How to Play ‘Overwatch 2’ Without a Phone Number

“Any Overwatch player with a connected account, which includes all players who have played since June 9, 2021, will not have to provide a phone number to play,” the developers wrote in a blog post detailing changes to the game following its launch.

Unfortunately, if you did not have a account before Overwatch 2, there is not a way to bypass this requirement, as the developers are using it as a way to prevent banned players and those who cheat from accessing the servers.