Overwatch 2 heart crosshair tutorial: How to defeat enemies with love cover image

Overwatch 2 heart crosshair tutorial: How to defeat enemies with love

“Shot through the heart and I’m to blame.”

Overwatch 2 has introduced several new crosshair options with the launch of Season 9! Among these options is the heart crosshair, which can add a bit of love to the overall aesthetic of your matches. Read on for our quick guide on how to get the heart crosshair in Overwatch 2!

How to get the heart crosshair in Overwatch 2 (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
How to get the heart crosshair in Overwatch 2 (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Overwatch 2 heart crosshair

  1. Launch Overwatch 2
  2. Press the "ESC Menu" button
  3. Click on the "Options" button
  4. Select the "Controls" tab
  5. Go to the "Reticle" section
  6. Click on the "Advanced" section
  7. Change the "Dot Type" to "Heart"
Overwatch 2 heart crosshair (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 heart crosshair (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

You can even customize the crosshair's color, opacity, length, size, and more. To get specific with who you wish to give the heart crosshair to in Overwatch 2, select the "Change Hero" button and choose a hero. Our screenshots highlight Hanzo since his Cupid skin pairs well with the lovey-dovey theme.

Cupid Hanzo with the heart crosshair (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Cupid Hanzo with the heart crosshair (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

All Overwatch 2 crosshairs

  1. Default
  2. Circle
  3. Circle and Crosshairs
  4. Dot (Default, Ring, Square, Triangle, Cross, Heart)
  5. Line
  6. Box
  7. Falloff
  8. Triwing
  9. Square
All Overwatch 2 crosshairs (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
All Overwatch 2 crosshairs (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

The types of Overwatch 2 crosshairs include the default one alongside circle, circle and crosshairs, dot, line, box, falloff, triwing, and square. In addition to the heart crosshair, other options under the dot category include the default one, ring, square, triangle, and cross.

Default settings confirmation screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Default settings confirmation screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

If you wish to restore your crosshair settings to the game's default ones, then simply press the "Delete Restore Defaults" button. Then, select "Yes" to confirm the action.

That's all for now. Are you ready to defeat some enemies with love? Stick around on esports.gg for more guides, news, and updates!