Overwatch 2 PC shutting down or restarting – How To Fix

Watch out for this Overwatch 2 issue.

Overwatch 2 has had a shaken launch, with numerous bugs and issues appearing on launch day and the days that followed. Many of these issues have been addressed by Blizzard, but one that is becoming problematic for players is their PCs shutting down or restarting. This may leave you wondering how to fix Overwatch 2 making your PC restart or shut down.

How to fix your PC shutting down or restarting while playing Overwatch 2

Unfortunately, there doesn't seem to be a real fix for Overwatch 2, causing your PC to shut down or restart. Blizzard is aware of the issue and looking for a solution. They also encourage users to post their issues in the official forums.

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Some users cite their antivirus or CPU Temp as the cause of the issue, but we don't know for sure what is causing Overwatch 2 to shut down or restart players' PCs. We recommend contacting Blizzard support and checking the forums.

In the meantime, make sure your copy of Overwatch 2 is up to date and verify your drivers are also updated. This may provide some small help while Blizzard investigates this issue.

For more information on Overwatch, check out How to play Kiriko in Overwatch 2 – Abilities and Tips and How To Fix Blurry Graphics Bug in Overwatch 2 on Pro Game Guides.

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