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Overwatch Has Had A Black Female Character ‘In Development’ For Four Years

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Overwatch Has Had A Black Female Character ‘In Development’ For Four Years

By Gita Jackson via https://kotaku.com

During a livestream last week, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan revealed that the team has actually had a black female character that’s been part of the game’s lore since around 2014. Fans are wondering why she still isn’t playable.

Last week, Overwatch streamer Fareeha held a stream at Blizzard HQ, during which Kaplan dropped in. During the stream, he explained some of the characters’ origins. You can watch that part of the stream below at about an hour and ten minutes in.

“[We had] the concept for Hammond before Overwatch was even released,” he said, explaining how long ago the Overwatch team had come  …

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