During its annual BlizzCon event, moments after revealing Diablo 4, Blizzard announced a sequel to its incredibly successful team shooter Overwatch. It doesn’t seem to include a story campaign as fans hoped, but the developers revealed that Overwatch 2 will feature PvE missions. Players will be able to fight against computer-controlled enemies in a multiplayer that builds on the lore established in the beloved animated shorts. Blizzard created a new 8-minute cinematic just for the announcement:
Blizzard also announced some brand new characters, including Sojourn, its first black female hero.
Plus, pretty much everything from the original title carries over. Here’s a look at some gameplay from the sequel.
Plenty to whet the appetite of fans of the franchise, and likely enough to bring a lot of new players aboard.