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Overwatch fans can now pre-order their very own levitating Snowball bot

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It's no AWESOM-O, but still

One of the most underrated characters in the pantheon of Overwatch stars is definitely Mei's adorable robot companion, Snowball. The sentient little droid helps Overwatch's ice-princess with her inventions and accompanies her into battle, unleashing its frosty abilities during Mei's powerful Ult attack.

And who could forget Snowball's brave actions during that animated short that didn't make me cry, where it comforted Mei in her darkest hour, and gave up the last of its battery power so she could realign her base's antenna and contact Overwatch. Now re-powered and back in action, Mei and Snowball are forever inseparable.

It seems that now you can be too, as Blizzard has opened pre-orders on a high-end collectible Snowball of your very own. This dinky replication of the mischievous bot features an LCD panel, displaying various fun emotes and, through the power of magnetism, even levitates above its included base. Snowball even works as a USB dock, and thus can be used to charge your phone.

It should be noted that due to its strong magnetic tech, it's probably best you don't house the cute droid alongside your monitor or PC, so although Snowball is described as a "desk buddy", it might be served better on an artist's table, on a bookcase, or perhaps just as a showpiece. Magnets, how do they work?

You can pre-order Magnetic Levitating Snowball over at the Blizzard Gear store now, at a cost of around $155, not including shipping. Snowball is expected to ship in mid-December, just in time for the holidays.

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