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.

Animated Shorts

Season 1

Overwatch Animated Shorts Teaser
Overwatch Animated Short "Recall"
Overwatch Animated Short “Alive”
Overwatch Animated Short “Dragons”
Overwatch Animated Short “Hero”
Overwatch Animated Short "The Last Bastion"

Season 2

Overwatch Animated Short "Infiltration"
Overwatch Animated Short "Rise and Shine"
Overwatch Animated Short “Honor and Glory”
Overwatch Animated Short “Shooting Star”
Overwatch Animated Short “Reunion”
Note
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.[1]

Origin Shorts

A number of heroes have received Origin shorts.

Soldier 76 Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO - COMING SOON Ana Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO – COMING SOON Sombra Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO - COMING SOON Orisa Origin Story Overwatch
King's Row Uprising Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO – COMING SOON Doomfist Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO COMING SOON Moira Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO – COMING SOON Brigitte Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO – COMING SOON Wrecking Ball Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO Ashe Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO – COMING SOON Baptiste Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO – COMING SOON Sigma Origin Story Overwatch
NEW HERO – COMING SOON Echo Origin Story Overwatch

Related videos

In addition to the official animated shorts, there are also other cinematics related to the lore of the game.

Overwatch Cinematic Trailer
Overwatch Theatrical Teaser "We Are Overwatch"
Overwatch Cinematic Teaser "Are You With Us?"
A Moment in Crime Special Report "The Junkers" Overwatch
"Junkertown The Plan" Overwatch

References

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