As you may recall, Blizzard introduced it would be switching the name McCree – the well-liked cowboy gunslinger in its crew-primarily based to start with-individual shooter, Overwatch.
In case you skipped the primary announcement, the character was named after just one of the now ex-staff joined to the the latest harassment and discrimination lawsuit – introduced from Activision Blizzard by the condition of California.
So, what is McCree’s new title? It’s now Cole Cassidy. Here’s the full backstory:
“The 1st thing a renegade loses is their name, and this a single gave up his a prolonged time in the past.
Working from his previous meant operating from himself, and each passing yr only widened the divide concerning who he experienced been and what he had grow to be. But in each individual cowboy’s existence there will come a time when he has to stop and make a stand.
To make this new Overwatch greater – to make matters suitable – he experienced to be honest with his workforce and himself. The cowboy he was rode into the sunset, and Cole Cassidy confronted the environment at dawn.”
As part of this, Blizzard will be offering all gamers with a no cost BattleTag title change:
As famous over, the new name Chilly Cassidy will be included to Overwatch up coming week on 26th Oct, and it will clearly have above to the approaching launch, Overwatch 2.
You can find out extra about this name alter in our earlier story: