With Gamescom underway, Overwatch appears to be getting a few upcoming announcements.
Overwatch isn’t just getting a new animated short. On August 21st, the Overwatch Twitter posted a Tweet revealing an upcoming collaboration with Lego, bringing fans a new line of toys based around the game’s iconic heroes.
The Tweet embedded a video, which teased a total of six playable characters.
Thus far, the video has revealed Mercy, Genji, McCree, Soldier 76, Ana, and one other hero as upcoming figures in the line.
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) August 21, 2018
Those aren’t the only toys the franchise will see, either: Overwatch has likewise partnered with Hasbro to bring a line of NERF toys to the market, as well.
On top of this, Blizzard has announced an apparel line through Uniqlo, bringing Overwatch-themed clothing to the masses alongside some of the company’s other titles. Games like Diablo and Starcraft were also mentioned as being part of the project.
It’s a good time to be a gamer. With a wide array of upcoming merchandise, Blizzard fans will have to make room in their budget to fit their gaming fancies.
Gamescom is taking place in Cologne, Germany, from August 21st - 25th. Fans can catch the action on Gamescom’s official Twitch channel. Be sure to check it out for Blizzard’s upcoming content announcements and more!