Overwatch characters are coming to World of Warcraft – form of.
Overwatch may be very positively a giant deal, and assuming Blizzard doesn’t shock us by dropping the ball its sci-fi universe will stand alongside different basic settings like Warcraft, StarCraft and Diablo. Overwatch characters turning up in Heroes of the Storm is proof sufficient that Blizzard considers it a part of the household.
Outside of Heroes of the Storm’s world-crossing stylings, it’s more durable for Blizzard groups to discover a approach to acknowledge their profitable stablemate Overwatch – nevertheless it appears just like the World of Warcraft: Legion crew have it sorted.
Over on the World of Warcraft PTR, WoWhead has turned up three parodies of Overwatch characters – Hudson, Dupress and Stuffshrew – within the upcoming Brawler’s Guild, and by knowledge mining, discovered what appear to be 4 extra coming at a later date.
“Hudson, a tribute to the gorilla Winston, puts up Barrier Projector and fires Tesla Cannon and Jump Pack,” in accordance with the location’s report.
“Dupree, a tribute to the cowboy McCree, casts High Noon. Stuffshrew, a tribute to Junkrat, casts Maniacal Laugh.”
You can see the three Overwatch tributes on the finish of the World of Warcraft PTR video embedded above, and look out for the opposite “Ogrewatch” bosses quickly: Blinker (Tracer), Boargut (Roadhog), Render (Reaper) and Steingardt (Rhinehardt).