Overwatch 2 Season 2 countdown and release time
Here’s a live countdown, time zone converter and more.
Overwatch 2 Season 2 is almost here. The new season will arrive with Ramattra as a playable hero as well. Read on for the countdown and details.
Overwatch 2 Season 2 countdown
Here is a live Overwatch 2 Season 2 countdown. If you play the game on PC, you can also pre-download the content ahead of time. Just head to your Battle.net launcher and click on the "Pre-release content downloaded" text located below the "Play" button. The text is the color green and it's located at the bottom left of the launcher.
Download location. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
When is Overwatch 2 Season 2 coming out?
The new season of Overwatch 2 will release globally on Dec. 6. This means the launch will also happen at the same time for all players. The exact time will depend on your location because of time zones. 11 a.m. PST is typically when updates go live.
For players who are in a different time zone, here is a free time zone converter. Simply enter your local time and convert it to PST to find out when the Overwatch 2 Season 2 release time is for your region.
What to expect in the new season. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
Get Ramattra with the seasonal Battle Pass
This next season of the game will arrive alongside the Overwatch 2 Season 2 Battle Pass. Players who have the basic Battle Pass can unlock Ramattra for free at tier 45. If you want to get Ramattra right away, then you'll have to get the season's Premium Battle Pass.
Ramattra in his Nemesis form. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
Ramattra, new map, new skins and more
Described as a "tempo tank," Ramattra will make an entrance to the game in the new season. His gameplay involves his Omnic form and Nemesis form. While in Omnic mode, Ramattra has a staff that can do poke damage and place a shield down to product his allies. In his Nemesis form, Ramattra bulks up with armor and two extra arms. He can then get through enemy shields and reduce damage by blocking attacks.
Shambali Monastery map screenshot. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
The new Shambali Monastery escort map will also be playable. Shambali Monastery was once the home of Ramattra and Zenyatta. According to Blizzard, the new map pool will include the return of Rialto and Blizzard World as well.
"We’ll also be visiting Oasis and Nepal at different times of the day and rotating out Hollywood and Watchpoint: Gibraltar. As a reminder, all off-rotation maps will continue to be available in custom games," Blizzard added.
That's all for now. Stay tuned on Esports.gg for more Overwatch 2 news and updates!
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