Sep 28, 2022
Players who have never played the first Overwatch will need to spend a lot of time with the sequel, Overwatch 2, to unlock the 32 heroes already in the game. As part of the Overwatch 2 "first-time user experience
Blizzard Entertainment said on Tuesday that brand-new players will be able to access all of the game's modes and original Overwatch heroes "throughout approximately 100 matches."
Blizzard cited "consistent feedback from new players feeling overwhelmed by numerous game modes and heroes" in a blog post explaining how the game maker plans to accommodate an influx of newcomers with Overwatch's free-to-play transition.
Still, new players will need to win 50 matches in Quick Play mode to access Competitive games and complete about 100 matches to unlock almost all of the game's characters.