Mauga is charging his way onto the Battlefield in a trial weekend, available now through Sunday, November 5. Mauga is a powerful, brawling Tank Hero who will tear through the competition with his incendiary and volatile chainguns. Keep reading to find out how you can jump into Overwatch® 2 right now and play Mauga this weekend before his full release in Season 8.
Check Out Mauga’s Burning New Abilities
Mauga features a kit that is designed to bash through the front lines and brawl his opponents in close-quarter combat, by wielding two powerful Chainguns that can either be fired individually or in unison. Ignite enemies with his Incendiary Chaingun “Gunny” to burn them when they take enough damage, then finish them with a critical hit from his Volatile Chaingun “Cha-Cha.” Paired with his Berserker Passive, which grants Mauga temporary health whenever he deals critical damage, he’s a mountain on the battlefield.
Mauga’s not just a leading star—he also brings a host of new abilities to support his team as well. Mauga can break his way through the front lines with Overrun, a charging ability that cannot be stopped by any crowd control abilities, and stomps into opponents dealing a powerful knockback. When the fight gets intense for his team, he has Cardiac Overdrive to engage both of his hearts and create an aura that reduces incoming damage, allowing allies to heal themselves while dealing damage.
Finally, when he really wants to tango up close with his foes, Mauga can unleash Cage Fight, his ultimate ability. Cage Fight traps nearby opponents in a cylindrical fighting ring. This barrier blocks enemy incoming damage or healing from the outside, forcing those trapped inside to face Mauga with Gunny, Cha Cha, and the barrage of infinite ammunition. If you can’t take him down quickly, the last thing you might see is his charming smile.
Play Mauga All Weekend Long
This weekend, Mauga will be available in a limited-time trial, available for all platforms. This will be part of the live game and will not require a separate installation or download. Mauga will be available to pick as a Tank hero in all modes except for Competitive Play. No Limits will also be available in the Arcade as a great way for everyone to try out Mauga.
Once the weekend ends, Mauga will return for his official release in Season 8 on Tuesday, December 5. You’ll then be able to unlock Mauga immediately when you purchase the Season 8 Premium Battle Pass or unlock Mauga when you reach Tier 45 in the standard Battle Pass.
Hurry, because this party animal won’t be around for long. Login and try Mauga now through November 5.