Overwatch 2 server status: Is Overwatch 2 down?

Alex Garton
Sombra using her hack ability in Overwatch

Overwatch 2 servers are guaranteed to experience issues where players around the world struggle to connect to the game. Here’s everything you need to know about Overwatch’s 2 server status. 

Like most popular online multiplayer games, Overwatch 2’s servers will occasionally encounter a number of problems. While server outages are a rare occurrence, there are times when a new update or bug can cause a variety of connection issues. 

This is especially prevalent near and after launch, as so many players are attempting to access the game at the same time.

As you can imagine, it’s not exactly easy to work out when a server will experience some outages. Fortunately, you can use this Overwatch 2 server tracker to find out whether there have been any problems impacting the game


Overwatch 2 server status

While Overwatch 2 is currently functional on console, those on PC are reporting mass outages on January 11. The issue appears to be spread across all of BattleNet, meaning no Blizzard titles are accessible at this point in time.

Blizzard is yet to address the server outages but we’ll be sure to keep you posted here as any further details emerge.

OW2 server issues
Overwatch 2 players are reporting issues connecting to BattleNet.

Additional Overwatch 2 server maintenance resources

There is currently no planned maintenance scheduled for the Overwatch 2 servers, but we’ll keep you updated here if that changes.

Additionally, you can also follow the official Overwatch 2 Twitter account for constant updates on the game’s content and server problems. 

So that’s Overwatch’s 2 current server status! Let’s keep our fingers crossed that Blizzard can keep the experience going smoothly in the seasons to come.