Overwatch released another little webcomic last night that introduced us to Tracer's girlfriend, Emily, via a last minute dash for some Christmas shopping. I think this panel just about sums that up. Tracer is GAY""Yeah. December 21, I'm so angry to discover Tracer's a lesbian! Now I'll never have a chance with the cartoon video game lady!
Blizzard confirms second canonically queer 'Overwatch' character
Overwatch’s community can’t keep the promise of its queer-friendly lore - Polygon
It's exceedingly rare for a video game protagonist to be a member of the LGBTQ community, with only a handful of gay characters like Ellie from The Last of Us playing major roles in gaming narratives. Some games will allow the player character to pursue a same-sex relationship, but that's typically about as deep as efforts at representation go. Blizzard Entertainment recently revealed that Soldier 76 is gay, joining his fellow Overwatch character Tracer as two of the most high-profile gay characters in gaming. There is no real single-player mode, with the gameplay focused on being a multiplayer shooter.
'Overwatch' Comic Officially Makes Tracer's Queer Sexuality Canon
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The first two characters you meet when you play Overwatch are Soldier: 76 and Tracer - and now both of them have been revealed as LGBT. Soldier: 76 is the latest to have been confirmed as gay in a short story by Michael Chu , the lead writer for the online game. He's one of the most popular characters in the online shooter, which has millions of players worldwide. Tracer, who players meet alongside Soldier: 76 in the game's tutorial, was confirmed as a gay character in