Blizzard Set to Unveil New Overwatch Animated Short: Dragons

Blizzard Entertainment is set to unveil a new animated short centered around Overwatch characters Hanzo and Genji.  


Blizzard states:

With every death comes honor. With honor, redemption.

Discover the story behind one of Overwatch’s biggest rivalries in our third animated short: Dragons.

Dragons explores the history of conflict between the scions of the Shimada clan: Hanzo and Genji. In this episode, we follow Hanzo as he returns to the siblings’ family home in Hanamura once again to seek redemption . . . only this time, he finds himself confronted by the ghosts of the past.

The animation is set to air on at 10:00am PST /1:00pm EST on  Monday, May 16.

Overwatch launches on May 24 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.  An Overwatch: Origins Edition is available to pre-purchase which will net you the game plus five exclusive Origin Edition skins on top of other digital goods for all of Blizzard’s games.

You can watch all of the other animated shorts for Overwatch as well as additional gameplay footage here

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