Blizzard is notorious for hinting at the lore in the game of Overwatch, alongside giving teasers before officially announcing the new characters. Now that we’re coming up on character #27, new hints have been revealed.
In the few days, Blizzard has be periodically been tweeting pictures hinting at a new playable hero for Overwatch. The most recent picture was of an in-game sketching of some mace-like weapon.
“I'll knock some sense into you!” pic.twitter.com/WIg2xCQZ0h
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) February 26, 2018
Although Blizzard has yet release any details regarding this new character, many fan come up with theories speculating who this new hero could be. Some has theorized it to be Brigitte, daughter of the defense character Torbjörn, as a letter was released recently that mentions her.
[DECLASSIFIED] After-Action Report: Operation “WHITE DOME” pic.twitter.com/fvnUQQEFDC
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) February 23, 2018
Later, Blizzard shared out even more hints including:
“Last minute check! Everyone squared away?” pic.twitter.com/67cBBvIgzs
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) February 27, 2018
Even after two years, Overwatch is still popular enough to warrant addition content to the main game.This is an impressive feat, as many online shooters struggle to maintain relevance over long periods of time. It is a testament to Blizzard on how much they put effort into their games.
We’ll keep you informed as who the next character is, whether it is Brigitte or a jet-pack wearing cat.
Source – Eurogamer
Source – Overwatch Lore