Blizzard Shares Rare Footage Of Overwatch In Early Development

The birth of a giant.

It’s not often that we get to see under the hood of our favourite AAA games, especially when it comes to Blizzard’s own stable of massively popular titles. Therefore it was a bit of a surprise to see director Jeff Kaplan pull back the curtain on Overwatch at this year’s Blizzcon, giving fans a intricate look at how the incredible online shooter was put together.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH0GsOKZHMQ

The first clip, taken from September 2013, looks almost unrecognisable though it took just months for Overwatch to start coming together. It’s a great watch and one that covers early builds of maps while delving into character abilities and how they were playtested.

Source: YouTube (OgreJoe)

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