Overwatch 2 is releasing soon. 


What Time Is Overwatch 2 Releasing?

Nutan Lele
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Overwatch 2 is going live in a few hours.
Overwatch players can download the game through the Battle.net client.

Overwatch has officially gone offline. Overwatch 2 is just a few hours away from going online. The new iteration of the game will bring a bunch of new Heroes, maps, and reworks to the existing roster of heroes. The game will be launching on PC as well as consoles. Players are excited to get their hands on the new game. Here is when Overwatch 2 shall release across the world.

What time is Overwatch 2 coming out?

Overwatch 2 will be released as a free-to-play game on Tuesday, 4th October at 12 pm PDT. Here's what that looks like in a few time zones:

  • SGT/PHT: 3:00 am, 4th October

  • IST: 12:30 am, 5th October

  • EDT: 3:00 pm, 4th October

Overwatch 2 release times across the world. 

Players can pre-download the game by heading to the Battle.net client. You will have to complete the Two-Factor Authentication by entering your phone number and linking your account. If you had Overwatch, head over to the Overwatch tab, click on the gear icon next to the 'Play' button and click 'Check for updates. If you don’t have the game or haven’t bought the Watchpoint Pack you’ll be able to download the game after it goes live. Note that you’ll need to create a Battle.net account to get the game.

Compared to its predecessor, the new game promises better graphics, smoother controls, and updated character models. To support this, the developer has slightly upped the minimum requirements for the new game.

Overwatch 2 minimum requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit

  • CPU: Intel Core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 8650

  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 series, AMD Radeon HD 7000 series

  • RAM: 6 GB

  • HDD: 50 GB

Overwatch 2 recommended specifications

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit

  • CPU: Intel Core i7 or AMD Ryzen 5

  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD R9 380

  • RAM: 8 GB

  • HDD: 50 GB

Overwatch 2 will be available for the PC, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

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Nutan is experienced with content across various FPS, MOBA, and BR titles for both PC and mobile gaming. Basically, she's a Jill of all trades. As the former captain of an all-woman esports team, her roots lie firmly in PC gaming but she does enjoy that one map in Call of Duty: Mobile.

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