Overwatch 2 fans question Sojourn’s Toronto cred after cinematic slip of the tongue

Overwatch 2 fans question Sojourn’s Toronto cred after cinematic slip of the tongue

If there is one thing locals from Toronto are, it is proud of their people. Whether they’re born in the city or simply live there now, they’re part of a collective whole—and that extends to anything referencing Toronto in gaming. However, one moment in a recent Overwatch 2 cinematic is making fans question whether Canada’s hero Sojourn is really a true Toronto native.

Toward the end of Aug. 4’s Overwatch 2: Calling cinematic, when Sojourn is preparing for battle, she calls to her allies with a simple phrase: “Toronto is under attack.” The pronunciation of the word Toronto is accurate to how it is spelled but is different from how locals actually say it. Normally, the second T in the word is smoothed, sounding more like “Tor-on-no” or “Ta-ran-na” than “Tor-on-toe”. That could be an aspect of Sojourn’s more professional way of speaking, but maybe her street cred isn’t as high as we thought.


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