Does Overwatch 2 Have Cross-Play?

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Overwatch 2 is in full power and is playable on Nintendo Switch, Windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X and S. Naturally, you are visiting this article because you may be wondering whether Overwatch 2 is cross-platform so you can play with your friends that do not share a platform with you. Here’s everything you need to know about Cross-Play in Overwatch 2.

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Overwatch 2 is ready to play across platforms from day one. This means you can play with and against players on different platforms, whether that’s Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, or Xbox Series X and S.

How to Set Up Cross-Play in Overwatch 2? – Explained

Overwatch 2 will also have cross-progression, All you need is a working Battle.Net account. And don’t forget that it is free to play, so you don’t need to drop money on it this time around, at least for the multiplayer part. Though it does have microtransactions for optional cosmetics, and battle passes, they’re not required to enjoy the popular hero shooter.

In order to set up Cross-Play and play with a friend that does not share the same gaming platform with you, in the Social menu of Overwatch 2 main menu, click the button “Add a Friend”, which will then prompt you to enter your friend’s email address or your friend’s Battletag. After that, your friend will need to confirm the friend request on their end. Now, just add each other to a party and that’s it, you can queue together!

For more Overwatch 2 content, check out our other articles, including How Old is Mei in Overwatch 2? – Answered and Overwatch 2 Counters Guide: All Hero Counters in Overwatch 2, or click on the tag below the article. 

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Nikola has been a Staff Writer at Prima Games since May 2022. He has been gaming since being able to hold an Amiga 500 joystick on his own, back in the early 90s (when gaming was really good!). Nikola has helped organize dozens of gaming events and tournaments and has been professionally attached to gaming since 2009.