Friday, September 17th, 2021

The new Overwatch 2 map includes a tribute to Jeff Kaplan


Blizzard’s latest “Overwatch 2” has more than one glitch feature, but two Jeff Kaplan (Jeff Kaplan) are added to the game’s new New York map. Wait, but Hawkeye fans found two tributes to Kaplan, the former director of “Overwatch 2”. Kaplan left last month after working at Blizzard for nearly 20 years, but now his legacy will always exist in Overwatch 2.As originally reported PolygonPay tribute to Kaplan on the map of New York in Overwatch 2. However, in order to understand these two tributes, you must be familiar with the fairly harmless tweets since 2017. Jeremy Craig, The former chief feature designer of “Overwatch” posted a photo of Kaplan on Twitter, holding a Starbucks coffee cup with “Jeph” written on it, as shown below.

Mark for nearly an hour and a half​​ Blizzard’s nearly four-hour live broadcast of Overwatch 2 PvP developers, The team showed the trailer for the map of New York for the first time. When it passed the subway, the camera panned past the coffee cup with the name “Jeph” written on it.

The next Kaplan tribute appears in the next scene of the preview-this is a pizzeria called “Jephs” Corner Pizza. You can check it out below.

As Polygon pointed out, it makes sense for Kaplan to pay tribute on the map of New York because he received a master’s degree from New York University. Who knows what other Kaplan tributes are hidden in Overwatch 2.

While waiting for the release of “Overwatch 2”, catch up with all the content announced in the developer live broadcast today, and then understand how PvP is no longer 6v6, but 5v5. Then check out this 5v5 New York map gameplay, and then watch the first video in the new Rome map of the game.

Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance news writer and guide producer for IGN.You can follow him Twitter @LeBlancWes.