Devil in the Details
So after Michael Chu confirmed that the details on the tv in the background of the Pharah panel in Reflections were not only deliberate but also meant to hint about her location and her father’s nationality -
This tinyass image -
On a page with this much other stuff -
It made me curious about any other potential details I previously overlooked or wrote off as “just a funny coincidence” and rather surprisingly, I might have kinda found something??
I mean, there’s a shitton here but what I originally wrote off as being “just another background piece” is the map -
…These are not Watchpoints.
These are the Watchpoints that still exist at the time of Recall - you can find this map on Watchpoint: Gibraltar (I did not write these locations, but this is the clearest, head-on image I could find.)
The image from the Uprising comic
Are active missions or points of interest.
Locations that I can determine are:
- Tokyo, Japan
- Cairo, Egypt (based on the other screen discussing the “Cairo Incident”)
- Numbani, Nigeria
- (City unknown), Switzerland (?)
- Paris, France
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Dorado, Mexico
- Seattle, United States
More under the cut