Overwatch 2 is a multiplayer, team-based first-person-shooter developed by Blizzard, the creators of some of the most popular PC games on the planet. Players choose a hero from a roster of unique characters, and then join a team to battle against other players across a variety of game modes. The game features a graphical style that feels modern while still reminiscent of many venerable Blizzard titles, and performance is relatively easy on PC hardware considering how good the game looks.

This guide takes a close look at Overwatch 2's graphical settings and the impact they have on the game. We'll also give you a good idea of the kind of PC hardware you'll need to run Overwatch 2 to your own personal satisfaction. If you just want to know what to buy without all the in-depth analysis, you can skip to the Recommendations Section.

If you already have a PC but want to know what settings to use for best performance, check out the Graphical Settings section.

Overwatch 2 is built on a brand-new, proprietary game engine considered to be extremely well-made by many in the game industry. Based on information gathered during beta sessions, the game is more demanding on CPUs than most games—especially for a first-person-shooter. That said, Overwatch 2 is somewhat easy on PC hardware considering it’s a fast-paced, visually appealing game.

To get started, let's take a look at what Logical Increments tiers are best for playing Overwatch 2.

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