Blizzard Announces Overwatch at Blizzcon 2014

Posted on November 7, 2014 by
Blizzard Announces Overwatch at Blizzcon 2014

Overwatch Announcement Trailer

At Blizzcon 2014 today (November 7, 2014), Blizzard announced its new game, Overwatch. The game is a team-based shooter and a new IP for the studio. Overwatch does use some portions of the canceled Titan, but is a completely new game. Four of the characters in the game are detailed in the press release. Tracer is a former British test pilot, Reinhardt is a battle-hardened German soldier, Hanzo is a Japanese mercenary that uses a bow, and Symmetra is an Indian architech.

Overwatch Gameplay Video

"Overwatch is our take on a vibrant, near-future universe with amped-up characters and action-packed team-based gameplay," saidMike Morhaime, CEO and cofounder of Blizzard Entertainment. "With every new Blizzard game, we look at our favorite aspects of a genre and put our own spin on things. Our goal with Overwatch is to create an awesome FPS experience that's more accessible to a much wider audience while delivering the action and depth that shooter fans love."

Via: Kotaku