Overwatch 2 Gameplay Trailer Places New Character on Full Display. Updated gameplay footage of a new playable character for the upcoming first-person arena shooter “Overwatch 2” was featured in a gameplay video that came from the game’s official YouTube account in Taiwan at the beginning of today, according to VGC, but it was taken down later, suggesting that the initial upload was by mistake.
Overwatch 2 Gameplay Trailer Places New Character on Full Display
Ever since the full-fledged trailer, which details additional gameplay information about the upcoming playable character, Sojourn, has gotten released by Activision Blizzard officially. The new footage, which is visible below, shows off sojourn’s new Railgun ability within a few b short seconds of PvP gameplay.
There is small doubt that Sojourn would be a powerful contestant when “Overwatch 2” would be going live, and players can expect to try her out for themselves as soon as April 26, when “Overwatch 2” enters its 5v5 PvP closed beta. Included in the closed beta would be a new mode, a new ping system, and four new maps to add to several maps carried over from the original “Overwatch.” Also to add in the beta would be a series of hero reworks for the fan’s favorites Orisa, Doomfist, bastion, and Sombra.
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“Overwatch 2” was originally slated for a November 2021 release date, however, it has been delayed to the coming future, though there’s no word on any proper release date coming up soon enough. The best chance that anyone has at trying the new characters is by opting right into that aforementioned April 26 closed beta test, which is expected to be available only on PC.
With that stated, the full release is said of “overwatch 2” would most likely arrive sometime in 2022, and by then, this should also be available on each of the modern consoles in addition to PC. As stated by VG247, “overwatch 2” would unlikely get hindered by the recent Microsoft acquisition, and the game is expected to arrive on PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and S, and Nintendo Switch.
Overwatch 2 Release Date
Regardless, Sojourn’s Bombastic new abilities are no surprise to players who have been following her development from the start. She has been hyped up since first appearing in “Overwatch” cinematic short, “Recall,” in 2016, though she has never made her way into the roster as a Playable character until now.
She is also notable for being the first black female hero in any “overwatch” game, as stated by Shack News. The official PlayOverwatch YouTube-Account also released a new origin story for Sojourn on the 13th of April, which has gone live ever since then.