Overwatch 2 is getting a relationship sim and a One Punch Man crossover in Season 3

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Overwatch 2’s third season is starting later at present and it appears to be probably the most substantial season but. Blizzard have launched a model new trailer alongside a Season 3 roadmap, detailing every part we are able to count on for the subsequent few months together with a One Punch Man crossover, a protracted overdue relationship sim, and a Battle Pass themed round Asian mythology.

The previous couple of Seasonal Events in Overwatch have fallen a bit of flat, however Season 3 appears to alter that. On February 14th, the two-week-long Valentine’s occasion will start that includes a 4v4 Hanzo-only mode. Rewards embody the Hanzo cupid pores and skin, seen within the trailer when the archer blows us a cheeky kiss. The extra pressing addition in Loverwatch, a text-based browser relationship sim the place gamers can appeal both Mercy or Genji. Blizzard say the relationship sim isn’t canon, however I don’t assume that’s ever mattered to the group’s shippers. I’m certain OW fan artists really feel very validated proper now.

Season 3’s subsequent occasion is Overwatch’s first-ever IP crossover, that includes Japanese anime One Punch Man with a collection of skins and cosmetics. It is smart to have Doomfist cosplay as Saitama within the trailer, contemplating he’s Overwatch’s designated puncher. The crossover begins on March seventh till April sixth. Blizzard beforehand expressed curiosity in Fortnite-style crossovers, so One Punch Man most likely isn’t the final popular culture determine to affix the OW gang. The Patchi Marchi occasion additionally returns from earlier years on March twenty first till April 4th.

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A brand new season means a brand new patch, too. Blizzard will likely be fixing a number of bugs and making steadiness adjustments to our favorite heroes. Most tanks are having their well being diminished in non-role queue matches in an try and make DPS heroes extra viable. You can test in case your fave’s been affected on Blizzard’s blog post. Blizzard stated they wished “extra readability” for aggressive play they usually’re introducing that on this replace as nicely. Skill tiers will now change each 5 wins or 15 losses, and gamers can view their progress within the aggressive menus.

We already knew about Season 3’s new management map, Antarctic Peninsula, which is including in some Mei lore, fishing, and invincible penguins(!) Although, we’ll want to attend a bit of longer for Overwatch’s subsequent help hero who’s becoming a member of the struggle in Season 4.

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