Friday , July 23 2021

76 as another Overwatch LGBTQ character




Through a new tale entitled "Bastet", Blizzard has confirmed something that fans Overwatch They predicted some time ago that Soldier: 76 would be bisexual.

Confirmation of the soldier's sexual orientation: 76 is given in the story when it is shown that Jack Morrison finds Ana on the streets of Cairo to take her back to her hiding place. Marking the first meeting between the two after the explosion at the Overwatch barracks in Switzerland, after which both believed dead.

In this context, Ana sees Soldier: 76 reviewing some photographs among which is an image of him and a man named Vincent, which motivates the following conversation:

"Vincent … I have not thought about him in years," Ana said. "Do you still have a candle lit for him?"
Jack shakes his head. "None of this."
"You must have been curious about all the surveillance power in the world. I bet Gabe would have put a Blackwatch agent if you asked," said Ana.
Jack looked at her angrily.
"It's okay, it's a tricky one."
Jack laughed. "He's married, they're very happy. I'm happy for him."
"Vincent deserved a happier life than I could give him," Jack sighed. "We both knew I could never put anything above my duty. All I fought for was protecting people like him … That's the sacrifice I made."
"Relationships do not work out so well for us, right?" Ana said, unconsciously running her finger where her wedding ring used to be.

Soldier's relationship: 76 had already been investigated by a previous comic book Overwatch who, without naming, had shown Morrison looks nostalgic in a photo next to who has now revealed himself is Vincent.

Of course, it is still unclear if he defines himself as gay, bisexual, pansexual – but what is clear is that he is not the only representative of the LGBTQ community in Overwatch, since the game also confirmed that Tracer is a lesbian and Zarya is bisexual.

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