Overwatch 2 release time

Overwatch 2 launches today, and servers are expected to come online at 3 p.m. ET/noon PT

It will be available on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch

If you own the original Overwatch, the sequel is available to you as an update (admittedly a very large update -- about 50GB on PC and 30GB on console)

Is Overwatch 2 free-to-play?

For more on Overwatch 2, check out our early impressions of the sequel and what you need to know about hero unlocks.

How to download Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 is free to download and play. You can acquire the season one premium battle pass for 1,000 credits (a $10 purchase)

If you've bought the Watchpoint Pack (available on PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Switch), you'll automatically unlock the premium battle pass and receive some legendary skins and 2,000 credits