Overwatch 2 introduced its creepy season seven, Rise of Darkness, in a teaser trailer on October 2. The full trailer will go reside on October 4, however, for now, followers ought to put together for a Diablo IV crossover.
The transient teaser retains the extent of the crossover near its chest, nevertheless it a minimum of confirms that Rise of Darkness will contain the Tristram Cathedral remaining level in Blizzard World, a map launched in 2018 that options completely different sections devoted to developer Blizzard’s myriad franchises. Humanoid Omnic bots hover among the many desolate brick, alongside which one among Diablo’s red portals has stretched open.
Hero Wrecking Ball’s sometimes chrome-colored shell rolls by, adorned in black, purple, and gold, which is extra suited to Diablo’s fireplace and brimstone. However the true showstopper is help character Moira, whose Lilith skin is a stylized model of the Diablo IV demoness’s instantly recognizable regalia. Moira ditches her typical cybergoth bodysuit to, like the unique Lilth, get topped with twisted goat horns, ridged, reptilian eyebrows, and black lipstick. Her normal black-and-purple coloration palette is retained, although, in a V-neck outfit topped with gnarled shoulder pads. In different phrases, as one Reddit commenter put it, she is “mothering laborious.”
Rise of Darkness leaks from Bulgarian streamer bogur additionally level to a battle move stocked with a brilliant uncommon Mythic pores and skin (this type of pores and skin has some customization choices together with coloration palettes and element variations, and unlocks in levels as you progress by the battle move) for the archer Hanzo, after which, some extra Halloween-appropriate appears to be like: a gothic Ghost Bride costume for Widowmaker and a Victorian Doll outfit for flying robotic Echo, topped with a blonde wig that individuals on Reddit have determined is not be mothering laborious, however you’ll be able to decide for your self. Every Overwatch 2 battle move prices $10, or 1,000 Overwatch Cash.
The upcoming season marks yet one more seemingly unlikely collaboration for Diablo, which not too long ago added Lilith and fallen angel Inarius to Name of Responsibility’s operator roster, and, in the summertime, joined forces with popstars Halsey and Suga (from BTS) to create a superbly nice “Diablo IV anthem.” At this price, I’m readying myself for the inevitability of a restricted version, Diablo IV, microbrewed IPA line. Overwatch, too, has had a current collaboration with One Punch Man in addition to a Star Wars-inspired occasion.
Overwatch 2 Season 7 drops on October 10.