Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack explained – contents, how to activate it

Looking for a rundown of the Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack, its contents and how to activate it and get access to the bonuses it offers

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Overwatch 2‘s Watchpoint Pack has been contentious since it was announced, offering a number of upgrades and items for the sequel, despite it being a free-to-play game. On top of that, one of the bonuses for the pack actually disappears before the game is even released. But, what are the Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack contents, how can you activate it, and why might the Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack not be working.

Blizzard isn’t the only company to offer a pack like this as a number of other multiplayer games have done the same, with most of the rewards being focused on cosmetics and in-game currency.

But how do the Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack contents differ from those games? And, what can you do to activate it if the Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack is not working? This article will cover everything there is to know about the pack of items and bonuses.

Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack Contents

The Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack contains the following items:

  • Guaranteed access to the Overwatch 2 PvP crossplay beta (begins June 28, 2022)
  • Overwatch Legendary Edition – including 5 legendary and 5 epic skins for the game

Then, when Overwatch 2 launches, you will also get the following bonuses within the sequel:

  • Season 1 Premium battle pass
  • Two Overwatch 2 legendary hero skins – Space Raider (Soldier 76 and Cassidy)
  • 2000 Overwatch 2 Virtual currency
  • Overwatch 2 player icon

The pack costs $39.99 or £34.99 and is available on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC to purchase.

OVERWATCH 2 WATCHPOINT PACK Not Working And How to Activate It

Ahead of the release of the second Overwatch 2 beta, players have been experiencing the issue where the Watchpoint Pack for Overwatch 2 will not activate and work.

As far as we are aware this is because the waves of access are being slowly rolled out over the next hour. However, if you did get the Watchpoint pack, you can refresh your Battle.net by look at your ad-ons for the Watchpoint Pack on console and you should have access to it within the next few hours. The Overwatch 2 beta start time is set for 11am PT/ 2pm ET/ 7pm BST on June 28, so you should get access sometime soon.

If you are hopping into the shooter with the perks of the Watchpoint Pack, then it’s worth checking out our Overwatch 2 tier list to see which heroes you should be using.