Will Overwatch 2 Be Free? The fact that Overwatch 2 will be free-to-play means this should be an easy enough transition, since no players need to pay for the new game. But this change means it looks as though 6v6 Overwatch is a thing of the past, as Overwatch 2 uses a 5v5 model.
Is Overwatch 2 replacing Overwatch? Blizzard has confirmed Overwatch 2 will replace the original Overwatch on release in October. In a statement to Axios’ Stephen Totilo, Blizzard explained that Overwatch 2 “will replace the current Overwatch build,” with all player-unlocked content automatically transferring across games.
Will Overwatch 1 still exist? Share All sharing options for: Overwatch 2 will replace the original Overwatch. The original Overwatch’s days are numbered. Last week, Blizzard revealed in a Reddit AMA that when Overwatch 2 launches on October 4th, it will overwrite Overwatch prime, effectively ending the six-year-old game.
Is Overwatch 2 free if you have Overwatch 1? As it stands right now, Overwatch 2 will be free to play for those that own Overwatch and even those that don’t!