Overwatch 2 Gets a Framerate Cap Increase from 400 to 600 FPS Thanks to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series

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Blizzard has decided to increase the framerate cap for Overwatch 2 from 400 to 600 FPS, and it’s all thanks to the power of NVIDIA’s new GeForce RTX 40 Series, according to a new video shared by the company today that shows off the free-to-play shooter running at impressively high framerates at 1440p on a GeForce RTX 4090 graphics card. The video also demonstrates what the latest improvements to NVIDIA Reflex, green team’s suite of technologies for reducing system latency, can bring to Overwatch 2.


Watch the first ever Overwatch 2 gameplay on GeForce RTX 4090 at over 360 FPS and sub 10ms latency, running at 1440p resolution with NVIDIA Reflex and high settings. Thanks to the incredible power of the GeForce RTX 40 Series, Overwatch 2 has increased its framerate cap from 400 FPS to 600 FPS. With the power of GeForce RTX 40 Series GPUs and NVIDIA Reflex, 360+ fps 1440p competitive gaming is now a reality.

Overwatch 2 gameplay captured by NVIDIA using GeForce RTX 4090, 1440p 360Hz G-SYNC monitor, high graphics settings, with NVIDIA Reflex ON + Boost.

New games with NVIDIA Reflex:

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II – Reflex coming soon
  • Cyberpunk 2077 – Reflex coming soon, alongside new ray tracing features and NVIDIA DLSS 3
  • Destroy All Humans! 2 – Reprobed – Reflex available now
  • Loopmancer – Reflex available now
  • Overwatch 2 – Reflex launching October 4
  • Scathe – Reflex available now
  • SUPER PEOPLE – Reflex coming soon
  • Warhammer 40,000: Darktide – Reflex, DLSS 3 and ray tracing available at launch, November 30

Overwatch 2 will launch on October 4 for Windows PC, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch consoles as a free-to-play live experience. The game will not feature loot boxes; players will be able to get items through a Battle Pass and in-game store.

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