Blizzard is making an anime mini-series for Overwatch 2

An Overwatch 2 mini-series is on the way in which, confirmed by Blizzard this morning by way of its Overwatch Twitter account. The animated present will likely be simply three components lengthy and the primary a part of the collection is because of hit the airwaves on July 6. That’ll be subsequent Thursday when you’re keen to observe and see how issues shake out.

Whereas this isn’t fairly a TV present and doubtless not what followers envisioned once they started requesting one years in the past, it’s what Blizzard is giving them. The mini-series is formally known as Genesis, and can concentrate on a time interval from earlier than the struggle towards robots. People and AI dwelling in concord, with the “AI saving humanity” from its personal errors, the trailer says.

The transient 1-minute trailer showcases just a bit of what followers can count on when the primary episode goes stay. Which by the way in which has a runtime of simply over 5 minutes in line with the YouTube description. There’s a minimum of three important heroes included within the mini-series. Or a minimum of the primary episode. With glimpses at Reinhardt, Torbjörn, and Ana. There’s additionally an opportunity different heroes from the sport present up. However in the meanwhile there’s no hints as to who, or if the whole mini-series will function simply these three.

The Overwatch 2 mini-series is prone to be fairly brief

This most likely isn’t meant to be a full-blown present with lengthy episodes. It’s a mini-series, however even mini-series you is perhaps used to on TV or streaming companies have appreciable runtimes. With the primary episode lasting simply over 5 minutes, it appears possible that the others will likely be near or across the identical size.

And there’s simply three components, in order that’s about quarter-hour of animation to take pleasure in alongside the story. That being stated, the mini-series might be a approach for Blizzard to each hype up the upcoming co-op story missions and function a way to put down some backstory.

If the mini-series is fashionable although, possibly Blizzard will find yourself creating a correct collection down the highway. Cross your fingers.

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