The long-awaited Overwatch 2 PvE marketing campaign has sadly been cancelled, and Blizzard has defined why it’s been scrapped whereas additionally sharing a brand new OW2 roadmap for 2023.
Overwatch 2 launched again in October 2022, and has largely been underwhelming. Some nice new heroes have been launched to the OW2 universe corresponding to Junker Queen and Kiriko, however many followers really feel it’s not a big enchancment over the unique sport.
Now, to make issues worse, Blizzard has cancelled the much-anticipated PvE hero mode marketing campaign.
Why is OW2 PvE cancelled?
Blizzard has cancelled the once-promised Overwatch 2 PvE hero mode marketing campaign as a result of they ‘can’t ship’ on the ‘unique imaginative and prescient that was proven in 2019’.
This comes from OW2 excutive producer, Jared Neuss. Throughout a dev chat streamed on YouTube, Neuss mentioned that Blizzard will now not be delivering the ‘devoted hero mode with expertise bushes, long-term development’.
Though disappointing, he has clarified on his Twitter account that PvE content material continues to be coming. This consists of the next:
- Huge story missions
- New cinematics
- Co-op occasions
- Single participant Hero Mastery missions
OW2 was first revealed with an unbelievable eight-minute lengthy Zero Hour cinematic trailer that promised a terrific story. It’s a disgrace we’ll by no means see that potential fulfilled, however there’s nonetheless loads of content material to anticipate this yr.
Overwatch 2 roadmap 2023
Under is the Overwatch 2 roadmap for 2023:
Season 5 – June thirteenth:
Season 7 and past:
Overwatch 2 is obtainable on PlayStation, PC, and Xbox.