Jesse McCree, a cowboy hero Overwatch-a, got a new name Cole Cassidy. The name change is part of a number of updates Blizzard makes in his games to remove the negative comments that came to light after several lawsuits for discrimination and harassment.
Changing the name of the Overwatch character after accusations against Blizzard
Last month, World of Warcraft has removed NPCs referring to former creative director Alex Afrasiabi, who was listed in the harassment lawsuit as a participant in andncidentu „Cosby Suite“. Jesse McCree, the former chief designer, was also part of that incident and after him the Overwatch cowboy character was named.
When these allegations were made public, from Blizzard declined to say the character’s name during Overwatch League games. The Overwatch team later said they were in the process of changing McCree’s name. The name change will be visible from October 26.
Source: The Verge
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