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The next Overwatch map is a Blizzard theme park called Blizzard World

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Announced at Blizzcon 2017 today, the next Overwatch map is modeled after a fictional Blizzard theme park (for a second I thought a real Blizzard theme park was coming) called Blizzard World. 

It's a hybrid map—part assault, part payload—with what appear to be World of Warcraft, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Diablo, and StarCraft-themed areas. Blizzard World is coming next year, and to the PTR "very, very soon."

Apparently, it's now canon that Blizzard, the games company, exists in Overwatch's world. But has it made a game called Overwatch in Overwatch?

 Check out a preview of the map in the video above, and some screenshots below:

Tyler Wilde
Tyler Wilde

Tyler grew up in Silicon Valley alongside Apple and Microsoft, playing games like Zork and Arkanoid on the early personal computers his parents brought home. He was later captivated by Myst, SimCity, Civilization, Command & Conquer, Bushido Blade (yeah, he had Bleem!), and all the shooters they call "boomer shooters" now. In 2006, Tyler wrote his first professional review of a videogame: Super Dragon Ball Z for the PS2. He thought it was OK. In 2011, he joined PC Gamer, and today he's focused on the site's news coverage. After work, he practices boxing and adds to his 1,200 hours in Rocket League.