Overwatch short story confirms that Soldier 76 is gay

09 January, 2019, 06:24 | Author: Sammy Rose
  • Overwatch short story confirms that Soldier 76 is gay

"They're very happy. I'm happy for him". While staying in an apartment that overlooked one of Hakim's safe houses, Jack shares with Ana a number of photos including one that shows Soldier: 76 with his then boyfriend Vincent.

Blizzard has released a new Overwatch short story called Bastet, which reveals a small piece of information confirming original roster-member Soldier 76 as an LGBTQ character.

Naturally, this being the internet, some social media users have complained that this is in some way "pandering" on the part of Blizzard, and that games shouldn't force this, that or the other into their content. Sexuality, politics, relatable real-life matters, etc.

Contenders is the second tier of competitive Overwatch, just one level of competition below the Overwatch League, whose teams manage a number of Contenders squads. Ana discovers a photo of a dark-haired man named Vincent and says: "Vincent..." "Vincent deserved a happier life than the one I could give him".

"Vincent... I haven't thought about him in years", Ana said. We both knew that I could never put anything above my duty. That's a total of eight new rewards on offer, all inspired by the new "Bastet" short story that debuted on Monday. "That's the sacrifice I made".

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Despite implications, the new short story doesn't outright state that Soldier: 76 is gay.

In a thread on /r/CompetitiveOverwatch, user solidus_snake speculated that Blizzard wasn't concerned about Contenders viewership because "they primarily want casual viewers watching OWL". Zippy dual pistol wielder Lena "Tracer" Oxton was revealed as gay in the December 2016 comic Tracer: Reflections, also written by Chu.

"Jack and Vincent were in a romantic relationship many years ago", Chu wrote. It's revealed that the other man, Vincent, was once a love interest for Soldier 76, but they ultimately broke up.

It reads as somewhat strategic that players can continue to play as Tracer and Soldier 76 without any awareness of their canonical sexual orientations.



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