Observation 2 Lose 90 pieces, still under development, with abandon Jeff Kaplan, The Director The historical is already from the first chapter in which the intention was announced Leave a blizzard In these hours.
Kaplan single-handedly said: ‘I’m leaving Blizzard Entertainment after a great 19 years’ Official press release, “It was really the honor of life to have the opportunity to create worlds and heroes for a passionate audience. I want to express my deep gratitude and appreciation to Blizzard for supporting our games, teams, and our players. But I also want to give special thanks to the wonderful developers who have shared the journey with me. You never settle for the world as it is. Always try to see what it could become. Hope you keep doing it. “
Hence the development of Overwatch 2 is entrusted with it Aaron Keeler, Another major character in the first Overwatch and longtime developer within Blizzard, who would subsequently become the director of the second chapter. Keeler also spoke of his former colleague in an official call: “Jeff was a great leader, mentor, and friend, and he knows how much we miss him. I’ve been fortunate to work with him and the rest of the Overwatch team for many years, building something that continues to inspire people around the world and it is an honor to carry Torch forward. “
Keeler has also made clear how much he loves Overwatch and wanted to define that developing the first and Overwatch 2 is still great work as one team It is not a “single point of view”, to show how a change of director should not affect the development of the new class.
According to the new director, lo Development di Overwatch 2 ‘Go on at a great pace’ And the team has “exciting presentations planned for this year and beyond. We’ll be sharing.” More frequent updates About Overwatch 2’s progress and new features in the game with you all.
There is still no release date for the new chapter, while Sojourn, the new character, was introduced during Blizzcon 2021. More information was obtained on that occasion and can be found summarized in BlizzConline 2021 preview by Christian Colli.