Overwatch 2 teams up with Cowboy Bebop

Posted on March 8, 2024

In a surprising announcement, Overwatch 2 has unveiled its upcoming collaboration with the beloved anime series, Cowboy Bebop. Set to launch in-game on 13 March 2024 across all platforms, a wave of Cowboy Bebop-inspired content is coming, including skins, emotes, highlight intros, and even music from the iconic series.

You can look forward to unlocking Legendary skins such as the Spike Spiegel Cassidy, Faye Valentine Ashe, Jet Black Mauga, and Ed Sombra, among others. Notably, the Ein Wreckingball skin will be available to all players for free. The full lineup of skins will be revealed on 12 March, just before the event kicks off in-game.

Aimee Dennett, Overwatch 2 Associate Director, expressed the team’s enthusiasm, stating, “We’re honoured to be collaborating with one of the most respected anime series of all time in Cowboy Bebop… This collaboration is a wonderful way to pay homage to the legendary stories, art, animation, and music of the Cowboy Bebop series. We hope its fans and our players have as much fun with what we’re bringing to Overwatch 2 as we did in creating it.”

In the wake of community reception of Overwatch 2, this collaboration is seen as a potential bright spot for fans. With the Cowboy Bebop collaboration set to hit screens on 13 March, you can gear up for a fusion of two beloved worlds in this exciting new adventure.