With Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment continues their long tradition of creating cinematic experiences, and they've been hard at work on the series of animated shorts first shown at BlizzCon 2015. These shorts illuminate the stories behind some of the most iconic heroes and reveal more about the future they're fighting for.
The first animated short released March 2016.
- Infiltration's place in seasons is unclear. Season 1 of animated shorts ended with The Last Bastion, and Infiltration is assumed to be the start of Season 2, however, when asked about Season 2 of animated shorts, Jeff Kaplan did not mention Infiltration being a part of it.
A number of heroes have received Origin shorts.
- Tracer Origin Story
- Soldier: 76 Origin Story
- Ana Origin Story
- Sombra Origin Story
- Orisa Origin Story
- King's Row Uprising Origin Story
- Doomfist Origin Story
- Moira Origin Story
- Brigitte Origin Story
- Wrecking Ball Origin Story
- Ashe Origin Story
- Baptiste Origin Story
In addition to the official animated shorts, there are also other cinematics related to the lore of the game.
- Cinematic Trailer
- We are Overwatch
- Are You With Us?
- A Moment in Crime Special Report: "The Junkers"
- Junkertown: The Plan
- Trace & Bake
- Katsuwatch Animated Short "Bastet Rises"
- Overwatch Lucio-Ohs
- Lego Overwatch - "How Heroes Play"
- Lego Overwatch - Bastion "75974"
- Lego Overwatch - D.Va Against Reinhardt "75973"
- Lego Overwatch - Diorama Busan
- Overwatch Cinematic - "Roadtrip"
- Overwatch Retribution Cinematics
- Overwatch Storm Rising Cinematics