Blizzard has formally unveiled the following Overwatch map, referred to as Junkertown.
As you could have guessed from the title, the brand new map shares a historical past with the hero Junkrat. Junkertown is ready within the Australian Outback, and helps Escort recreation mode.
“Constructed from the remains of a destroyed omnium, it’s now the home to a band of lawless scavengers known as the Junkers, led by their cutthroat Queen,” the official description reads.
“When they aren’t pillaging the omnium’s skeleton for anything of value, the Junkers blow off steam in the Scrapyard—a massive gladiatorial arena whose combatants fight for glory, riches … and to survive.”
As you possibly can see, there are plenty of useless omni on this map, and the reveal video even touches on a number of the lore behind it.
Blizzard additionally confirmed the map might be playable on the present flooring. Unfortunately, the developer didn’t present a launch date, outdoors of “coming soon.”
Alongside the brand new map, Blizzard launched a brief, in-engine video of Junkrat, and Roadhog – the sport’s Australian heroes – giving gamers a little bit of a again story of the map and describe precisely what gamers might be escorting.
Called Junkertown: The Plan, the quick may be very completely different from beforehand launched shorts, and shouldn’t be confused with the animated quick Blizzard will reveal on Wednesday.
You’ll be the primary to know when that one drops.