The team-based action game Overwatch 2 is free to play and is set in the hopeful future. Each match is the ultimate 5v5 battlefield combat.
First-person shooter Overwatch 2 was created and released by Blizzard Entertainment.
Overwatch 2 game was released on October 4, 2022.
Are you in Queue 40, 100, 1000 or 40000 Players ahead of you?
For you Is Queue not moving or queue number not decreasing?
No worry, Lot of players getting same error when they want to enter in the game.
In this guide, we will explain why is queue not moving in Overwatch 2 and how to fix it.
Why Is Queue Not Moving In Overwatch 2?
If queue is not moving in Overwatch 2 means that Overwatch servers are full.
You need to wait for your queue number to access it.
There is no way to skip the queue because Overwatch 2 has limited numbers of players who can enter into the game.
Overwatch 2 game can handle only limited number of traffic.
After that all players who are trying to join the game will be places in queue.
Lot of players reporting issue on Twitter & Reddit:
“20k queue, and not moving an inch? not sure what the deal is, been in queue for 10 mins and it literally has not moved at all.”
“I know but queues move, this one isnt moving at all, still has not moved in about 15 minutes now, still exactly 20k. This queue is not functioning.”
“I’ve been in queue for over an hour now. Only fluctuated between 2k and 4k in queue. I have no idea if anyone is actually playing the game on console in EU?!”
How To Fix “Queue Not Moving” In Overwatch 2?
To Fix “Queue not moving” In Overwatch 2, Try to change the server/ region or contact support team.
Suppose you are in Europe region, Try to change to America or Asia one by one.
Steps to change server in Overwatch 2:
- First Exit the Overwatch 2 game
- Now, Launch Battle.net and select “Overwatch 2”
- Tap on the globe icon
- Now, Change your region (E.g from Europe to America).
- Again, Launch Overwatch 2
Try to change few server and see if you able to enter into the game.
Otherwise, just wait in the queue till your queue number come.
There is no other way to skip the queue.
You can also connect with support team also: https://us.battle.net/support/en/games/overwatch
Blizzard Provided updated in their website regarding Queue Issues, Server Crashes, and Stability:
“Login queues, server crashes, and stability problems are intertwined, so we’ll talk about them together. Players may have been seeing their queue numbers jumping around, going from a small number to a larger number. This is due to there being two queues for players—one through Battle.net, then one through the game itself. This process is usually invisible to players, but was being seen in real time. We have made changes to simplify the queuing process, so players should now only be experiencing the one queue before entering the game.”
“There are several areas where we’re working to improve stability. Today we’ve patched a server that is critical to the login experience, and this change has increased login reliability. Beyond queues, we’re in progress with another server update that will reduce the occurrences of players being disconnected once they’re already in game.”
“Finally, the player database is being overloaded, which cascades and causes a backup in the login system, which eventually leads to some people being dropped out of queues or being unable to log in at all.”
“We’re continuing to add nodes to ease the pressure on the player database. The process of adding nodes requires replication of data, which inherently adds pressure to an already stressed system, so we’re doing it slowly to not cause any further disruption as devs and engineers work through separate issues. We are also currently throttling queues in order to protect the player database as much as we can while we scale—this feels bad in the short-term, but once it’s done, will greatly improve the experience for players across multiple fronts moving forward.”