Overwatch 2 will receive a new skill system and missions like in Diablo 3: first details about innovations

Blizzard announced Overwatch 2 at BlizzCon 2019, keeping most of the details secret. Still gamers

will not remain in the dark until the release itself, and the situation was corrected by Eurogamer journalists.

What is known

According to the publication, Overwatch 2 will featurestory and heroic missions that are reminiscent of seasonal adventures in Diablo 3. Players will choose one of the heroes and increase their level by completing missions. After receiving ranks 1, 10, and 20, gamers will be able to choose one of two talents.

For example, at the first level Tracer can choosebetween the Adaptive Reload ability, which reloads pistols when the ability is activated, and Chain reaction, a sticky pulse bomb. At level 10, you will have to choose between the Flash ability, which allows you to jump through an enemy, dealing damage, and Hindsight, due to which Return deals damage to wounded enemies. Upon reaching level 20, the player will be able to take either Vortex, which attracts and immobilizes the enemy, or Speed ​​kills, thanks to which fatal blows speed up the reload time.

In addition, as the character increases in level, he becomesstronger, like in World of Warcraft or Diablo. The hero's health level and damage output increases. Apparently, these bonuses will only work in story and heroic missions, and leveling up does not carry over to PvP.

“Any talents, progress, etc. will not be included incompetitive part of the game. We're not going to make it so that my Tracer is more powerful than your Tracer. We want this to be a fair playing field,” said game director Jeff Kaplan.

The story missions themselves are focused on specificcharacters, and each hero will receive their own cutscenes and lines depending on the task. As players progress through adventures, they will be able to collect bonus equipment such as turrets, grenades, and shields.

The external appearance of Overwatch 2 will also change.The developers promise to update the appearance of the heroes, including their faces. According to Eurogamer, the characters have become more lively. In addition, the redesign will also affect the interface, which will become more flexible.

Gameplay of the new Onslaught mode: