3 Reasons you think your supports suck in Overwatch 2 (and why you’re wrong)

Katelyn Burns
5 min readOct 31, 2022
A screenshot of when I hit Plat 1 on support in OW2

With the launch of Overwatch 2 and the game’s new 5 vs 5 format, many words have been written on the various platforms of the internet complaining about the support role. From DPS Moiras to the ever present misogyny against Mercy players, everyone seems to have a bad take on the current state of support in the new version of the game.

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Katelyn Burns

Political journalist. The first openly trans Capitol Hill reporter in US history. Writing about more than just trans issues. Follow her on Twitter @transscribe