Apparently, numerous Overwatch gamers aren’t completely satisfied the Legendary Skin given to Mei in the Winter Wonderland event.
No one likes Santa it appears. Bah Humbug and all that.
In a publish on the Overwatch forums addressing fan complaints (by way of reddit), sport director Jeff Kaplan stated the staff makes name on what it deems “cool” concerning character skins, and “based off of the community reaction,” it appears their “gauge was off.”
“Sorry you are disappointed with Mei’s winter skin,” he wrote. “We don’t have a selected rule for what makes one thing Legendary or Epic. We simply kind of make a intestine name primarily based off of what we predict is cool. Coolness could be very subjective, and primarily based off of the group response it looks as if our gauge was off on this one.
“Our reasoning for it being Legendary was that we utterly redid the visible results for Cryo-Freeze (we turned the ice block right into a snowman). We thought that was fairly particular and we had executed it particularly primarily based on group options from months in the past when folks have been speculating that we would have a winter occasion.
“Apparently, numerous folks don’t agree with us and that’s okay. It’s all good suggestions and we’re studying one thing for future occasions.”
If you’re unsure what the hubbub is about, many Overwatch gamers have been disappointment when Mei’s vacation pores and skin resembled nothing brief being recolored.
Kaplan stated for these involved Mei gained’t “get another Legendary for a long time,” can sit up for her getting “something pretty awesome” early subsequent 12 months.
“Apologies that our “cool meter” was off from yours on this one,” Kaplan stated. “We’ll try to align better on future content.”
In brief, in the event you aren’t too eager to spend your hard-earned credist on the Mei-rry Mei skin, a brand new one is on the way in which.
Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland occasion is occurring now and runs by way of January three.