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Rio de Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro is a huge seaside city in Brazil. It's the home of Lúcio Correia dos Santos, an international celebrity. It is also the location of Estádio das Rãs.

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The city and its favela were hit hard by the financial upheaval following the Omnic Crisis, and had been going through a process of recovery. It was suggested that around the period of post-Overwatch, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro received two offers of new city center development. One from Calado, a local businessman and one from Vishkar Corporation. The mayor turned down Vishkar's offer and choose Calado's instead. That night, the Calado tower was burned down, as a plan from Vishkar's CEO, Sanjay Korpal; its fire and debris from the tower also destroy the neighboring favela. This incident forced the mayor to accept Vishkar's proposal instead.

Lúcio at that time was living in a poor and crowded favela. His people was promised from Vishkar Corporation a better living condition, but instead Vishkar imposed controls on the Rio's residents by applying curfews, enforcing their own justice, and exploiting the populace as a cheap labor force. Lúcio became his people's hero when he stole Vishkar sonic technology and rallied them to action, driving Vishkar out of their neighborhoods after a big uprising.

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