How to Merge an Existing Overwatch Account with Overwatch 2

Merging your Overwatch account with Overwatch 2 is an important step to get started, and alongside setting up SMS protection, it’s something players will need to do when starting the game.

How to Merge Overwatch Accounts with Overwatch 2

Connecting accounts to Battle.net can be a bit confusing without help, so players can follow the steps below to connect desired accounts.

  • Go to the Battle.net website and log in to the account you will be playing Overwatch 2 with.
  • Go to the Account Settings section of the site.
  • Once on the Account Settings page, find the Connections tab in the sidebar.
  • On the Connections tab, players will be able to connect their different accounts (Nintendo, Xbox, PlayStation, Google, Twitch, ETC). It is important to attach the accounts where Overwatch has been played as well as the platform where Overwatch 2 will be played.

*It is important to note that the account that is linked the first time is quite set in stone. Players can change accounts linked to their Battle.net account, but they will have to wait a while before being able to change connected accounts once they are set.

 

What does account merging do in Overwatch 2?

Merging accounts allows players to keep the progress they’ve earned in Overwatch so they don’t have to start over in Overwatch 2. Skins and most unlocks will transfer over once accounts are connected, c So this is great news for returning Watch Players.

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