Here’s everything to know about this game’s ranked system.

If you would like to play Overwatch 2 against other players at a competitive level, then it would be useful to understand the game's ranked system. Read on for our guide on how the current Overwatch 2 ranked system works and a list of every Overwatch 2 rank!

Overwatch 2 ranks

  1. Bronze: Divisions 1 to 5
  2. Silver: Divisions 1 to 5
  3. Gold: Divisions 1 to 5
  4. Platinum: Divisions 1 to 5
  5. Diamond: Divisions 1 to 5
  6. Master: Divisions 1 to 5
  7. Grandmaster: Divisions 1 to 5
  8. Champion: Divisions 1 to 5
  9. Top 500: Top 500 players in your region
All Overwatch 2 ranks (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
All Overwatch 2 ranks (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

The current ranked system in Overwatch features different skill tiers and divisions. There are five divisions per skill tier. A player's skill tier and division are adjusted after every match.

Overwatch 2 screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

What are the Overwatch 2 ranks?

  1. Bronze
  2. Silver
  3. Gold
  4. Platinum
  5. Diamond
  6. Master
  7. Grandmaster
  8. Champion
  9. Top 500
Competitive modes screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Competitive modes screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Overwatch 2 ranked system explained

Overwatch 2 has eight skill tiers that come before the Top 500 rank. These include Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, Master, Grandmaster, and Champion. Players between Bronze and Diamond can group up with others within two skill tiers. Meanwhile, Master players are allowed to team up within one skill tier. Those in the Grandmaster and Champion ranks can group up within three divisions.

Ranked system screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Ranked system screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Overwatch 2 rank reset and competitive rework explained

The competitive system received complete rework in Overwatch 2 Season 9. The season introduced the new Champion rank, which now sits between Grandmaster and Top 500.

The Champion rank (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
The Champion rank (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Additionally, the rank rework and reset increased transparency and accuracy in terms of your competitive progress after each match. Our competitive rework guide explains all of this in detail.

Overwatch 2 competitive rework (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 competitive rework (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Overwatch 2's competitive game modes

  1. Role Queue
  2. Open Queue
  3. Competitive Mystery Heroes (Sometimes)
How to access ranked gameplay (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
How to access ranked gameplay (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

At the moment, the game has two to three ranked modes. These are Role Queue, Open Queue, and sometimes Competitive Mystery Heroes. To access these, simply launch the game, select "Play" in the main menu and click on the "Competitive" option. Note that a player must win 50 games in Quick Play before they can access these game modes.

Overwatch 2 screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Overwatch 2 screenshot (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Ranked rewards

  • Each win grants 10 Competitive Points
  • Each draw grants 5 Competitive Points
  • Each loss grants 0 Competitive Points

Players can also gain Competitive Points and use them to get jade weapons, and each jade weapon variant requires 3,000 Competitive Points.

That's all for now. Stay tuned on esports.gg for more Overwatch 2 news, guides, and updates!

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