How to change name in Overwatch 2

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Overwatch 2 offers players the opportunity to change their name. If you want to give yourself a new identity in Blizzard’s online shooter, here’s how you can change your name in OW2.

Famously, Jesse McCree became no more in Overwatch. As well all know now, the cowboy DPS hero now goes by Cole Cassidy. But it’s not just Cassidy who’s had a name overhaul, you can do it too in Overwatch 2!

Blizzard Entertainment allows players to turn over a new leaf in the game. If you want to change your online ID, then we can show you just how to give yourself a new name in OW2.

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How to change your Overwatch 2 name for free

When you create a Battle.Net account to play all Blizzard titles ⁠— not just Overwatch 2 ⁠— you get one free name change, and you’ll need to do it on Blizzard’s website.

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For a detailed guide on how to do this, follow these simple steps below:

  1. Go to Blizzard’s website here.
  2. Now, log into your Battle.Net profile.
  3. Click on Account Details.
  4. Next, scroll down to the BattleTag section.
  5. Change your BattleTag to what you like.
  6. Confirm your choice, save it, and go forth and game with your fresh-faced name!

Just remember, your first name change is free. Any subsequent indecision that causes you to give yourself another makeover will not be free! In fact, it will set you back a hefty $10, so make sure you think twice about your free name change.

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Now that you know how to change your name in Overwatch 2, take a look at many other things you can do in the game with our extensive set of OW2 guides:

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