It’s been a prolonged time given Blizzard Entertainment expelled an charcterised brief set in a Overwatch universe. Rest positive that a organisation hasn’t deserted a medium, executive Jeff Kaplan pronounced during a New York City press eventuality this week: More shorts are now in a works.
“The charcterised shorts are substantially a thing that we have a many fun making,” he explained. “We unequivocally adore operative with a animation organisation and digging out a stories not tied to any constraints of gameplay — we can tell any stories we want.
“We devise to tell some-more of those. We’re tough during work on some-more of those.”
Although a brief starring Sombra premiered during BlizzCon 2016, Kaplan pronounced he considers a initial “season” of Overwatch animated shorts to have finished with “The Last Bastion.” That touching brief premiered during Gamescom last August, exploring a start story of a friendly robot.
Four prior shorts starred Winston, Widowmaker, Tracer, Hanzo, Genji and Soldier: 76. The array serves to lower Overwatch’s science and roster, that fans appreciate. Numerous other heroes have still not been tapped for a format — a good adequate reason to launch a second deteriorate of shorts.
“They take a prolonged time,” Kaplan told Polygon. “We consider of them as in seasons. That’s how we speak about them internally. So a initial deteriorate started with ‘Recall’ [the Winston short] and finished with ‘The Last Bastion.’”
There’s no calendar for deteriorate two’s debut, nonetheless Kaplan pronounced that it’s “making good progress.” The executive pronounced that characters like Pharah are destined for some-more spotlight in a entrance months, so here’s anticipating she and a rest of a expel get to star on a small-screen someday soon.