Overwatch 2 - Latency Problems

Updated: 1 month ago
Article ID: 30274

Common Problems

  • Overwatch 2 is lagging.
  • I get a lot of lag or latency when playing Overwatch 2.

Our Diagnosing Overwatch 2 Network Problems article can help you identify what type of latency problem you're experiencing.

Check the BlizzardCSEU_EN Twitter before troubleshooting your problem with the steps below.

  1. Reset your network devices to make sure your router hasn't become flooded with data.
  2. Release and renew your IP and flush your DNS to resolve any network conflicts.
  3. Update your drivers to resolve any compatibility issues.
  4. If you're using a wireless connection, optimize your internet connection to rule out a connection issue.
  5. Try closing background applications to resolve any software conflicts.
Advanced Troubleshooting
  1. If you're using a VPN, try removing it.
  2. Disable any proxies that may interfere with the login module.
  3. Run a security scan to remove any viruses or malware infections.

Tried everything here?

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