The brand new Overwatch 2 players won't be equipped to use the traditional Overwatch heroes immediately.

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A blog post posted on Overwatch's Overwatch Website has revealed new Overwatch 2 players will have

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to play 100 matches in order to unlock Original Characters.

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They also revealed that the initial phase of the new game quickly unlocks all game modes, as well as the ability to chat with players in game,

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and later, the game unlocks all of the original Overwatch heroes in the course of around 100 games.

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However, these restrictions won't be enforced when you're part of a group, meaning that new players are able to group up

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with their buddies and play with characters they're not yet familiar with. "Competitive is the only exception to this rule since

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players who are new to the game need to meet a certain test to gain access to this game mode."

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