Maps and their integration into Overwatch

Blizzard’s games have always been full of lores and stories to complement their storylines. The Game company even had plans to develop a magazine for Overwatch their latest FPS Game.

With several maps in the current map pool being intrinsically linked to the champions, there were speculations that every hero might get a map. However Jeff Kaplan has clarified Blizzard’s thinking on the matter.

We’re trying to build out an entire world. Some locations will feature hero backstory in the forefront. Other locations are places we want to develop over time. We also really enjoy hearing what our players react to… it inspires us to chase directions we might not have otherwise

He also clarified that Blizzard are always looking for community feedback. They appreciate inputs from all quarters and as such the developer team looks forth to improve their Game title.