Since its original release in 2016, Blizzard’s hit shooter game Overwatch has seen immense popularity and continues to be a staple of gaming culture. Overwatch 2 has recently been announced at Blizzcon 2019, and it features new characters, maps, and game modes. One area of the game that has been widely discussed is its Tank Tier List; how the different tanks fare against each other in combat. In this article, we will discuss the Overwatch 2 tank tier list, what makes each tank powerful in-game, as well as strategies for utilizing the tanks to their fullest potential.
Each of the tanks in Overwatch 2 are categorized into three distinct “playstyles”: Heavy Tanks (such as Reinhardt), Anchor Tanks (Winston), and Mobile Tanks (D.Va). Heavy Tanks specialize in providing high-level crowd control with their shields while also dealing large amounts of damage at close range; they act as a frontline defense for both their team and their team’s backline.
Anchor Tanks are similar to Heavy Tanks but they differ in that they tend to focus more on zoning opponents rather than crowd control. This playstyle requires more precision in how you position your character since anchoring too close can leave you vulnerable to surprise attacks from behind or from flankers. Anchor tanks tend to be particularly effective when controlling narrow chokepoints or important capture points such as Payload delivery areas.
Utilizing Different Tank Archetypes
Mobile Tanks are another type of tank that have a much different playstyle than Heavy or Anchor Tanks due to their ability to move quickly around maps. These tanks are best used for scouting ahead and finding out where enemies are located while also providing support for teammates through defensive maneuvers such as taking on aggressive attackers head-on or absorbing