Overwatch 2: How to use General Chat?

Overwatch 2 is the latest installment in the Overwatch game franchise, and since it's a new game, you’ll notice some changes compared to the first game. In Overwatch 2, you will notice that some social features have been changed or removed from the previous game.


In multiplayer games like Overwatch 2, it is important to be able to communicate effectively with your friends, but the developers have decided to remove the General Chat function which allows you to send written messages to other players as revealed by the developers.

Overwatch 2, How To Use, General Chat


In addition to this removal, players will notice that Blizzard has decided to make changes to several social features, including a merger of recommendations and the rating will no longer be displayed on the pre-competitive screen.