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When Does Overwatch 2 Season 7 Start?

With Overwatch Season 5 in full flow, it is time to think about the start date for Season 7 for OW2.
When Does Overwatch 2 Season 7 Start?

With Overwatch 2 Season 6 well underway, players are enjoying the brand-new support hero Lifeweaver. Not to mention, there's plenty of new content on the horizon, as outlined by the latest Content Roadmap, from new events to new maps. All things considered, it is a good time to be an Overwatch 2 player! But for those of you with an eye on the future, you might be wondering when Overwatch 2 Season 7 might begin. What should players expect in the next upcoming season of Overwatch 2? Here, we will discuss not only when Season 7 of Overwatch 2 will start but we will also let you know what you can expect.

11 August 2023 Update: This page has been updated to feature all the latest news and leaks relating to Season 6 of Overwatch 2.

When Will Season 6 Of Overwatch 2 Start?

At the moment, players are trying to unlock everything in their Battle Pass for Season 6 of Overwatch 2 but the good news is that there is still plenty of time remaining in the season.

Each season of Overwatch 2 is predicted to last about nine weeks. If you're at all curious you should take a look at the table below, which shows you exactly how long each season of Overwatch 2 has lasted, thus far.

Overwatch 2 Season Start Date End Date Duration In Days
Season 1 4 October 2022 6 December 2022 64 Days
Season 2 6 December 2022 7 February 2023 64 Days
Season 3 7 February 2023 11 April 2023 63 Days
Season 4 11 April 2023 13 June 2023 64 Days
Season 5 13 June 2023 10 August 2023 58 Days
Season 6 10 August 2023 10 October 2023 61 Days
Season 7 10 October 2023 TBA TBA

Whenever a new season of Overwatch 2 happens, the in-game client essentially gives us the exact length of the season.

With this in mind,  Season 7 of Overwatch 2 will start on October 10th. This will make Season 5 the shortest season of Overwatch 2 to date which is good for players who like a constant fast flow of seasons. Now we have to wait until October 10th for Season 7 of the game.

You can see on the countdown clock below how long you have to wait before Season 7 begins.

Time Until Overwatch 2 Season 7 Starts
60 days, 04:44:58
Overwatch 2 Roadmap
Season 7 is themed around and will have plenty to offer when it comes out. (Picture: Blizzard)

What Should We Expect In Season 7 Of Overwatch 2?

So far Blizzard has been fairly up front with their communication to fans, confirming that intend to rotate between adding a new hero or a new map every season. This is why we saw Rammatra added in Season 2 and Lifeweaver in Season 4. With Season 7, we are confident that we are going to get a new Control Map in Season 7.

The other details for Season 7 have not been revealed just yet. Other than the new map, we are not sure what exactly will come in Season 7 and what is coming past that. Once we have more details, we will update this page accordingly.