Blizzard is taking Overwatch 2 offline to make some fixes

A screenshot from Overwatch 2 focused on the hero Sojourn.
Blizzard will be taking down the Overwatch 2 servers twice on Thursday evening. | Image: Blizzard

Blizzard is planning to take down the Overwatch 2 servers two times Thursday evening to implement some major fixes. The servers will go down first from 6PM to 7PM ET and then again from approximately 9PM ET to 12AM ET. If you’re playing on PC, you may have to update your client.

The game has had a rough launch since it was officially released on Tuesday, with players experiencing issues like long queue times and connection errors. Here are Blizzard’s detailed explanations of the downtimes and what they’re intended to fix, from the Overwatch 2 forums:

3:00-4:00 p.m. PDT: Servers will be down while we’re rolling out a fix to address some bugs related to account merge, login, and the First Time User Experience. Players won’t be able to…

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Author: Jay Peters