Overwatch‘s improvement, together with the starting of the improvement of Overwatch 2, had been lead by director Jeff Kaplan. Kaplan had been at Blizzard Entertainment for 19 years, however evidently Kaplan has determined that the time is true to make his departure from the firm and transfer on.

Kaplan has introduced that “I am leaving Blizzard Entertainment after 19 amazing years”, and that “it was truly the honor of a lifetime to have the opportunity to create worlds and heroes for such a passionate audience”. Assistant director Aaron Keller is taking up as the new director of Overwatch 2.