Blizzard To Reveal Overwatch LGBT Character Soon

By   /   Nov 9, 2016
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Overwatch has been a quite successful first-person multiplayer shooter. Part of the reason for the game’s success is its diverse characters with unique personalities. While Blizzard Entertainment has already announced that LGBT character will be added to the game, the developer has assured fans that they have not forgotten about it.

During the Overwatch Q&A panel at Blizzcon 2016, Lead Writer Michael Chu assured fans that the creative team has not forgotten about the inclusion of LGBT characters to the game’s roster.

We definitely haven’t forgotten about what we said. Like we said, it’s very important for us to have diversity and inclusiveness of all types and that includes LGBT characters. There are definitely LGBT heroes – that’s multiple heroes – it’s a decision that we make when we’re developing these characters early on.

He further added that he does not want the stories for these characters to just feel romantic, but the devs are trying to make familial relationships and stuff like that.

We do feel strongly that we want these stories about character’s relationships – not just romantic, but familial relationships and stuff like that – come out in the course of stories that we feel really do them justice.

He also revealed that a new story is coming soon, and by that, he means soon not “Blizzard(tm) soon”.

But that said, I can say that we do have a story coming up soon – and that’s not ‘Blizzard(tm) soon,’ it’s actually soon – that will address this. And just to reiterate, it is absolutely something that’s important to us.

Blizzard has also revealed the much rumored Overwatch character Sombra, and those fans who were looking for clues for Sombra’s existence can now rest.

Overwatch is a first person multiplayer shooter developed by Blizzard Entertainment for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Source: Jstationx

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