Here’s what to expect in the next season of Overwatch 2!

Overwatch 2 Season 7: Rise of Darkness will arrive soon! Read on for the Overwatch 2 Season 7 countdown, release date, and more!

Overwatch 2 Season 7 Countdown

Overwatch 2 Season 7 countdown and launch date

Here is the countdown for Overwatch 2 Season 7: Rise of Darkness. Launching Oct. 10, the upcoming season will feature Halloween-themed shenanigans. Blizzard's teaser for Rise of Darkness showcased spooky versions of a few maps, the appearance of zombie-like omnics, and a Diablo 4 Lilith skin for Moira.

When does Overwatch 2 Season 7 release?

Rise of Darkness will be released on Oct. 10. Blizzard confirmed this in a social media post that included a video teaser. Fans who are subscribed to the official Overwatch 2 YouTube channel also received a notification about the full Overwatch 2 Season 7: Rise of Darkness trailer.

The YouTube channel revealed that the Overwatch 2 Season 7 trailer will drop on Oct. 4. Additionally, the video description stated that the season itself will arrive on Oct. 10.

What to expect in Overwatch 2 Season 7: Rise of Darkness

Earlier this year, Blizzard released an Overwatch 2 roadmap. Both Season 5 and Season 6 successfully delivered on the planned content. The roadmap also revealed what to expect in Season 7 and beyond.

Overwatch 2 Season 7 Rise of Darkness and beyond (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 Season 7 Rise of Darkness and beyond (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Here's the text version of what to expect in the future:

  • New tank hero
  • Collaboration event (limited-time mode)
  • New control map
  • Winter event
  • New Hero Mastery missions (multiplayer)
  • Roadhog rework
  • Fan-favorite modes return
  • Cinematic debuts
  • Competitive Mystery Heroes returns
  • Lore codex
  • Sombra rework

Overwatch 2 Season 7 Battle Pass

Typically, players can purchase the premium version of the Battle Pass at the start of a new season. This usually requires 1,000 Overwatch Coins. Meanwhile, the basic Battle Pass is free.

That's all for now. Stay tuned on esports.gg for more Overwatch 2 news and updates!

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