Responding to Beta Test Feedback is Not Censorship

So well stated as always.

Megan Condis

Blizzard just removed a butt-emphasizing victory pose from the character Tracer in their MOBA/FPS mash-up Overwatch (currently in beta) due to a complaint from a user on the Battle.net forums.

Here is the pose:

Tracer Victory Pose 2 Over The Shoulder

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And here is the post by user Flipps in its entirety (with grammar, spelling, etc all in tact):

So I wanted to start off by saying, I think the development team has done a pretty great job with the cast of female hero’s in Overwatch. They are diverse, interesting, and compelling. From Mei to Zarya to Widowmaker the female cast reflects a large spectrum of personalities and player fantasies.

With that being said, lets talk about Tracer. From a marketing standpoint, she’s the star of the show. She’s a great hero. When we look at the way she’s portrayed in promotional media, lore, and art in game we know a few things about her..

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