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 is a Texan transplant living in Boise, Idaho. She's been playing video games since she was about 5 starting with Spyro on the PlayStation 1. A sophomore at Boise State, she's studying broadcast journalism. When not at school and work, she can be found inhaling coffee, playing video games, or chilling with her gecko.