In a developer replace immediately, Overwatch sport director Jeff Kaplan shed a bit of sunshine on the sport’s upcoming content material schedule. Particularly, Kaplan mentioned that the following Overwatch hero can be arriving a bit later than anticipated.
Since its launch, Overwatch has launched new heroes and held seasonal occasions at a reasonably common schedule. Heroes have sometimes arrived in March, July, and November of every yr, which implies that the following hero (quantity 31 for these of you counting) ought to be anticipated someday this month. Nonetheless Kaplan mentioned that whereas the following hero is certainly in improvement, he (Kaplan emphasised that pronoun, giving us our first clue in regards to the hero) can be exhibiting up a bit later than anticipated.
“He’ll be right here quickly sufficient, so don’t be concerned,” Kaplan mentioned. “We predict a little bit bit of additional time goes to make the hero much more superior.”
On the identical time, Kaplan mentioned that the upcoming Summer season Video games seasonal occasion will really arrive ahead of anticipated (in years previous the video games have occurred in August).
Kaplan additionally talked about just a few new options, specifically expanded subtitles in addition to new computerized cheat detection programs. That final bit is at the moment being examined on the Overwatch PTR, and will be anticipated to hit the dwell servers quickly.