dark        

Overwatch's Baptiste gets his chance to shine with a new official short story

0

'What You Left Behind'

Baptiste arrived in Overwatch in March after a long testing period, and Blizzard is doing right by him with a short origin story (that you can read here), which teases a potential new skin for the character. The tale joins a long line of animated shorts, origin stories, and comics, which help fill out the narrative of Overwatch outside of the confines of the game itself.

As an aside, I want to see something universally exciting happen to Overwatch in the next six months. My vote? Activision should pull their weight to get Sony to relent on cross-play again (just like they did for the upcoming Modern Warfare) for Overwatch. Just allow a toggle for PC (mouse/keyboard) and console players just like other games are handling it and bam, you're good. A Switch port would sweeten the deal.

Having one giant community all play together would be pretty huge for the game, but in all likelihood Blizzard will continue to rely on occasional updates and The Overwatch League for the foreseeable future.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

Click to open photo gallery:

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Overwatch   (680)   From our database:

  • Overwatch on Switch runs at 30FPS, will likely support voice chat, and was ported by Iron Galaxy - Chris Carter
  • Blizzard is currently seeing if cross-play 'makes sense' for Overwatch on Switch - Chris Carter
  • (Update) Several leaks confirm Overwatch will be announced on Switch today, coming next month - Chris Carter
  • Ice princess Mei is the latest Overwatch hero to get her own statue - Chris Moyse
  • Once Overwatch's least played character, Symmetra is now the game's 'It Girl' - CJ Andriessen
  • Overwatch now uses a role queue for Quick Play and Competitive - Jordan Devore
  • Overwatch's Sigma has an intense origin story - Jordan Devore
  • Overwatch has a new way to cut down on fights over team composition - Brett Makedonski
  • You can unlock Overwatch skins with the Summer Games weekly challenges - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #Blizzard #Overwatch #PC #PS4 #shooters #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!



     
     
  •