The OWL Twitter account shared a video with game director Aaron Keller, confirming that Overwatch 2 will have a presence during the pre-show and halftime show of the grand finals.
Woo woo woo whee woo whee!— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) September 16, 2021
Group up with the Overwatch team on September 25 as we reveal new Overwatch 2 updates live during the @OverwatchLeague Grand Finals.
🛠️ Sombra and Bastion’s reworks
✨ Bastion’s New look
🆚 OW2 Exhibition Match pic.twitter.com/fDdohgGuNA
As mentioned, not only will fans get to see an exhibition match between pros, the first time Overwatch 2 gameplay will be seen since the showcase back in May but they'll also be introduced to Sombra and Bastion reworks.
Sombra and Bastion have been two heroes on the opposite ends of the spectrum -- while the Mexican hacker has shined for a long time in high ELO ranked and pro play, the stationary powerhouse has left a lot to be desired, however, he's still considered an effective pick at low ELO.
Blizzard confirmed back in May that both would be receiving a rework to make them more engaging coming into Overwatch 2, so fans who are waiting to see what that entails will have to tune in to the OWL grand finals.
With OWL 2022 set to be played with Overwatch 2 starting in April, it'll be interesting to see our first glimpse at pro play with the new title, which brings different modes and the shift to 5v5 by dropping a tank.
The grand finals are scheduled for 25th September, and you can catch all the action on the official Overwatch League YouTube channel.
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