You may be looking into how to transfer skins from Overwatch to Overwatch 2. Since the latter is replacing the former, it’s a shame to have all your hard earned Overwatch skins just thrown to the wind. If you’ve got a closet full of Overwatch cosmetics, you really don’t want to lose those. But fear not, for there is a way to transfer skins from Overwatch to Overwatch 2!
How To Transfer Skins from Overwatch to Overwatch 2?
You need to connect your Battle.net account in order to transfer skins from Overwatch to Overwatch 2. Here is how to transfer skins from Overwatch 1 to Overwatch 2:
Boot up Overwatch.
Scan the QR code using your mobile phone.
Enter the code you find on screen to create your Battle.net account.
Confirm the merging of your Battle.net account.
You’re only able to connect one account to Battle.net so if you’re playing on multiple consoles using different accounts, then you need to pick one to merge. We recommend you pick your highest level account before making the permanent connection because you won’t be able to take it back.
Keep in mind that this is for transferring skins from consoles to each other or PC. Players who updated their Overwatch to Overwatch 2 on PC will automatically have their skins carried over courtesy of using the same Battle.net account for the game.
Unlike the first game, Overwatch 2 requires you to have a Battle.net account as Blizzard is embracing cross progression. You’ll be able to carry your progress between different platforms so you’re not just restrict to a single one. Read our Overwatch 2 Cross Progression Confirmed and Explained article for a deeper look into this system.
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