In a screenshot taken by @ggVortex_ on Twitter, it appears that hero 31 has been leaked and is called Sigma. Nothing is known about this character but it is worth noting that “Sigma” is currently listed on the Overwatch wiki as a fashion company.
Here is an image of Sigma taken from the leaked image.
This leak appears to have been rolled out on Mexico’s OWWC announcement of the role queue that came earlier today. The tweet contained several images of the new role queue in effect, with one including Sigma as the most played character on the Career Profile screen.
If this image is correct, Sigma looks to be Overwatch’s newest hero. But, without confirmation from Blizzard, nothing can be confirmed. Below is a link to the original tweet:
El nuevo sistema de Cola de roles ha llegado a Overwatch, llegará tanto a partidas rápidas y competitivas. Se encuentra disponible ya en el RPP.
— OWWC Team México 🇲🇽 (@OWWCMexico) July 18, 2019
Updates: Teasers and Theories
[Update]: Sigma was listed as a fashion company on the Overwatch wiki up until the announcement was leaked. That page is still up, but now under “Sigma (Bot Couture)” rather than just Sigma. The new page for Sigma has been made blank by the community which keeps it up.
[Update]: Since the release of this article, the Overwatch Twitter account has posted two teasers that further indicate Sigma will be the 31st hero. They can be seen below.
In this quick Developer Update, Game Director Jeff Kaplan goes into detail about the upcoming…
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— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) July 20, 2019
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— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) July 21, 2019
Based on the timelines of each of these releases, there is a possibility that the hero will be officially announced on Monday, July 22nd. In the meantime, fans have become increasingly creative with their guesses as to what the new hero will be like.
[Final Update]: With his origin story released, it has been confirmed that Sigma will be Overwatch’s 31st hero.
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