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.
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!