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Updated Overwatch 2 beta page teases new support and tank heroes next

Published: 28/Apr/2022 17:31 Updated: 28/Apr/2022 18:50

by Lawrence Scotti

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Overwatch 2’s beta page has been updated since the playtest began and reveals that two new heroes are on the way.

On April 26, Overwatch 2’s long-awaited PVP beta finally launched.

The beta brought forward plenty of changes to the FPS, including a shift to 5v5 play, a new scoreboard, and a whole new damage hero, Sojourn.

The OW2 beta completely shattered Twitch records for viewership, eclipsing over 1 million viewers. While players are enjoying the playtest and new hero Sojourn, it turns out, she might not be the only new hero added.

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Overwatch 2 will be getting two more heroes on top of Sojourn.

Overwatch 2 teases new tank and support heroes

After the beta for OW2 launched, Blizzard updated the game’s website and dropped hints about the next two heroes that are on the way.

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Twitter user Zenofy was the first to spot the changes. Under the “All-New Heroes” tab on the official site, an image showing Sojourn is joined by two unknown heroes, one a tank and one a support.

The description reads, “Several extraordinary heroes will be joining the current soldiers, scientists, and adventurers of Overwatch. Whether you like to lead the charge as a tank, ambush enemies with powerful damage, or empower and aid your allies, there’s a new hero for you–and many more to come.”

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Blizzard teased the new two heroes on their official Overwatch website.

The teaser for a new support hero answers many Overwatch players’ desires for additional characters to be added to the role, which some believe is lacking in the early days of the beta.

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Although we don’t know much about the upcoming heroes to be added to Overwatch 2, we could expect them to be playable in further betas before the game’s official launch.