The game director's 'dream' is to expand the Overwatch universe with a variety of different media.
More advanced technology is also being utilised in the sequel, from lighting to dynamic weather and more.
The game director has assured fans that this isn't "just DLC or an expansion", but something far more substantial.
"The whole idea is to avoid fragmenting the player base and giving anybody a competitive advantage," says director Jeff Kaplan.
We headed into Rio as Lucio to see what's new in the sequel, which was revealed last week at BlizzCon.
Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan spoke out about the Overwatch 2 leak and its impact on the Overwatch 2 development team.
Executive Producer Chacko Sonny and Lead Writer Michael Chu told us that they didn't want to split the player base.
We spotted the new heroes during Overwatch 2's reveal, and we asked Executive Producer Chacko Sonny and Lead Writer Michael Chu for more details.
Executive Producer Chacko Sonny and Lead Writer Michael Chu break down Hero and Story Missions, as well as Push for PvP.
Game director Jeff Kaplan says that the team will "go dark" for a while, and we may be talking about it at next year's BlizzCon too.
The game mode in Overwatch 2 is part of the PvP offering, with PvE also being a core focus this time.
We were at BlizzCon to try the new PvE story mode coming to this highly anticipated hero shooter sequel.
The team is back, Overwatch 2 brings new mode, new heroes, new PvP maps and new features.
New report suggests that the next iteration of the hero shooter is set to be unveiled during the publisher's marquee event this weekend.