We’ve got new heroes in our sights.
BlizzCon 2023 is happening now! During the Opening Ceremony event, Overwatch 2 game director Aaron Keller entered the stage and shared what players can expect in the game. He revealed that Overwatch 2 will get three new heroes! Two of them will be Venture and Space Ranger. Read on for details.
BlizzCon 2023 announces three new Overwatch 2 heroes
After mentioning Mauga as the 39th hero in Overwatch 2, Keller revealed that three new characters will arrive in 2024. He also gave the audience a glimpse of the upcoming damage and support heroes. The new damage hero will be Venture while the new support hero currently has "Space Ranger" as their codename.
Overwatch 2 Venture and Space Ranger
Venture will be a new Overwatch 2 damage hero arriving in Season 10. As for Space Ranger, they will be a new support character arriving in Season 12.
"Overwatch is nothing without its heroes. Mauga is the 39th hero in Overwatch, and in 2024, we'll be releasing three more," Keller said. "And we want to give you a glimpse of two of them. A new damage hero, Venture, is coming in Season 10. And a support, currently codenamed 'Space Ranger,' in Season 12. And this is just scratching the surface of everything we have in the works."
Keller added that Overwatch 2 will provide more details in the What's Next panel on Nov. 4. The panel will also include more information about the new Clash game mode, Hanaoka map, a reworked competitive system, a closer look at Space Ranger, early gameplay footage of Venture, and more.
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