Overwatch 2 players can now merge accounts to get their old gear

Screenshot from Overwatch 2 Junker Queen cinematic featuring the Junker Queen character with a brown mohawk and blue braids wearing ripped up post-apocalyptic body armor pointing off screen.
Image: Blizzard Entertainment

Ahead of Overwatch 2’s launch on October 4th, the developers are letting us know how to take advantage of the game’s progression system.

If you play Overwatch across multiple platforms, starting today, you’ll have the option to merge the separate accounts, allowing you to share all the in-game cosmetics you’ve earned as well as progression for the forthcoming battle pass-like system. You can check out the step-by-step instructions and FAQ here.

Be warned: if you have multiple accounts on the same console (y’know, for all those Roadhog bf / Junkrat gf households), you can only merge one account, so be sure you choose the correct one. According to the FAQ, you will be able to unlink a console account from your battle.net account but will…

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Author: Ash Parrish