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Overwatch 2 – Everything New Coming To Season 10

Overwatch 2 has been struggling to find its balance since it first launched and now at Season 10, we’ve gotten some of the biggest changes ever. As well as a bunch of new skins, a new hero, the new game mode “Clash”and a fun new gaming universe called Mirrorwatch. Here’s everything you need to know about what’s coming to Season 10.

   

Season 10 Event: Mirrorwatch

Event Dates: April 23rd – May 13th

Overwatch 2‘s new season is a fun one that depicts an alternate universe for the Overwatch team. In this universe our good heroes have swapped sides with the bad, changing up their storylines completely. This time our hero Reindhardt is the brute of the Talons and the Talon shadow Doomfist is a good guy. But not only does the Mirrorverse come with a change of outfit, but also some changes with their abilities.

Heroes are getting their kits reworked to have abilities that better fit their new good or bad personas. For example, Doomfist will have a shield to protect his allies, while Mercy can fire projectiles at opponents from her Caduceus Staff.

 

New Hero: Venture

One of the biggest changes to Overwatch 2 in Season 10 is the fact that all heroes are now automatically unlocked. Locking heroes behind Battle Passes and paywalls has been a controversial move from he beginning but this time you’ll be able to get access to all of them from the get-go.

In Season 10 we welcome Venture, an attack hero who wields a powerful seismic drill. One of their coolest abilities is Burrow which allows them to move without being seen or receiving any damage. This would definitely upgrade gameplays with this hero as you will be able to avoid other’s Ultimates and hide below them. 

Tectonic Shock is Venture’s Ultimate. They’ve got two passives Explorer’s Resolve and Clobber which contribute to both their defense and offense. It seems like the new DPS hero will be great for close and mid-distance combat. Here’s a depper look at her combat skills.

Venture is immediately available to play in Competitive mode.

 

New Game Mode: Clash (Trial)

Game Mode Trial: April 16th – 29th

Clash is a new game mode that challenges teams to capture objectives in a tug-of-war-style battle. It starts off with five objectives placed in a linear pattern on a mirrored map and each point is captured in a similar capture the objective way. By standing on the point until you fill the progress bar. When a team captures an objective, they score a point, and a new objective is activated on their side.

You’re only able to capture one objective active at a time and objectives can be secured multiple times with the active point moving in the direction of the winning team. You’ll begin witht the center objective and move from there, only one objective point will be able to be secured at one point.

To win, a team must either capture five objectives for a total of five points or secure the final objective point on your side.

 

New Map: Hanaoka

Game Mode Trial: April 16th – 29th

We’re back to the Hanamura district with the first Clash map – Hanaoka. This map has been especially designed for the new game mode and is set in Japan, specifically near the Shimada Castle and Hanamura shopping district.

 

Mythic Skin: Vengeance Mercy

Season 10 ‘s Mythic Skin is for Mercy, but no longer our healing angel she’s joined Talon in the Mirrorverse and her skins are a bit edgier this time.

 

New Mythic Shop

If this season’s Mythic skins aren’t your bag you can choose to purchase previous Mythic skins at the new Mythic Shop. Season 10 will introduce changes to how you earn, upgrade, and unlock Mythic hero skins through the new Mythic Shop. You can do this with Overwatch‘s new currency: Mythic Prisms.

The Mythic Shop will allow you to purchase Mythic hero skins with Mythic Prisms, a currency obtained when you complete the Premium Battle Pass. Upon finishing the Premium Battle Pass of a given season, you will earn 80 Prisms, which is enough for one Mythic skin. The shop will have all of the past Mythic skins available for purchase.

You get to decide how far into each Mythic skin you would like to build. So, for example, if you don’t want to fully unlock all of a skin’s color or model variations, you can spread your progression towards other Mythic hero skins. As of now there are eight Mythic skins available for purchase (not including Vengeance Mercy), with three variations each.

  • Cyber Demon Genji
  • Zeus Junker Queen
  • Amaterasu Kiriko
  • Galactic Emperor Sigma
  • Adventurer Tracer
  • A-7000 Wargod Ana
  • Onryō Hanzo
  • Mythic Grand Beast Orisa
  • Ancient Caller Moira
 

Season 10: Hero Changes

Tank Hero Changes

  • DoomfistEmpowered Rocket Punch is no longer consumed when canceled by Seismic Slam or Power Block
  • Junker Queen: Carnage impact damage increased from 90 to 105
  • Reinhardt: Earthshatter knockdown duration increased to 3 seconds, range increased to 25 meters
  • Sigma: Experimental Barrier movement speed increased to 20 meters per second
  • Wrecking Ball:
    • Grappling Claw – can now retract by holding jump input, cooldown, and maximum duration timer adjusted
    • Adaptive Shield – can redistribute up to 300 over health to nearby allies
    • Minefield – health increased from 50 to 60

Damage Hero Changes

  • Sombra: Hack damage over time reduced from 100 to 90
  • Tracer: Recall cooldown increased to 13 seconds, Pulse Bomb projectile size reduced
  • Venture:
    • Drill Dash – impact damage decreased and damage over time increased
    • Clobber – impact damage decreased and damage over time increased
    • Tectonic Shock – vertical knockback decreased by 30%

Support Hero Changes

  • Illari: Solar Rifle primary fire recovery increased, secondary fire heal-per-second increased
  • Lucio: Sonic Amplifier damage per projectile decreased, Sound Wave damage increased
  • Lifeweaver: Rejuvenating Dash healing increased, Tree of Life pulse healing increased
  • Moira: Biotic Grasp damage per second decreased, Coalescence self-heal 
 

Overwatch 2

Overwatch 2 is a free-to-play, team-based action game set in the optimistic future, where every match is the ultimate 5v5 battlefield brawl. Play as a time-jumping freedom fighter, a beat-dropping battlefield DJ, or one of over 30 other unique heroes as you battle it out around the globe.  

Overwatch 2 is available on the PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch and PC – Battle.Net.

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