If, "all the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players," as the Bard says, in the world of Overwatch those players are the various heroes that we play.
Coming out of approximately nowhere, Overwatch lead writer -- and Zork enthusiast -- Michael Chu decided to drop a new short story.
The Overwatch 2 announcement cinematic, Zero Hour crystallizes the new narrative of the Overwatch storyline going forward: namely, when faced against the overwhelming threat of an omnic invasion force, Winston jumps into the fight with only Tracer and Mei by his side.
Overwatch 2 has been rumored since June, there was a late leak to ESPN with lots of art and internal sourcing, and now we know for sure that Overwatch 2 is coming.
There's a lot we don't know about Overwatch's Echo, but if the leaks from ESPN are to be believed she may be joining the cast of Overwatch 2 when that game is announced next week at BlizzCon.
Want to catch up on Overwatch's expansive story? Here's a comprehensive guide to all lore columns, comics, and animated shorts.
We can’t all be heroes – and some of us were never meant to be.