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How to access the Overwatch 2 beta

Read this step-by-step guide on how to access the Overwatch 2 beta to make sure you don't miss your chance to try out Activision Blizzard's latest shooter

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The second Overwatch 2 PvP beta is coming and we’re desperate to jump back into the next evolution of Blizzard’s hero shooter. This guide will cover how you can get involved and how to access the Overwatch 2 beta.

Last time around, there were a lot of opportunities to get guaranteed access to the beta ahead of its release. This time, if you are on consoles, you will also get to go hands-on with the game.

If you didn’t play the last PvP beta, then don’t worry – simply follow the step-by-step guide on how to access the Overwatch 2 beta below and you will be prepared for when it begins. Blizzard has warned players that details and dates are subject to change, so remember to check back from time to time to make sure you have all the right information as the beta continues to roll out.

How to access the Overwatch 2 beta

The second Overwatch 2 beta can be accessed by signing up on the Overwatch website. You can find a link to sign up here for either PlayStation, Xbox, or PC. You can also get guaranteed access by purchasing the Overwatch 2 watchpoint pack.

Players will then be emailed their access code ahead of the beta going live!

Within the beta, players will get access to the new hero Junker Queen, as well as the new map Rio, alongside the existing library of content in the game.

Check out the Overwatch 2 beta FAQs for more details regarding the beta – otherwise, enjoy saving the world ahead of launch!