If you’ve recently played Overwatch 2, you may have noticed that some new heroes are locked out. The game’s developer Blizzard is currently investigating this bug and are working to fix it. Until then, you can try playing Quick Play matches to gradually unlock your favorite heroes. You can also wait for the Blizzard patch to come out.
”The team is aware of a new issue that prevents players from accessing all their owned heroes. This is caused by an issue with our servers that tracks player progression. We are working to get this issue resolved as quickly as possible”.
Fortunately, the game is still playable despite the issue, but it can be very frustrating for players, especially those who’ve been playing it for a while. There’s a simple fix for the issue, but you need to remember to check the Hero Gallery.
Several OW2 Players have reported that they’ve found half of their heroes to be locked after re-entering the game after a long period of time.
Reason Behind Overwatch 2 Heroes Locked Issue?
Blizzard has revealed the reason behind the Overwatch 2 new heroes Locked issue. According to Blizzard, the issue is caused by their servers that tracks player progression. The dev has confirmed that they are ware of the new issue and are working to get this issue fix as quickly as possible.
The game’s launch was rocky, and Blizzard had to take it offline for emergency maintenance. During the shutdown, the game’s Bastion and Torbjorn were disabled, and this caused a huge problem for players.
In addition, Blizzard’s plan to remove the new heroes had unintended consequences. For example, Bastion and Torbjorn’s Overload abilities were no longer available.