There is a possibility that an Overwatch hero will permanently die in the Overwatch lore, according to game director Jeff Kaplan.
Imagine how insane an overwatch feature film would be where they killed off characters and it was reflected in game— Daniel Yount (@dyountmusic) March 21, 2018
The Overwatch team at Blizzard has spoken about killing off characters in the story, Jeff Kaplan revealed in an interview with Kotaku. "
Blizzard launched this year's Archives event, which included a dark, Blackwatch brawl titled Retribution. It is a limited time event that runs until April 30. In addition to eight new skins, fans have a limited amount of time to unlock new voice lines and sprays. Retribution gradually adds more in-game interactions the more players participate in the event.
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