The brand new free-to-play mannequin of Overwatch 2 has definitely include its personal execs and cons. Whereas the brand new mannequin did usher in an enormous quantity of gamers to the sport, the brand new monetization mannequin of Overwatch 2 has been leaving a variety of followers of the unique a bit annoyed that they’ll’t work to earn any cosmetics of the sport anymore. What’s information is, the event crew could also be addressing that change quickly.
In a brand new replace from government producer Jared Neuss, it’s mentioned that Overwatch 2 wll be engaged on giving gamers some extra in-game rewards apart from battle move development and aggressive rank. He writes:
I might say so much right here, however I feel place to start out is saying that we aren’t fully glad with how every part feels proper now. There’s so much we like about it—knocking out a bunch of each day/weekly challenges or getting one thing new for a hero you like can really feel nice! However we additionally acknowledge that as we speak’s expertise has alternative for enchancment that we have to deal with.
As a short-term resolution, the sport is alleged to be altering up the rewards system to that every occasion can grant a particular pores and skin which you can earn by enjoying. There are nonetheless different rewards you may obtain by way of different mediums like Twitch.
In the long run, builders are wanting a Battle Move modifications plus ‘extra fascinating Challenges to pursue.’ There may be additionally a point out of ‘play-focused development techniques’ however we don’t have a lot particulars about that but.
Although the sport continues to be enjoyable, the rewards system is definitely a large number, with some gamers saying they really miss the loot field mechanic. We don’t understand how Blizzard plans to repair this long-term, however they positively have to discover a new approach to monetize the sport if cosmetics isn’t the answer.
Overwatch 2 is at the moment playable for Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X|S, PlayStation 4|5, PC, and Nintendo Swap.