablo IV Lilith skin for Moira.

With Diablo IV being a serious Game of the Year contender and one of Blizzard’s biggest properties, it's only fitting that it should make its way into Overwatch, alongside a makeover for the Blizzard World map.

Overwatch 2 Season 7 new Samoa map

Image shows the sunny new map Samoa in Overwatch 2
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Alongside all the spooky content with the Rise of Darkness theme, Overwatch 2 is receiving a new control map: Samoa.

Following in the footsteps of Illios, Oasis and more, Samoa will have heroes battling it out for control of the map and includes a bustling city and a dormant volcano among its control points.

That’s everything you need to know about Season 7 of Overwatch 2. As more details of the season become apparent, we'll update this page accordingly with all the information to help you get started.

In the meantime, be sure to check out our Hero tier list or visit our Overwatch 2 homepage for the latest news and guides.

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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