21 May 2021 12:09 PM +00:00

Blizzard Reveal New Details On Five Upcoming Overwatch 2 Maps

During yesterday's Overwatch 2 live stream, Blizzard offered a brand new look at several gameplay aspects. Confirming that PvP's being reduced to 5v5 matches - a move which reduces teams to one tank - we also got a look at the new maps fans can expect.

Notably, Overwatch 2's introducing a new map type called "Push". Featuring symmetrical designs with a robot at the centre, each team has a block the robot must push to the other side in a race to the finish. Only one team can move at a time, with progress being independent of each other. Here's what we know about these upcoming additions.

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Monte Carlo

Taking us to the world's most rich and famous, Overwatch 2 arrives in Monte Carlo with an escort map.

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New York

Joining Blizzard World and Route 66, we're coming back to the USA once more through New York. This will be a hybrid map, which mixes elements of Assault and Escort maps.

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Rio De Janeiro

We're finally making our way to Brazil in Overwatch 2, after Rio became a battlefield during the Omnic Crisis. Will a story mission has already been seen for Rio, this will also be an escort map.

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Toronto

Taking us to Canada for the first time, Toronto will be one of Overwatch 2's first push maps.

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Rome

After introducing Rialto in 2018, Overwatch 2 sees us returning to Italy with a Rome Map. Much like Toronto, this will also be a push map

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