Building on the Fun with New Overwatch 2 Drops on Twitch!
Need to learn new skills for your favorite hero? Want to see what the highest ranks of Overwatch 2 look like? Love watching “Mystery Heroes Tuesdays” and all the chaos that comes with it? The best place for watching Overwatch 2 can be found with your favorite Twitch content creators. And starting tomorrow, you’ll have another reason to tune in, as we’ll have new drops available for everyone to earn!
Running from May 9 to May 22, when you watch two hours of any Overwatch 2 content on Twitch, you will earn the Tool Box spray for Wrecking Ball. Watch three more hours to earn the new Toolbox Souvenir to equip for your favorite hero.
Earning Twitch drops for Overwatch 2 is easy! Simply connect your Battle.net account with your Twitch account, then tune into any eligible channel in the Overwatch 2 category on Twitch. Remember, when you earn any drops, you must claim them at Twitch.tv/drops to receive them in Overwatch 2.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What are the dates of the Twitch Drops?
A. Our upcoming drops campaign runs from May 9 to May 22.
Q. How do I link my battle.net and Twitch account?
A. Sign into your Battle.net account at account.battle.net/connections and click the Connect link for Twitch, then follow the instructions to sign-in and link your Twitch account to Battle.net.
Q. What devices can I use to earn and claim drops?
A. You can earn and claim drops using your PC/Mac web browser or on the Twitch app for Android or iOS. Twitch apps on game consoles, smart TVs, and other TV apps do not support drops.
Q. Do I need to watch the same channel the entire time to earn my drops?
A. No, you can earn progress towards a drop on any channel in the Overwatch 2 category on Twitch. For example, you can watch half an hour on one channel and then switch to another channel without losing your progress. You cannot earn progress faster by watching more than one channel at a time.
Q. Will I receive my drop rewards in-game automatically?
A. No. You must claim the drop on the channel you’re watching or in the Drops Inventory menu on Twitch.
Q. Do I need to have heroes unlocked to receive the drops for that hero?
A. You do not need to have the hero unlocked to receive the drops, but you will not be able to access that cosmetic content until you unlock the applicable hero.
Q. Do Twitch Drop rewards expire?
A. Earned Twitch Drop rewards will expire seven days after they’ve been claimed if a Battle.net account has not been linked.
Q. As a streamer, how do I get Twitch Drops on my channel?
A. All you need to do is make sure your Twitch and Battle.net accounts are linked, and that you’re opted into Drops (see Drops Streamer Home).
Q. What regions are eligible for these Twitch Drops?A. Participating regions include North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.