Overwatch 2 announces the beta schedule

Overwatch 2 announces the beta schedule
NEWS Apr 26, 2022, 3:07 PM

If you’ve been wanting to play Overwatch 2, here’s your chance. Blizzard has just announced the scheduled time for Overwatch 2’s first PvP beta test—Tuesday, April 26, at 11 AM PT and will last until Tuesday, May 17.

Lucky players will receive an invitation to try the game during this time, and possibly more will be sent as the beta test goes on. If you want a better chance of getting access to the beta, you can try to grab them through Twitch drops. Just watch selected streamers between April 27 from 10:00 am PT to 6:00 pm PT.

 

Testing, Testing

In case you don’t get the chance to try out the beta, don’t fret. Blizzard has announced that they will hold more betas in the future, although the exact details will have to wait till the current test is complete. Future beta tests will also include the console versions, as the current one is for PC only.

Players have much to look forward to in this beta, because they get the chance to try out the newest Damage hero, Sojourn. 

 

 

There’s more to look forward to with the new game mode, Push, as well as the new 5v5 team. 

Overwatch 2 Beta Requirements

If you do get to play in the beta, keep these PC specs in mind.

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10 64-bit 
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 8650
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 series, AMD Radeon HD 7000 series
  • RAM: 6 GB 
  • HD Space: 50 GB 

Recommended:

  • Operating system: Windows 10 64-bit 
  • Processor: Intel Core i7 or AMD Ryzen 5
  • Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 or AMD R9 380
  • RAM: 8 GB RAM
  • HD Space: 50 GB 

Overwatch 2 is still currently in development and no release date has been announced. Keep an eye out at our comparator for an affordable Overwatch 2 PC key.

 

  • Sacha Loric

    I'm a part-time writer and a full-on tabletop/video gamer who belatedly realized he can combine those two passions. Every day, play is work and work is play.

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