Behind The Scenes Of The Creation Of Brigitte, Overwatch's Newest Hero

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No pictures today on Fine Art. Instead, we’ve got a video narrated by Blizzard Art Lead Ben Zhang, who takes us behind the scenes of Brigitte’s creation.

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It’s nice to see a major studio take the time out to detail the process like this, as we see Brigitte’s journey from comic character to playable member of the game’s roster.


Fine Art is a celebration of the work of video game artists, showcasing the best of both their professional and personal portfolios. If you’re in the business and have some concept, environment, promotional or character art you’d like to share, get in touch!

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

From playing Brigitte on the test server, I came away feeling she may be fun to play (not sure yet, 6v6 all Brigitte isn’t particularly telling), but I kind of felt like I wish there were a third person MMO where playing the tank was like playing her: right click for shield, left for weapon, abilities with other keys.