It has been one thing of a firestorm of reports this yr geared toward Activision Blizzard with the blunt of that coming down on the Blizzard aspect of issues. From lawsuits, to investigations, to the letting go of key workers within the wake of every thing, it’s been one thing of a seismic shift for the corporate, a minimum of on the PR aspect of issues. Even the video games themselves have been caught within the crossfire. Now one occasion of that may be a identify change from one of many characters in Overwatch.
It was revealed earlier within the yr that McCree could be getting a reputation change. In case you’re unaware, McCree was named after a former worker who was certainly one of many concerned within the numerous allegations of Blizzard’s work tradition. Now we all know that identify might be Cole Cassidy. As you’ll be able to see from the official Twitter beneath, apparently the in-game motive for the change might be that McCree was all the time an alias, and Cole Cassidy is the gunslinger’s actual identify.
Overwatch is obtainable now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Swap and PC. Overwatch 2 is presently in growth for a similar programs with rumors acknowledged that the corporate is aiming to launch the sport someday in Q2 2022.
Meet Cole Cassidy.
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