Everything we learned about Overwatch 2 at this year’s BlizzCon

November 6, 2019
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I’m excited by the Story Missions in Overwatch 2 and encouraged by what I played at BlizzCon 2019. Finally Blizzard can push the Overwatch story forward and not just flesh out backstory – and it can do it in the actual game. What’s more, there will finally be a meaningful, non-temporary, non-competitive side to the game. We’ve had a sniff of what Blizzard can with the Archives PvE events, but Overwatch 2 takes PvE to the next level.

There are two aspects to it: Story Missions and Hero Missions. Hero Missions were not playable at BlizzCon but were described as being endlessly replayable like Adventure Mode in Diablo 3. In Hero Missions, you can choose from the full character roster and level your heroes up, and when you reach levels 1, 10 and 20, you can choose a talent.

Tracer’s talents, for example, are:

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