Geoff Goodman left Activision Blizzard earlier this year Geoff Goodman, one of the lead developers behind beloved Overwatch characters like Tracer, Mercy, and D. Va, is no longer working at Activision Blizzard. Goodman “made the decision to leave Blizzard earlier this year,” a Blizzard spokesperson said to press.
As a principal game designer at Blizzard Entertainment, Goodman has been responsible for creating and balancing the playable heroes in the team-based multiplayer shooter Overwatch and its sequel.
Before starting work on Overwatch, Goodman worked as an encounter designer on World of Warcraft, where he designed boss battles.
Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan left the company in 2021 , marking a notable departure in leadership for the team.