Overwatch 2 Beta Access Will Be Given Away Through Twitch Drops From xQc, Pokimane And Many Other Streamers

Look, not everyone who wants an Overwatch 2 PVP beta invites will get one tomorrow. That sucks. But if you don’t get an invite right away, you will be able to make in slightly later through Blizzard’s Twitch Drops program.

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If you watch specific Twitch streamers during a very limited window, you’ll be eligible for the drops. This will guarantee beta access, Overwatch community manager Andy Belford confirmed.

You’ll be eligible for a drop if you watch at least four hours of certain streamers (of course xQc is one of them) between 1PM ET and 9PM ET on Wednesday, April 27. You can switch between streams and your total watch time will increased.

Remember to link your Battle.net account through the Twitch settings.

Here’s the full, very long list of eligible streamers, who include Overwatch League talent and former pro players:

If you’re curious about what to expect from the Overwatch 2 beta, check out my preview and impressions from the alpha that ran in March:

I have another post up with all the details you need to know before the beta gets underway and here are the system requirements.

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