Overwatch 2 confirmed for October

By Heidi Nicholas,

Overwatch 2 cropped up during the Xbox & Bethesda showcase to confirm that it will arrive as a free-to-play experience in October.

The Xbox & Bethesda showcase is powering ahead, and Overwatch 2 made an appearance along with a new trailer to confirm it will arrive on October 4th. Check it out below:

Overwatch 2 release date

The trailer confirmed that Overwatch 2 will arrive as a free-to-play experience on October 4th, with new heroes, maps, modes, and a new tank: Junkerqueen.

We'll see more at an Overwatch 2 Reveal Event livestream on June 16th at 10am PT, which can be watched over on YouTube, and which will tell us more about what the devs have planned for the coming months.

What do you think of this glimpse of Overwatch 2 and its release date? Let us know in the comments!

Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Heidi graduated with an MA in English Literature, and now enjoys writing news, reviews, and features across TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. When she’s not writing, Heidi is usually either looking for her next RPG, or trying to convince the rest of the team to hear about yet another delightfully wholesome game she has found.