In Overwatch one of the gamemode icons is this:

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Which is clearly a filtered 3D render, or vector/trace of a 3D render of one of their charcters. I wouldn't think it's unreasonable to assume it's just an applied filter/effect (or a few effects), or that you can get a very close look without tracing the image in a vector program. What can I do in Photoshop CS6 to get the same or a very close look to the image above from a source image?

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The example you posted looks similar to the Cutout filter in Photoshop.

Here's an example before and after

Example of cutout filter

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