Overwatch 2 Trials a Novel Quick Play Variant This Weekend

Blizzard is introducing a new game mode in Overwatch 2 called “Quick Play: Hacked – Quicker Play“, available only for this weekend. This mode, inspired by the character Sombra, accelerates the gameplay with increased capture speeds, faster-moving payloads, and reduced respawn times.

This change is part of a test to understand player preferences in Quick Play. The standard Quick Play mode will be temporarily unavailable but will return after the weekend. You can find more details about it.


This weekend only, Sombra is changing up the rules for Quick Play. Enjoy Quick Play: Hacked – Quicker Play – a fun, new way to play with faster capture speeds, payloads, and respawn times.  Experience more team fights, more games, and new strategies. Here are the changes:

  • Respawning times are now 75% of their original time.
  • Payloads in Escort and Hybrid maps will move 60% faster.
  • Taking control of the Objective Point in Hybrid is 40% faster than normal.
  • Taking control of the objective point in Control is 40% faster than normal, and scoring the capture progress percentage is 80% faster.
  • Taking control of the objective point in Flashpoint is 20% faster than normal, and scoring the capture progress percentage is 40% faster.
  • When you play an Escort, Hybrid, or Push map, the initial match time has been reduced to 70% of the original time, and any time extensions are also reduced to 70% of the total time added.
  • These changes only apply to all players who play in Role Queue and Open Queue Quick Play modes during the duration of the event and will return to normal after January 14. Competitive Play and Arcade modes are not affected by these changes.
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Amie Gammons

A huge fan of puzzlers. Would love to experience the world and takedown on every single and upcoming game title. In the free time love to sing, follow recent game rumors and try to decrypt them in the best possible way.

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