Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Blizzard officially renames Overwatch’s McCree

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As you may remember, Blizzard has announced that it will rename McCree, a popular cowboy gunman in team-based first-person shooters. Overwatch..

In case you miss it, the character’s original name was named after one of the current ex-employees involved in recent harassment and discrimination proceedings-to Activision Blizzard by California. It was raised against.

So what’s McCree’s new name? Now known as Cole Cassidy. This is the complete inside story:

“The first thing the rebels lose is their name, and this gave him up long ago.

Escaping from his past meant escaping from himself, and with each passing year he only widened the gap between who he was and what he became. But in the life of every cowboy, there will come a time when he has to stop and stop.

To make this new Overwatch better-to get things right-he had to be honest with his team and himself. The cowboy he rode at sunset, and Cole Cassidy, faced the world at dawn. “

As part of this, Blizzard will offer free battle tag renaming to all players.

As mentioned above, the new name Cold Cassidy will be added to Overwatch on October 26th next week and will obviously be carried over to Overwatch 2 in the next release.

You can learn more about this renaming in the previous story.