We first acquired phrase that Kanezaka was heading to Overwatch final month, by way of recreation director Jeff Kaplan’s developer replace. Very similar to Hanamura Fortress, this new map is about inside Tokyo, Japan however as an alternative of the standard 6v6 fights, Kanezaka gives a free-for-all deathmatch as an alternative. After a number of weeks of ready, it is now gone reside for all gamers.
As is customary with these updates, Blizzard have additionally included a “Kanezaka Problem”, centered round Hanzo. Getting every reward requires gamers to win 9 video games between fast play, arcade or aggressive modes, on this order:
- three wins – Pagoda Participant Icon
- 6 wins – Yōkai Spray
- 9 wins – Hanzo’s Kyogisha Epic Pores and skin.
Talking additional in that developer replace, Jeff Kaplan confirmed Kanezaka consists of loads of “contextual storytelling”, and Hanamura Fortress is seen from town streets. Including additional to this, he additionally revealed that it features a few hyperlinks to Overwatch 2 by way of a number of easter eggs, a recreation we all know can also be confirmed for Change launch.
It is more likely to be one of many final main updates earlier than Overwatch 2 arrives. Jeff has beforehand confirmed we’ll be getting additional information in regards to the anticipated sequel at Blizzcon On-line, which takes place on February 19th-20th.
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