Overwatch 2 Competitive Points: What Is It, How to Get, Where to Use, More

One of the many currencies the game has to offer.

Aditya Singh Rawat
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Overwatch 2 Competitive Points: What Is It, How To Get, Where To Use, More


Competitive Points (CP) is one of the many currencies available and used in Overwatch 2.
Competitive Points can be used to purchase the coveted and unique golden weapons for Overwatch 2.
Here is everything you need to know about Competitive Points in Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2 offers a lot to the players including multiple currencies, each having their own purpose and different ways for how they can be earned or consumed.

One of these currencies is known as Competitive Points which is especially useful for players that love to grind the competitive game mode. It allows them to purchase certain cosmetic items and skins that can only be obtained via this particular form of virtual tender.

Here is everything you need to know about the Overwatch 2 currency known as Competitive Points including what it is, how it can be earned, where can it be spent, and everything in between.

Overwatch 2 Competitive Points: Complete Details

There are many different kinds of currencies used in Overwatch 2, each having their own purpose in the game. Here is a brief on each one of them.

  1. Overwatch Coins

    This is the most general form of currency in the game which can be purchased using real money. It can be used in the online shop to buy skins and other cosmetics, along with the seasonal battle pass, and select items from the hero gallery.

  2. Overwatch Legacy Credits

    This currency is only available to those who used to play the original Overwatch. It can still be used to purchase select cosmetic items and skins from the older version of the game.

  3. Overwatch League Token

    This currency can be earned by watching the Overwatch League on any streaming platform. It can be used to purchase skins and cosmetic items that are based on the various esports teams.

  4. Overwatch Competitive Points (CP)

    This can be earned by specifically playing competitive matches in Overwatch 2. It can be used to purchase unique items and skins that are only unlockable through this particular currency.

What are Competitive Points in Overwatch 2?

Competitive Points or CP is nothing but a digital form of virtual currency which holds a certainly value within Overwatch 2. There is a particular way to earn and spend it within the ecosystem of the game itself.

It can be earned by playing and winning competitive matches. A win or draw results in players earning some amount of points, more for a win and lesser for a draw, but a loss does not yield any points.

Once enough CP is collected by a player, it can be used to purchase the golden weapons for the Overwatch Heroes.

How to earn Competitive Points in Overwatch 2?

As mentioned above, the result of a competitive match, along with the rank of a player, dictates how many Competitive Points or CP they will be able to earn in Overwatch 2.

  • Win - 25 CP

  • Draw - 5 CP

  • Loss - 0 CP

Additionally, at the end of every Overwatch 2 season, players will be awarded bonus Competitive Points for reaching a certain rank. When it comes to role queue, separate bonus points will be given for each role - Tank, Damage, Support.

  • Bronze: 300 CP

  • Silver: 450 CP

  • Gold: 600 CP

  • Platinum: 800 CP

  • Diamond: 1000 CP

  • Master: 1200 CP

  • Grandmaster: 1500 CP

Overwatch 2 Competitive Points: Competitive Game Modes

Where to use Competitive Points in Overwatch 2?

All the Competitive Points collected by the players can be used to purchase the distinct golden weapons available for all the Overwatch 2 heroes.

  • Cost of Every Golden Weapon: 3000 CP

  • Maximum Cap for Competitive Points: 6000 CP

Once the maximum cap is reached, players will have to spend some of it otherwise any amount earned will simply be wasted because the total Competitive Points will not exceed 6000 CP.

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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.