A cutscene may be pointing to a brand new addition.
Overwatch’s new Storm Rising PvE occasion begins with a implausible cutscene, however ends with a extra enigmatic one, which can be teasing the sport’s subsequent playable character.
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After ending the Storm Rising mode, you may be handled to a small clip of Mercy, Tracer, Winston and Genji capturing their goal, Maximilien. After Maximilien asks what Overwatch needs from him, Mercy solutions with “an introduction”.
The scene modifications to the sport’s Temple of Anubis setting, and we’re proven Doomfist as he makes an attempt to ask somebody to hitch forces with the Talon organisation.
A shadowy determine takes off their hood, revealing themselves to be an omnic we’ve not seen beforehand. You’ll be able to watch the scene beneath:
Altering the picture slightly reveals rather more of the thriller character’s look. His face bears a putting resemblance to Reaper’s masks, however the vocal efficiency appears to be coming from a special actor. May this be somebody concerned in Gabriel Reyes’ resurrection?
Whoever this character is, it appears seemingly that he’ll be the subsequent Overwatch character. On a livestream final evening, Overwatch boss Jeff Kaplan made clear that neither Sojourn (a background character that seems within the new occasion) nor Echo (who appeared on the finish of Ashe and McCree’s animated brief) would be the subsequent hero.
The basic cliffhanger-y air of this sequence appears to level to this character being the subsequent to look – nevertheless it appears we’ll have to attend to seek out out who he’s.
Joe Skrebels is IGN’s UK Deputy Editor, and actually likes it when he will get to play Overwatch for official work causes. Observe him on Twitter.