Activision revealed that those who purchase the Watchpoint Pack will gain guaranteed access to the upcoming Overwatch 2 beta.
Overwatch players are excited about being able to participate in the Overwatch 2 beta, and the Watchpoint Pack could allow them to participate. The beta version of the long-awaited sequel to the popular team shooter will start on June 28.
Unlike the first Overwatch 2 beta, the next beta will include support for consoles. It will also feature the newly revealed hero Junker Queen and a brand new map, Rio.
For those players who want to get their hands on all of this new content and enjoy the Overwatch 2 beta, Activision has a way to guarantee they’ll have access.
How to join the Overwatch 2 beta
In its Frequently asked questions Regarding the beta version, the Overwatch developers explained how players can join.
Notably, beta access does not carry over, meaning that players who were able to participate in the first beta will not be guaranteed a spot in the next beta. Players will have to register using the Supervision web form, but space is limited. Activision promised that the goal is for all players who opt-in to the beta to have access no later than July 14.
How to get guaranteed access to the OW2 beta
If you want to guarantee beta access, there is an easy way.
Those players who buy Overwatch 2: Overwatch Pack “on a platform where the beta is available” you’ll not only get guaranteed access to the Overwatch 2 beta, but you’ll also get access the day the beta starts. As mentioned, not all players who opt into the beta will gain access on day one, and some will have to wait a week or two before being able to play.
In addition to guaranteed access to the Overwatch 2 beta, players who purchase the Watchpoint Pack will receive two Overwatch 2 Legendary Hero skins, the Season 1 Premium Battle Pass with 2,000 virtual credits, and an exclusive icon.