What Are Overwatch Coins & How to Get Them in Overwatch 2

A new currency.

Overwatch 2 has implemented some new systems that players of the original game will need to learn about. With Overwatch 2 being free-to-play, it has ditched Lootboxes and moved to your standard seasonal model, with a battle pass, and unlockable cosmetics. You’ll need Overwatch Coins in order to access these items. So what are Overwatch Coins and how do you get them in Overwatch 2? We have the answer for your below.

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What Are Overwatch Coins & How to Get Them in Overwatch 2

Overwatch Coins are a premium currency in Overwatch 2 that you will need to purchase will real money. You can spend these coins in the shop for cosmetic items or the seasonal battle pass. Below you can find the pricing structure for Overwatch Coins:

  • 500 Coins: $4.99
  • 100 Coins: $9.99
  • 2200 Coins: $19.99
  • 5700 Coins: $49.99
  • 11600 Coins: $99.99

You can use these coins in the Shop to purchase skin bundles and other seasonal items that rotate through the shop. At the end of a season, you’ll also be able to purchase the new playable hero if you have not already unlocked them in the free battle pass.

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How to Get Overwatch 2 Coins

Outside of purchasing Overwatch Coins in the store, you can earn a small number of coins by completing the weekly challenges each week. This will net you around 50 Overwatch Coins per week. It’s a small number, but over a long stretch of time, you’ll be able to save up for an expensive skin or something you really like. More challenges can be added to increase the number of Overwatch Coins earned per week, but that has not been implemented.

Well, that’s everything you need to know about Overwatch Coins and how to get them in Overwatch 2. Be sure to look at our guide on all of the Mythic Skins announced for Overwatch 2.

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Jesse Vitelli

Jesse loves most games, but he really loves games that he can play together with friends and family. This usually means late nights in Destiny 2 or FFXIV. You can also find him thinking about his ever-expanding backlog of games he won't play and being constantly dehydrated. Do not contact him.