Overwatch 2 had a smaller presence at BlizzConline than a few of Blizzard Leisure’s different video games — partially as a result of the sport remains to be a good distance off — however the Overwatch group didn’t present up empty handed. Through the present, Blizzard gave a behind-the-scenes have a look at the sequel to Overwatch, together with new seems to be for that recreation’s heroes and villains.
Blizzard highlighted design overhauls for 4 characters: McCree, Pharah, Reaper, and Widowmaker. In some circumstances, the modifications aren’t notably drastic; McCree nonetheless has his signature cowboy hat and serape, however he, like different Overwatch 2 characters, has a barely extra technical look to him. Oh, and his beard’s a bit longer — everybody’s beards are longer, apparently.
After which there’s Widowmaker. As you may see within the gallery under, Blizzard tried a couple of extra dramatic seems to be for the sniper. Blizzard in the end went with one thing a bit extra “cyberpunk,” based on lead character idea artist Arnold Tsang.
Widowmaker’s additionally sporting a braid now … and a few questionable armor plating.
Pharah retains her full physique armor, however has a extra translucent visor to indicate extra emotion, Tsang mentioned, and a bit extra white in her shade scheme. As for Reaper, he retains the identical silhouette and edgelord fashion, however now has a extra silver to his look. However in any other case, the heroes and villains in Overwatch 2 retain many components of their authentic designs.
Overwatch 2 doesn’t but have a launch date, however Activision Blizzard mentioned to not count on the sport in 2021.