Lena Oxton known as Tracer is a fictional playable character who appears in the video game Overwatch —a first-person shooter developed by Blizzard Entertainment —and related animations and literary media. Tracer was first seen in the Overwatch Cinematic Trailer short. She was introduced as a playable character in an April update for the crossover multiplayer online battle arena game Heroes of the Storm , nearly a month prior to the release of Overwatch. The character, who is of British origin, has been noted by video game outlets to be peppy and energetic. In the game, Tracer has low health, but is highly mobile with her skills including a teleportation -like ability and time-travel.
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Many of us here at Kotaku, an Overwatch fansite, took time to sit down and reflect on how Blizzard has treated the topic of diversity in our favorite team based shooter. Update— p. As in real life, having variety in our characters and their identities and backgrounds helps create a richer and deeper overall fictional universe. But I know we all have different thoughts about how Blizzard has handled this.
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Lena was the youngust person to ever be accepted into Overwatch's flight program, and was assigned to test a teleporting fighter. The matrix malfunctions, and explodes. Lena is presumed dead, but she appeared months later.