An unfinished model of what seems to be the cinematic for Overwatch 2’s upcoming assist hero has leaked onto YouTube.
YouTube consumer Kuriboh cervantes (opens in new tab) (who says they don’t seem to be affiliated with Blizzard) uploaded an unfinished Spanish model of the cinematic which seems to be genuine. Many scenes within the cinematic are in-progress renders with what appears to be non-final voice appearing and sounds. The video is titled “Kiriko Overwatch 2 leaked brief”, which traces up with the hero title additionally utilized in a now-removed itemizing (opens in new tab) for the sport’s Watchpoint Pack earlier this week.
In it, we see the green-haired Kiriko conflict with the Hashimoto clan, the sport’s model of the Yakuza, which was launched in a narrative weblog publish (opens in new tab) final yr. She assaults them with two knives and appears to have the ability to use therapeutic powers. She additionally seems to teleport freely across the house, which might point out a Moira-like escape skill. Close to the top of the brief, she summons ghostly blue torii gates that seem to strengthen and pace up Kiriko and her allies—which resembles the type of energy you’d see in an final skill.
Blizzard teased (opens in new tab) a fox hero on the tail finish of its Overwatch 2 launch date trailer in the course of the Microsoft & Bethesda showcase in June. And on the finish of its second beta, the studio despatched out an encoded message (opens in new tab) that learn: “what does the fox say”.
Kiriko would be the recreation’s thirty fifth hero and, if the leaks are true, is likely to be locked behind a free battle go tier. Blizzard has plans to launch three to 4 new heroes (opens in new tab) and maps yearly, alternating between each with nine-week seasons.
Overwatch 2 will launch on October 4.