Overwatch New Character Coming Soon

Overwatch has been out for a little while now and Blizzard has teased some information regarding an upcoming new character. On the official Overwatch twitter account this image was teased:

New Character

[ARCHIVE] Communications Records of Ziegler, A. – Overwatch File 00231 – Security Classification: CONFIDENTIAL – @PlayOverwatch                                                        

In Blizzard fashion, not much information is given, however we do know the characters codename is “Sombra”. Alongside the release of the blueprint is speculation that Sombra will be a Sniper/Healer, who is capable of healing from a distance.

Comic-Con New Character Reveal?

With Comic – Con on the near horizon, a Overwatch panel description points to the potential unveiling of the new character:

Blizzard developers James Waugh (director of story & creative development), Michael Chu (senior designer, Overwatch), and Arnold Tsang (assistant art director, Overwatch) present a behind-the-scenes look into the creative process of developing the art, design, and story for Overwatch’s newest hero. Q&A session moderated by Kim Phan (senior manager, esports).

It remains to be seen if this will actually happen, signs are pointing towards Sombra being showcased. The panel is set to take place on July 21st.

Do you think Sombra is coming? Let me know in the Pit below?


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