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Who formed Overwatch in lore?

the United Nations

Overwatch was founded 30 years before the present day by the United Nations with aims of stopping the Omnics and putting an end to the Omnic Crisis.

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What years are in Overwatch lore?

The present-day events of Overwatch are around 60 years after 2014-2016, and thus are around the year 2074-2076.

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Where do I read Overwatch lore?

A proper lore database is now accessible directly in the game itself so here's a rundown on how it all works. Blizzard There's plenty of Overwatch lore just waiting to be read at Winston's new command center.

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What is Sigma lore Overwatch?

Brilliant astrophysicist Dr. Siebren de Kuiper's life changed forever when an experiment gone wrong gave him the ability to control gravity; now, Talon manipulates him to their own ends. Tank heroes soak up damage and shatter fortified positions, like closely grouped enemies and narrow chokepoints.

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Why was Overwatch shut down in lore?

An argument between the two at Overwatch's headquarters in Switzerland ends in an explosion, after which both are presumed dead. After these events, the UN signed the Petras Act, outlawing any further activity by Overwatch. As any other action would be deemed illegal, Overwatch disbanded.

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Who has the saddest lore in Overwatch?

Out of all the characters' backstories in Overwatch, though, the following five are the most tragic.

  1. 1 Winston.
  2. 2 Widowmaker. ...
  3. 3 Reaper. ...
  4. 4 Mei. ...
  5. 5 Genji. Genji's tragic backstory was touched on in the Dragons animated short. ...

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Who is the oldest in Overwatch?


Who's the oldest Overwatch 2 character? The oldest Hero in Overwatch 2 is Sigma, with an age of 64, just edging it over Tank Reinhardt, who is one of the original characters.

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How old is Sigma?

62 years old

Sigma is the oldest playable character in the game, being 62 years old.

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What is the saddest lore in Overwatch?

Widowmaker has arguably the most tragic backstory out of all the heroes. Formerly the wife of an Overwatch agent, Amélie Lacroix cared only for her husband and ballet.

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Does the first Overwatch still exist?

Unfortunately, it's out with the old and in with the new. Prior to the release of the sequel, Blizzard Entertainment shut down all Overwatch 1 servers.

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