news tips Overwatch 2: the beta is finally available! How to access it? We will explain everything to you
Following on from the successful FPS competition released in 2016, Overwatch 2 was once again making headlines when it opened its beta doors. But how to play this long -awaited sequel? We explain all the details below.
Blizzard back on the road! After announcing the new expansion for the flagship MMO Wold in Warcraft last week, and revealing the release date of Hack’n’Slash Diablo Immortal yesterday, the Overwatch 2 beta is open now! However, not everyone is on the guest list.
- Reserved for regulars
- A good hero needs good equipment
- Minimum requirements
- Recommended Setup
- Through the keyhole
Reserved for regulars
If the doors to the beta are well open now, it should be remembered that this is not for everyone. In effect, many conditions must be met to get the precious sesame and join the famous heroes of Overwatch, to discover the facelift for which they are entitled for this sequence:
- Play on PC
- Own a copy of the first Overwatch
- Apply for registration on the official website
Bad luck to console players, you have to be patient because the testing phases will only be planned on this media later, before a definite date.. Bad luck too for those who want to try out the series before playing the original, Priority is given here to Blizzard’s FPS regulars.
For those who have achieved the required behavior, please note that Blizzard Entertainment still accepts invitation requests, and selects their lucky winners based on “multiple factors”, example “the region of their Battle.net account, date of registration,” hope “the suppression of the system”. But other than that, can your PC run Overwatch 2 beta?
A good hero needs good equipment
According to Blizzard’s own recommendations, your PC will need the following configuration to take advantage of the beta:
- Operating system : Windows 7, 8 or 10
- Processor : Intel Core i3 / AMD Phenom X3 8650
- Graphic card : Nvidia GeForce GTX 600 / AMD Radeon HD 7000
- rum : 6 GB
- Disk space : 50 GB
- Operating system : Windows 10
- Processor : Intel Core i7 / AMD Ryzen 5
- Graphic card : Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 / AMD R9 380
- rum : 8 GB
- Disk space : 50 GB
Through the keyhole
The Overwatch 2 beta will allow its visitors to discover the new heroine Sojournof course, but also four new maps (Royal Circuit, Midtown, Toronto and Rome) as well the new “Push” game mode, revealed from the first images of this sequel. In this new mode, the goal of both teams is to push a robot as far as possible towards the opposing camp on the symmetrical map. A kind of repeated convoy mode, with no difference between the attack camp and the defense camp.
As for the characters already in the first game, four of them will benefit from their gameplay overhaul from the beta : mao ni Bastion, Orisa, Doomfist and Sombra. Other heroes are of course available, but in a version similar to the 2016 FPS. Cards from the first game are also available in the gameagain unchanged from the original game.
Other great new features of the program for this beta, The ping system is available for luck, allowing better communication with their allies without going through a possible microphone. But the real major change that Overwatch players are waiting for to be tested remains the changing number of players in the game, becauseOverwatch 2 will now feature 5v5 matchescompared to 6v6 in the original game. Something that will absolutely shake up the way Blizzard FPS players are used to playing and the meta..
If you’re interested in the Overwatch 2 beta, we remind you that it will last until May 17, and that those selected by Blizzard will receive an email in their inbox related to their Battle.net account. So go make your registration request, and you’ll be seen on the battlefield!
By DaghangBaguetteWriting jeuxvideo.com