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How To Unlock New Heroes In Overwatch 2

How To Unlock New Heroes In Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 offers around 35 unique Heroes categorized under the Tank, Support, and Damage class, whom players can use during a match as per their play style to win matches. However, among the 35 Heroes, only 15 are available to use at the beginning of the game. As a result, we have new players who want to know how to unlock new Heroes in Overwatch 2. 

How To Unlock New Heroes In Overwatch 2

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You can unlock new Heroes in Overwatch 2 by completing Hero Challenges comprised of playing a certain number of online matches. Like Blizzard said, as a new player, you can unlock different Heroes and Game Modes over the course of approximately 100 matches. 

Check out the complete list of heroes for Overwatch 2 and how to unlock them!

Apart from that, we have Hero like Kiriko, whom you can unlock by reaching Tier 55 in the free Battle Pass or buying the premium Battle Pass. 

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When writing this article, we have 35 Heroes in Overwatch 2. Among them, 19 Heroes get unlocked by completing Hero Challenges, which, as said earlier, are comprised of playing matches. One Hero, Kiriko, is unlocked through the game’s Battle Pass, and the remaining 15 are available from the get-go. 

You must keep this in mind! This is not the case with players who bought and played the original Overwatch. They get access to the different game modes and Heroes earlier than new players jumping into Overwatch through Overwatch 2 for the first time. 

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Overwatch 2 is available on the PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch platforms. 

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