Overwatch 2 is finally here and if you are wondering how to download Overwatch 2 on console and PC, this article will have you covered. Overwatch 2’s launch is different to a number of other games in that the first game is being removed and effectively replaced by the sequel. So, downloading it will work a little bit differently depending on the platform you are on.
So, to help you out, this article has links to where you can download the free-to-play game on all platforms, as well as links for where to get the Watchpoint Pack, which is the paid bonus pack of items you can buy if you want to. Of course, with Overwatch 2 being a free-to-play game there are no physical releases for the game on any platform at launch.
Below, you can find those links to where to download Overwatch 2 on consoles and PC, including PlayStation, Xbox, and the Nintendo Switch.
where to download Overwatch 2?
Here are the locations where you can download Overwatch 2 from:
- PC – available to download via Battle.net
- PS4/PS5 – available to download via the PlayStation Store
- Xbox Series X|S/Xbox One – available to download via the Microsoft Store
- Nintendo Switch – available to download via the Nintendo eShop
The game has now gone live everywhere so you should be able to find it on your storefront on console or PC or online via the store’s website. You can also still grab yourself the Watchpoint Pack as well.
If you are wondering whether or not to buy the Overwatch 2 Watchpoint Pack, our guide goes over what it includes so you can determine for yourself whether it is worth it.
If you already own Overwatch on PC, you won’t need to do anything as the client will automatically update to Overwatch 2 once the Overwatch server shutdown has finished. But, if you are on a console, you will need to wait until the console preload for the game goes live a few hours prior to the release of the shooter.
So with all the information at hand on where to download Overwatch 2 on console and PC, you should be more than ready for the game’s launch. And, to prep for the game’s release, take a look through our guides on all the new heroes in the game and how the brand-new battle pass works, alongside crossplay and crossprogression.