A leaked image on the Overwatch subreddit has confirmed that Sombra will be the next hero unveiled by Blizzard.
Sombra is “one of the world’s best and most notorious hackers will be hacking her way into the build later tonight,” the release said.
In addition, an image which appears to be leaked from one of Blizzard’s internal websites says the following:
[…][p]rotect the castle doors from the Zomnics and Dr. Junkenstein’s evil allies.”[…]
[…]Try your hand at three different difficulties – the harder the difficulty, the more points you can earn!
Hero: Sombra (she will be hacking her way into the build later tonight)
Text beneath the picture of the actual character:
[…]bra is one of the world’s best and most notorious hackers. As a child she lost everything during the Omnic Cris[…]
[…]ies with computers to survive. She worked with the Los Muertos gang in Mexico, executing increasingly more h[…]
[…]s until she attracted to much unwanted attention and had to go underground. During that time, she upgraded h[…]
[…]nentations and was recruited by the mysterious Talon organization. While Sombra seems content to work with[…]
It looks like we may not have to wait too long for Sombra’s release then, as Dr Junkestein and the Zominics point heavily towards a Halloween-themed special event.
A seperate leak points to there being special pumpkin-themed loot crates as well as special cosmetic items up for grabs similar to the Olympics.