Overwatch is teaming with Nerf to launch a sequence of themed blasters, bringing the online game into residing rooms and backyards quickly.
The Overwatch Twitter account introduced the partnership — coming subsequent 12 months, nothing extra particular — in a tweet this morning. The play weapons shall be a part of the Nerf Rival line, a mode of high-performance, “precision battling” play gun that represents a softer different to paintball, or the time-honored custom of capturing a sibling within the ass with a BB gun. Worth and different weapon specs weren’t revealed.
A brand new solution to play.
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) Could 16, 2018
The Nerf Rival line has performed Deadpool-themed Apollo XV-700 blaster and a dual-wield Kronos XVIII-500 pistol set earlier than. A few of its larger capability rifles promote for $99.99. Nerf (owned by Hasbro) additionally sells equipment for the Rival line, like an expanded journal and a protecting facemask.
Dot Esports notes that Overwatch followers have already got been modding customizing Nerf weapons to have fun the sport’s heroes, together with D.Va’s Gentle Gun and Reaper’s Hellfire Shotguns. So this may be a solution to give followers their enjoyable whereas maintaining all the pieces protected and official.