BlizzCon is upon us, which suggests Blizzard had a ton of bulletins for followers of its video games duing the opening ceremony. The subsequent Overwatch 2 hero was among the many reveals and, as anticipated, the brand new tank is Baptiste’s previous working buddy, Mauga. A leak on the Nintendo Swap eShop’s information tab gave the sport away just a few hours early.
Mauga wields a pair of chainguns and he has an unstoppable cost means that may knock enemies off of maps. One other means reduces injury sustained by close by allies and permits them to heal after they assault enemies. Mauga’s final means appears to be like enjoyable, if terrifying for the opposite group. He traps close by opponents right into a cage match and has limitless ammo for a brief time frame.
Better of all, you will have an opportunity to strive Mauga earlier than he formally joins the roster when Overwatch 2‘s eighth season goes dwell in December. He’ll be accessible in most recreation modes on all platforms this weekend. BlizzCon attendees are capable of check out Mauga on web site too.
Followers have been awaiting Mauga’s arrival within the recreation for a number of years. Blizzard had lengthy meant to make him a playable character. The most recent Overwatch 2 map, Samoa, included a number of references to the newcomer as effectively.
In the meantime, recreation director Aaron Keller touched on a few of the issues which are coming to Overwatch 2 in 2024. The subsequent aggressive recreation mode is named Conflict, which has 5 factors lined up in a row. The primary group to seize all 5 factors or attain a most rating wins. The primary map can be a brand new tackle Hanamura, an previous favourite of many (together with yours really).
Early subsequent 12 months, there can be a significant rework of the aggressive system with new rewards. Upcoming seasons can be themed round issues like eldritch horror, Egyptian mythology and witches. Followers will even enter a mirror universe wherein heroes and villains commerce locations.
As well as, three extra heroes will arrive in 2024. A injury hero named Enterprise will arrive in season 10 (which is prone to begin in April) whereas a help codenamed House Ranger will debut in season 12 i.e. round August. Some extra particulars about what’s forward can be revealed throughout a BlizzCon panel on Saturday.
The longer term for #Overwatch2 is BRIGHT ✨
⚔️ New Recreation Mode CLASH
🌸 New Map Hanaoka
💥 New Injury Hero
🩹 New Assist Hero
Dive into these reveals and extra of what is to come back in 2024 TOMORROW at 1:30pm PT throughout the What’s Subsequent Panel! pic.twitter.com/OWiUyo8Xpe
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) November 3, 2023
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