Overwatch 2’s second season and new tank hero Ramattra arrive on Dec. 6, and a brand new trailer for the free-to-play recreation’s new content material reveals what else gamers can anticipate in season 2. That features a new Zeus-themed mythic pores and skin for Junker Queen, Greek mythology-inspired skins for different heroes, a brand new Escort map, and the return of two basic Overwatch vacation occasions.
Season 2 of Overwatch 2 will even embrace a brand new limited-time occasion known as Battle for Olympus, which runs Jan. 5-19, 2023. The trailer doesn’t provide a lot in the best way of specifics, nevertheless it does seem to happen on the sport’s Ilios map and consists of Junker Queen calling down team-wiping lightning strikes. The Greek gods theme for the sport’s second battle move seems to incorporate new skins for Roadhog (Cyclops), Ramattra (Poseidon), Lúcio (Hermes), Widowmaker (Medusa), Reinhardt (Minotaur), and Pharah (Hades). Junker Queen’s new mythic pores and skin will probably be the end-of-battle-pass reward, much like Genji’s Cyber Demon pores and skin from season 1.
A more in-depth take a look at Overwatch 2’s season 2 skins, a few of which will probably be out there by the battle move, others by the in-game retailer, are within the gallery beneath:
Elsewhere within the trailer, we get a peek at new vacation cosmetics for Bastion, who seems to be getting a gingerbread house-inspired pores and skin for Winter Wonderland 2022 (which runs Dec. 13 to Jan. 4), and Mei, who’s getting a rabbit-themed pores and skin for Lunar New Yr 2023 (which runs Jan. 17 to Feb. 6).
However the greater gameplay additions come within the type of Ramattra, who will probably be included as a part of season 2’s battle move, and a brand new Escort map, Shambali, set within the Himalayan peaks.
Overwatch govt producer Jared Neuss stated earlier this month that, in response to season 1 of Overwatch 2, Blizzard desires gamers “to really feel extra rewarded” for taking part in the sport in future seasons. Neuss hinted at extra free skins that may be earned by enjoying occasions — like Battle for Olympus — and by watching streamers on Twitch.
Overwatch 2 is obtainable now on Nintendo Change, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Home windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X.