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Overwatch 2 Players Find New, Inaccessible Areas in Old Maps

Overwatch 2 players seem to have found new hidden areas in older maps, which may hint at future content in the hero shooter pipeline.

Players such as TikTok users @lowendwibs, found a section inaccessible to established maps added in Overwatch 2. At the time of this writing, this includes King’s Row, Havana and Rialto. All of these have new, unreachable, unused areas on the map. normal gameplay.

However, if you play a match on one of these maps and watch the replay, you can freely move your camera around while watching. IGN confirms in-game that doing so will allow you to find and explore unused sections of maps added in Overwatch 2.

These new additions may indicate several things. It could be part of Overwatch 2. new story content This will begin rolling out next year, including an improved version of the PvP map.It could also be part of the modified map Blizzard discussed Its Blizzcon 2021 presentation As part of Hero Missions, a new mode teased but not yet implemented in the live game.

King’s Row was used as an example during the showcase. Escort section payloads follow a different path than standard matches. So it looks like Rialto and Havana may remix the payload path in future updates. Whether it’s a narrative segment or a hero mission.

In particular, King’s Row and Rialto were previously used as part of the original Overwatch’s PvE mode during the Archive Event. This included new areas of the map that opened with new objectives.

This has led some fans to dismiss these findings as part of previous events. Confirmed. As @lowendwibs pointed outthe Archive Event Rialto segment was completely absent from Overwatch 2’s PvP map, and King’s Row did not include new pathways when it was redone for the Archive Event.

Overwatch 2’s PvP content is available today as a free-to-play game on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Switch, and will serve as a platform for future updates.Read more about sequels, changes to 5v5 format, and monetization when moving to free-to-play IGN review.

Kenneth Shepherd is a writer covering games, entertainment and queerness across the internet. Find him on Twitter (@shepardcdr) and listen to his bi-weekly video game retrospective his podcast Normandy FM currently covering Cyberpunk 2077.

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