The next season of The Overwatch League will feature an extra new development, too.

The Overwatch League announced that the upcoming Season 5 will kick off on May 5, 2022. That’s news in itself, but it’s even better because we’ll get to see more of Overwatch 2 soon.

Why, you ask? Well, Overwatch 2 developers recently announced that Season 5 of The Overwatch League would be played using an early build of Overwatch 2. That means we’ll get an early look at the new 5v5 PVP dynamic, as well as new maps and game mechanics.

In a posted Community Update, The Overwatch League detailed numerous changes in store for 2022, and hyped all the exciting things they have in store for competitors and fans of the Overwatch franchise in 2022:

There’s so much more we have planned for the 2022 season, and we can’t wait to show you all the incredible skins, exciting 5v5 gameplay, and hype tournament plans we’ve got in store!

As we approach May 5, there should be a lot more news about both The Overwatch League Season 5 and Overwatch 2. Stay tuned right here for all the latest!

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