Overwatch 2 Anime-style Short Shows the Beginning of Overwatch & the Omnic Crisis

Published: July 13, 2023 12:24 PM /


Ovrwatch 2 - the Members of the Original Overwatch

Today Blizzard Entertainment premiered another Overwatch 2 anime-style short titled Genesis Part Two: Innocence

The animated short is the second episode of a series started last week, focusing on the story of Aurora and the origin of the Omnics. Then we take a look at the Omnic crisis and the beginning of the Overwatch team. This includes members that are active and some who are gone.

If you jumped into the franchise with Overwatch 2, it's certainly nice to get a new animated look at the history behind it and at younger versions of its popular heroes. On top of that, this serves as a background for the story-focused missions coming Season 6 and hopefully beyond. 

You can watch the video below and enjoy the animation. 

Overwatch 2, which is currently in its season 5, is available for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. It's free-to-play, so you can try it out without a purchase, but, of course, it has plenty of optional microtransactions to draw revenue from. 

Incidentally, a few weeks ago Blizzard Entertainment has revealed the roadmap including season 7 and beyond, so we already have a partial idea of what further seasons will entail. Season 6 will bring some story content, which was detailed in a recent video


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