Overwatch's unlockable 'Highlight Intros' are ridiculously good looking


In case you've been sleeping in a cartoon bomb shelter, as of today the Overwatch beta is very much back, baby. Game director Jeff Kaplan has already told us about the team-based shooter's new player progression system and cosmetic loot unlocks. But you might also like to see some of the new 'Highlight Intros' in action. Senior animator David Gordon explained how these glitzy routines work...

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Sounds like you'll have to grind a little to get your hands on them, but it's good to see Overwatch sticking to its guns in terms of items offering additional customisation rather than power boosts. We'll have much more on the beta once we've got accustomed to the changes. Meanwhile, check out our gallery of all the legendary skins you can unlock for the characters.

Tim Clark

With over two decades covering videogames, Tim has been there from the beginning. In his case, that meant playing Elite in 'co-op' on a BBC Micro (one player uses the movement keys, the other shoots) until his parents finally caved and bought an Amstrad CPC 6128. These days, when not steering the good ship PC Gamer, Tim spends his time complaining that all Priest mains in Hearthstone are degenerates and raiding in Destiny 2. He's almost certainly doing one of these right now.