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Is there a max level I can hit after a certain point in Overwatch? I know some players have been saying there is no level cap, but it seems like there are certain icons that get upgraded as you level up.

What is the level cap in Overwatch?

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There is no level cap.

There is a level exp cap, that scales until you hit level 20:

Current Level XP needed for next level
Level 1 1500
Level 2 3000
Level 3 4500
Level 4 6000
Level 5 7500
Level 6 8500
Level 7 9500
Level 8 10500
Level 9 11500
Level 10 12500
Level 11 13500
Level 12 14500
Level 13 15500
Level 14 16500
Level 15 17500
Level 16 18500
Level 17 19000
Level 18 19500
Level 19 20000

As of a recent update, every level past level 20 now only requires 20,000 exp to reach the next rank, and this is consistent even after "prestiging". So once you hit Level 100, then reset back to level 1, but with a new prestige border icon, you will still need 20k exp to get to the next level, and so on.

New portrait borders are given every 10 levels, starting at 1, 11, 21, 31, etc.

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After you hit level 100, you "prestige" and reset your level to 1, but gain a new portrait border. This happens every time you hit level 100 again.

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At level 1890, or approximately your 18th "prestige" and at level 90, you will finally gain the last portrait border which appears gold and although you can continue prestiging over and over again your profile border will no longer change.

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    overwatch.wiki.fextralife.com/Progression+System it seems you like posting and answering questions that are addressed in the wiki too – Dragonrage May 3 '16 at 17:41
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    This answer has additional information not in that wiki article, including everything regarding prestige. – DCShannon Jun 5 '16 at 9:54
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    The levels are actually wrong, you get the new portaits at 11, 21,31, etc. Not 10, 20 ,30 – Mayshar Jun 6 '16 at 18:27
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    When you reset to level 1 does exp needed to get to the next level reset as well? – Graph Theory Jun 15 '16 at 22:46
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    @txteclipse Yeah it does. Faster loot boxes :) – user3057557 Jun 18 '16 at 20:01

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