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Overwatch: Blizzard Shows Abandoned Hero Concepts

Overwatch: Blizzard Shows Abandoned Hero Concepts
From IGN - November 6, 2017
By Alex Osborn

Today a BlizzCon 2017, the Overwatch team shared a bunch of concept art and gameplay images, as well as a few details about the origins of its massively popular hero shooter.

As Blizzard has discussed in the past, Overwatch was born after the cancellation of its MMO project Titan. Interestingly enough, before coming up with the idea for Overwatch, the studio had an idea for a StarCraft game.

Check out the slideshow above for a look at some concept art for early character and ability ideas, in-development gameplay footage as the Overwatch team fleshed out the game's overall design, and much more.

Most notably, Blizzard showed off the often-rumored Jetpack Cat character, which has been discussed by the team for a while but had not previously been shown.

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