Overwatch 2 Season 2 Release Date

Overwatch 2 Season 2 Release Date
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Tarran Stockton

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7th Nov 2022 15:23

You may be wondering about the Overwatch 2 Season 2 release date, as it's been officially announced by Blizzard, additionally shedding some light on how the seasonal system will work. Despite many problems at launch, Overwatch 2 has seen a massive influx of players for the debut season, but like any modern multiplayer game, the launch is only the start for much of the content. With a brand-new map and a hero set to come, check out our breakdown of the Overwatch 2 Season 2 release date. 

  • Why not also take a look at our Overwatch 2 tier list, which covers who the best characters in the game are. 

Overwatch 2 Season 2 Release Date

The Overwatch 2 Season 2 release date was actually announced way back on September 15, before the game had even officially launched. In a blog post about the game's free-to-play model and how it would work going forward, they announced the second season would begin on December 6, only two months after launch. This also confirmed that going forward, each season would be a total of nine weeks, meaning the second season is likely to end February 7, 2023. 

Over time, more information has also been revealed about the content coming in Overwatch 2 Season 2, such as a new tank hero called Ramattra, who was first seen back in 2019 during the Storm Rising event cinematic. Along with this is a new map that leaks suggest takes place in a frozen temple similar to Nepal, and Game Director Aaron Keller has said is linked closely with Ramattra. 

 

Additionally, there will be a new a battle pass for the whole season, along with 30 new skins and a Mythic skin, though Blizzard hasn't clarified if these are part of the battle pass or not. 

That's all for our explainer of the Overwatch 2 Season 2 release date, and now you know when you'll be able to take part in the new season and play Ramattra.

You want to know who is Ramattra in Overwatch 2? Check out our breakdown of the latest character to join the fray. 

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