dark        

Overwatch appears to be teasing a new support hero

0

Mercenary Medicine

It looks like another hero is on their way to Blizzard's multiplayer shooter Overwatch. In typical OW fashion, Blizzard are teasing the new character's arrival via some mysterious lore, that has suddenly turned up on the game's official Twitter.

The Twitter link leads to be a mission report from evil organisation Talon, which references one "Jean-Baptiste Augustine," a French medic who has gone rogue and is now on the run. From this report, we can gather that Augustine is formidable in combat, with a keen, sharp-shooting eye, as well as being a specialist in field treatment.

Put those two qualities together, and it sounds like a sniper medic which, of course, Overwatch already has in the form of Ana Amari. The most recent addition to the colourful crew, Ashe, also has sniper capabilities, so I think we can rule out long-range fire. Augustine is also noted as having "the devil's luck," which could be a figure of speech, or could hint to some adept skill they possess to help them dodge death. No doubt we'll see more of Jean-Baptiste in the near future, as Overwatch prepares to add its new hero to the fold.

Overwatch is available now on PS4, PC and Xbox One.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Moyse
Chris MoyseSenior Editor   gamer profile

Chris has been playing video games since video games began... still terrible at them. Former Saturday Night Slam Master, rambles nostalgically like Abe Simpson. I ain't here to fight, so let's no... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Overwatch   (660)   From our database:

  • Overwatch League commissioner leaving Blizzard for Epic Games' Fortnite division - Chris Moyse
  • Overwatch is three years old today: do you still play it? - Chris Carter
  • Overwatch is adding full match replays - Jordan Devore
  • Overwatch's third anniversary kicks off with Gargoyle Winston and Honeydew Mei - Jordan Devore
  • Overwatch's latest Escort map Havana is live on PC and PS4 - Jordan Devore
  • Mercy and Lucio are getting fancy skins for Overwatch League All-Stars - Jordan Devore
  • The floor is lava in Overwatch thanks to the Workshop, a custom mode maker - Jordan Devore
  • Overwatch hypes Storm Rising event with action-packed trailer - Chris Moyse
  • Overwatch event Storm Rising assembles Tracer, Mercy, Winston, and Genji - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Blizzard #Overwatch #PC #PS4 #Twitter #Update #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •