With a new Overwatch event comes new skins, and the new outfits for the Summer Games are pretty dope.
Tagged With widowmaker
After years of licensing third parties to create expensive statues and replicas based on its hit video game properties, Blizzard's taking high-end collectibles in house. Blizzard Collectibles kicks off with an array of existing pieces, joined by one hell of a rendition of Overwatch's spidery sniper.
Kephrii is a competitive Overwatch player known for being one of the best Widowmakers in the world. Last weekend, he hopped into a match where he found another Widowmaker player also using the handle Kephrii -- and that player happened to be a hacker.
Snipers have a bad reputation: The class is infamous for standing back and picking off kills, all without contributing to the match objective. In Overwatch, that sniper stigma means that players consider heroes like Widowmaker and Hanzo to be nonviable competitively. For some players, straying from that norm often turns ugly.
Overwatch's holiday event, Winter Wonderland, started yesterday, and with it came new character skins and emotes. Widowmaker's addition is a highlight intro in which she holds mistletoe over her head, then punches the viewer in the throat and steps on them. The fandom is having a moment with this.
The only thing better than Overwatch cosplay is Overwatch skin cosplay.
The first bit of Pixar-quality Overwatch animation from Blizzard was touching. The second is downright chilling.