Blizzard has a lot planned for Gamescom, including a new animated short for Overwatch and a look at the Overwatch new map.  You can also expect to see some new stuff for World of Warcraft. 

Blizzard announced today that an animated short for Overwatch will premiere on the main stage and in a live stream of the event for those at home. The new Overwatch map will be playable for those at the event at the Blizzard booth. There will also be new details and a new video released on August 21st. The video will preview playable content being showcased at the event. A Blizzard reveal ceremony will also be taking place on August 23rd. You can watch that through the Blizzard Gamescom web portal. 

Along with Overwatch, visitors to the Blizzard booth will be able to play Hearthstone, World of Warcraft, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft 2, StarCraft: Remastered, and Diablo 3. 

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Katie has been playing video games since she was about ten, starting out destroying her older brother at Jet Moto on the original PlayStation. Now she evolved to to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Katie is a student at Boise State University and a digital news producer for a local company. In her free time, you can find Katie inhaling coffee by the pot and playing Overwatch.