Overwatch 2 is releasing soon worldwide, and with Blizzard shutting down the servers for the original Overwatch soon, players are finally getting into the groove for the new release.

However, with the release of OW2, fans of the series will quickly have to become situated with unlocking heroes, instead of having the full arsenal ready to use on day one.

But, there's going to be some heroes that you'll be able to use on day one.

Here they are!

What Heroes Do You Start With In Overwatch 2?

As noted above, yes you'll need to unlock certain characters within Overwatch 2, and this will primarly be done via in-game challenges for certain ones.

However, you'll have access to characters as soon as the game begins, which will be the foundation of your gameplay within OW2.

We're going to run over all the heroes you can use as soon a yoiu load up Overwatch 2, and be sure to let us know which ones you'll want to unlock first!


  • Winston
  • Orisa
  • Reinhardt
  • Zarya


  • Reaper
  • Soldier 76
  • Pharah
  • Torbjorn
  • Tracer
  • Widowmaker


  • Lucio
  • Mercy
  • Moira