Image credit: Blizzard Entertainment – screenshot from PlayOverwatch YouTube channel video Season 2 Trailer | Overwatch 2
The release date and start time countdown for when the new Overwatch 2 season 2 update will come out in PDT, EST, and UK GMT is almost here, and there’s some really exciting battle pass skins for OW2 fans to anticipate.
In the build-up to the next chapter for OW2, Blizzard has released a season 2 trailer. It shows off the new hero coming to the game along with a fresh map and plenty of other mouth-watering content.
We cannot wait for the forthcoming update, and some really good news is that it arrives today.
The release date and time countdown for when the Overwatch 2 season 2 update will come out and start is 11:00 PDT, 14:00 EST, and 19:00 GMT for the UK on December 6th.
Confirmation of the above date comes via the official OW2 playoverwatch Twitter account, meanwhile the above launch hours are typical of Blizzard events and also come courtesy of the Overwatch Cavalry Discord channel.
In addition to the above hours, Blizzard has shared that they will post the patch notes at 10:00 PT, 13:00 ET, and 18:00 GMT today. We will update this article if anything changes.
As for what to expect, there is a brand-new Escort map named Shambali Monastery. There is also a new hero named Ramattra, and below are all of his abilities as revealed on Twitter:
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Blizzard’s what to expect news article mentions the following skins as part of the Overwatch 2 season 2 battle pass:
You will unlock all of the above by progressing through the premium battle pass. In addition, it’s mentioned that Zeus Junker Queen comes with new customisations, voice lines, special effects, and weapon models.
Aside from battle pass skins, there’s plenty else to anticipate in OW2 season 2. A new Battle for Olympus LTM will start on January 5th, and it will last until January 19th.
Fans also have the yearly Winter Wonderland event starting on December 13th until January 4th, and then Lunar New Year on January 17th until February 1st. Lastly, a Legendary Ramattra skin will be available via Twitch Drops.
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