(Country) – The departure of the designer who created the heroes in Overwatch 2 will be a great loss for Blizzard.
Geoff Goodman is known as the main designer of Activision Blizzard, he is the “father” behind famous and beloved Overwatch characters such as Tracer, Mercy and D. Va. But here, he made the decision to leave the company, right before the launch of Overwatch 2.
“We thank Geoff for his many years of service at Blizzard. The vibrancy and diversity of Overwatch’s hero roster is unmistakable. Those achievements and Geoff’s mark. will be remembered by players for many years to come. Wishing you all the best” – the company shared.
After he leaves the company, his work will still be carried out by new people, but not having Geoff in the staff is still a great loss. Especially when Overwatch 2 is less than a month away, it will officially launch on October 4.
No reason has been given for Goodman’s departure. But given that Blizzard is going through a lot of breakups with senior personnel, especially in the wake of Blizzard’s harassment and discrimination lawsuit, it certainly has some influence on decisions to leave. Go.