Following the departure of long-time Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan, followers have been involved about the way forward for the franchise, particularly Overwatch 2. In the present day, the sport’s new director, Aaron Keller, provided a fast developer replace to shed some gentle on when Blizzard plans to disclose extra in regards to the sequel forward of Overwatch’s fifth anniversary.
Versus additional discussing co-op and story, Keller says the following large information drop will elaborate on Overwatch 2’s PvP factor. On Could 20, Blizzard will host a livestream that includes each builders and Overwatch League groups the place they’ll play matches in Overwatch 2’s new maps. They’ll additionally dive into the adjustments coming to the sport’s PvP. Thrilling as that will sound, Keller makes positive to mood expectations by stating that the maps proven are very a lot a piece in progress. Blizzard plans to share extra in regards to the aggressive modes later within the 12 months. On Could 24, the Overwatch subreddit will host a developer AMA (Ask Me Something) centered on Overwatch’s growth over the past 5 years in addition to Overwatch 2’s progress.
In the event you’ve been impatiently ready for extra information on Overwatch 2, this replace may be music to your ears. Though I wouldn’t count on to listen to any phrase of a launch window, it’ll be good to see Overwatch 2 in motion and who is aware of what particulars might come out of the AMA. If nothing else, Blizzard might in all probability use a little bit of constructive information general. The corporate’s eSports division was not too long ago hit with layoffs, and its legal professionals have been choosing fights with Fox over a cartoon dog named Diablo. It’s been an odd time to be Blizzard, and arguably stranger to be a fan.
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