Update February 22, 2017: Overwatch is set on our planet, but it’s a hyper stylised version of our future. One where robots exist, people have crazy powers, there’s a talking gorilla, and Mexico is actually Italy. Wait, what?
We all know Overwatch isn’t going for accuracy. After all, gameplay trumps realism when it comes to creating maps for a multiplayer shooter. Blizzard’s FPS has a garage under London’s Big Ben, for goodness sake. Still, at least it's actually based on the right country.
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You wouldn’t expect the game’s Mexican Dorado Map to actually be based on a reference photo of an Italian coastal town, but it is. A reference photo that was turned up via a Google Image search, no less.