Overwatch 2. The promise of this beta access supported set a new record for the enfranchisement on Twitch. It’s been many couple of days in the world of Overwatch. The day after the this PVP beta went live, Blizzard ran a elegant compelling Drops campaign with a bundle of viewers that assured audience access to the beta. It proved successful, to say the least.
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Concomitant viewership of Twitch channels that were previewing this topped out at over 1.5 million. That’s a new record for the franchise. Before streamers were allowed to start showing beta gameplay on Tuesday, the early concomitant viewership record of 439,152 had stood since the releasing day of the Overwatch League’s inaugural season in January 2018.
How do you get into the Overwatch 2 beta via Twitch?
Beta connection through Twitch for Overwatch 2 is more time-allotment than most Twitch drops. The Twitch drop periods last from April 27 at 10 am PT until 6 pm PT, so that gives you 8 hours to watch and earn an access. In order to get access you have to watch 4 hours of one (or across several) of the many streamers that Blizzard has listed in its blog post.
To get a Twitch drop, you must have your war.net account associated to your Twitch account, which you can do in the streaming site’s settings. You will know it’s functioning when every Twitch stream says something like “drops enabled” below the streamer’s custom stream title.
Bring! It! On! I LIVE for this!#Overwatch2 PVP Beta access will now begin rolling out to select participants throughout the day. pic.twitter.com/QM9iG8UIpR
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) April 26, 2022
What can you expect from the Overwatch 2 streams?
Blizzard has strapped in almost 200 streamers into playing Overwatch 2 on Twitch. Many of them will have access to the Overwatch 2 beta so that you can see the game played before you can play it yourself.
The official PlayOverwatch Twitch page will have a preview on the same day with creator interviews and a content creator competition. You might want to check that out in distinct for some vision into what to anticipate from the future of the beta, like new heroes and maps.
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