Despite Overwatch releasing back in 2015, Blizzard’s hero shooter is still kicking along with a huge fanbase thanks to constant free updates, characters, maps and events. Big things are on the horizon for Overwatch as well, with a sequel being announced during last year’s (2019) BlizzCon.
Overwatch 2 will feature full PvE modes, new heroes a new game mode and your obvious graphical enhancements that you would expect from a sequel. Aside from a brief cinematic trailer, however, we haven’t heard a great deal from this follow-up. As it turns out, we won’t have to wait too much longer to get some fresh info.
During a developer update regarding the new free-for-all map Kanezaka, the game’s director Jeff Kaplan mentioned that announcements regarding Overwatch 2 will be made in February of 2021 during BlizzCon Online. For obvious reasons, BlizzCon will not have a physical presence this time around, but it will still be streamable, so get keen to learn more about Overwatch 2 (and hopefully Diablo 4). Here is Kaplan’s dev update:
Game Director Jeff Kaplan discusses Overwatch's newest Free-For-All map, Kanezaka, and gives a quick end-of-year recap.
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) December 16, 2020
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Shoutout to IGN