Recently, a number of tipsters on the Internet said that the Overwatch 2 beta version may be announced in the next few weeks and will be released in March this year.
YouTuber Worst Sombra said that Blizzard recently invited a number of Overwatch content creators to a secret meeting, and everyone signed a non-disclosure agreement. It is reported that the content of the meeting involves the beta version of Overwatch 2.
OW2 Beta is very likely releasing / being announced in about 3 weeks. Router update for some game services like battle net included an update for overwatch with _demo in it, or something similar.
Someone on the forums provided evidence as well.
Expect big news soon (imo)
— Fire (@FireTheGull) January 31, 2022
The leaker FireTheGull also said that the Overwatch 2 beta version is likely to be released in the next 3 weeks. Recently, some netizens discovered that the Battle.net server update contains files related to the beta version of Overwatch 2.
Although the above news has not been confirmed, the OWL 2022 season will use the early version of Overwatch 2, and the next season is scheduled to start in April, so the release of the Overwatch 2 beta in March fits the timeline.