Overwatch 2 Just Released, Lots of Problems?

Overwatch 2

A game called Overwatch 2 has finally been released on various platforms, namely PC, PS5, Nintendo Switch, to Xbox Series X and S.

Fans of the Overwatch game have certainly been waiting for this game. However, many are disappointed for several reasons.

This time, VCGamers will discuss a little about Ovewatch 2 and what makes fans of the game disappointed. Come on, see the discussion below!

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Overwatch 2

Game Overwatch 2
Overwatch 2 Gameplay. Source: Polygon

This game is a sequel that is quite unique. On average, sequel games change the previous games drastically.

However, Blizzard as a game developer, Overwatch chose to improve and add various aspects without changing the gameplay.

One of the additions available in Overwatch 2 is the addition of three new characters. The three characters are named Junker Queen, Kiriko, and Sojourn.

Junker Queen is a tank character that focuses on blocking enemy attacks. Meanwhile, Sojourn is a DPS character who can deal painful damage to enemies.

Lastly, Kiriko is a support character who can help teammates when in battle or teamfight.

Overwatch comes with a fresher UI and design, but the gameplay is still similar to the previous game.

For those of you who are curious, you can directly download Overwatch 2 for free via the Battle Net. However, this game has various weaknesses and problems as a game that has just been released.

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Weaknesses of Overwatch 2

Problematic Servers

Overwatch Servers 2
Display Queue 30 thousand Players. Source: Prima Games

According to Mike Ybarra as President of Blizzard, one of the most crucial problems when this game was released was that the server was hit by a DDoS attack.

The server of this game makes it difficult for many players to enter the game. The difficulty is proven that there is an entry queue or Queue Time.

Many bugs that players find and overloaded servers make it difficult for players to enter the game.

Via Twitter, Overwatch fans reported that they were stuck in the Loading Screen and were getting various errors when playing this newly released game.

They are also limited by queues to enter the game which can take hours. They have to wait for hundreds to tens of thousands of players to enter the game.

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Inhibited Skin Transfer

Skins Overwatch 2
Examples of Hero Skins. Source: PCGamesN

Blizzard decided to make a sequel to Overwatch and delete the game forever. So, on Battle Net there is only Overwatch 2 and you can't play regular Overwatch anymore.

Because of that, the question arises how are the items or cosmetics that players bought when they played Overwatch for the first time.

Blizzard said that the items and cosmetics in the Overwatch game will be transferred to Overwatch 2.

However, a lot player who still haven't gotten the item from the first game. Currently, there is no further explanation regarding when this will be completed by Blizzard.

However, Blizzard is aware of this issue and will fix it as soon as possible. Players who don't have old items yet must be forced to play with the default skin.

Paid Characters

Hero Kirito
Kiriko as Paid Hero. Source: Pocket Tactics


Even though Overwatch 2 is a free game, players must purchase characters or heroes to play.

According to The Act Man, players must pay for the Battle Pass to get the heroes locked behind the Battle Pass.

This is very unfortunate, seeing that the available Battle Pass or BP has a fairly expensive price, which is around IDR 600,000.

This BP from Overwatch 2 has 7 skins Legendary, 5 Epic skins, 2,000 Overwatch Coins and other prizes.

Thus the discussion regarding Overwatch 2 along with various weaknesses and problems that arise.

If you still want to play the game, then you can download the game via the Battle Net or link this.

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