During the day one BlizzCon live stream, Blizzard Entertainment released a new trailer for Overwatch 2 revealing the new Tank Hero Mauga. The publisher also highlighted the future content for Overwatch 2. A new game mode called CLASH was announced alongside the new map “Hanaoka,” a new Damage Hero, and a new Support Hero. Mauga will launch alongside Season 8 on December 5. Lastly, the publisher also announced that players can try out the hero for free from now until November 5. Mauga is “equipped with two chain guns (Gunny and Cha-Cha), Mauga is ready to bash through the front lines of his opponents and tear through anyone who stands in his way with tons of firepower.”
The future for #Overwatch2 is BRIGHT ✨
⚔️ New Game Mode CLASH
🌸 New Map Hanaoka
💥 New Damage Hero
🩹 New Support Hero
Dive into these reveals and more of what's to come in 2024 TOMORROW at 1:30pm PT during the What's Next Panel! pic.twitter.com/OWiUyo8Xpe
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) November 3, 2023
The game’s details via the publisher:
Overwatch 2 is an always-on and ever-evolving free-to-play, team-based action game set in an optimistic future, where every match is the ultimate five-versus-five battlefield brawl. Team up with friends and dive into the reimagined player-versus-player experience as a time-jumping freedom fighter, a beat-dropping battlefield DJ, or one of over 30 other unique heroes as you battle it out around the globe.
35 Heroes, 22 Maps, and Six Game Modes – Lead the charge, ambush your enemies, or aid your allies as one of 35 distinct heroes. Take them into battle across 22 futuristic maps inspired by real-world locations, and master six unique game modes.
Season One is Now Live – New heroes, maps, and game modes will be added in seasonal updates every nine weeks. Drop into Season One and unlock the latest hero, Kiriko, and over 20 tiers of completely free rewards on the Battle Pass. Purchase the Premium Battle Pass to unlock even more cosmetic rewards including the all-new Cyber Demon Genji Mythic skin, legendary skins, sprays, voice lines, weapon charms, and more!