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How To Unlock Player Icons In Overwatch 2 (Explained)

Here's how you can unlock Player Icons in Overwatch 2.

Being an Overwatch fan, a player would do anything to make their account even more precious. There are several ways to do so, such as unlocking achievements, ranking up levels, etc. In addition, players can also obtain cosmetics for their Heroes and Weapons to make them look more appealing. However, one more tiny but practical element makes your profile look catchy. We are talking about the Player Icon that displays next to your username. You may not have noticed anyone as there are many ways to unlock them. Check out this guide that features the steps to unlock the Player Icon in Overwatch 2.

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How to Unlock Player Icon in OW2

How To Unlock Player Icon In Overwatch 2

There are several ways through which you can get Player Icons. Those playing Overwatch since its first installment should know that they can carry over their data to Overwatch 2. The data that will be getting transferred includes progression, cosmetics, and Player Icon.

How To Unlock Player Icon In Overwatch 2

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Other ways through which you can unlock Player Icon in OW2 are by completing Lifetime Challenges in Challenge Menu. Further, if you want to unlock the Player Icon of a Hero, you can meet Hero Challenges. To check all the Hero Challenges, click on the Icons tab.

Other than this, completing Battle Pass challenges also gets you Player Icon. Also, those who own a Premium Battle Pass will get some eye-catching Player Icons in Overwatch 2.

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You can equip the unlock Player Icon in Career Profile > Customizations > Player Icon option. Wherein you can also take a look at all the Player Icon that is currently available in the game.

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That’s all you can do to unlock new Player Icons in Overwatch 2. While you are here, make sure to check out our Overwatch 2 Wiki on Gamer Tweak.