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At Least 3 New Maps Likely Released this Year

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Jeff Kaplan took to the forums to talk about plans for new maps this year, and while he did mention at least 6 that are being worked on, 3 fit into the standard Quick Match and Competitive systems and are already in advanced testing stages, with 3 more presumably for the Arcade in earlier stages of development. The post came in reply to a user's question on whether only two maps a year, as we've gotten so far (Oasis and Eichenwalde), was enough to sustain the game in the long term.

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We currently have 3 maps in development, all past the initial playtesting phase that are "standard" maps (QP/Comp). While something could always change, all 3 of those are looking likely for a release this year.

We also have 3 non-standard maps in development (these won't go in QP/Comp).

We also have a few other experiments going on.

Hopefully this will satisfy some of what you're looking for. We want to play on these maps as badly as you guys do. We'll work as fast as we can!

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I applaud the Overwatch team for pushing as much content as they do.  We get new heroes, maps and modes on a fairly regular basis and that is awesome of them.

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On 4/28/2017 at 8:58 PM, Darkjester79 said:

I applaud the Overwatch team for pushing as much content as they do.  We get new heroes, maps and modes on a fairly regular basis and that is awesome of them.

Hero 25 should be coming soon too!

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