Overwatch revealed right this moment that Echo would be the team-based shooter’s subsequent playable hero.
This would be the first character that Blizzard Entertainment has added to Overwatch since Sigma‘s release in July. This is the longest gap between new heroes since launch. Blizzard is also working on Overwatch 2, which does not yet have a release date.
We first saw Echo at the end of McCree’s animated quick, which got here out in November 2018. After that, it was solely a matter of time earlier than she would come to the sport, though it was unclear if Blizzard would launch Echo for Overwatch or watch for the sequel.
So far, the reveal has solely proven off Echo’s origin, giving us a glimpse on the creation of this superior robotic. You can watch it under.
An evolutionary robotic programmed with a quickly adapting synthetic intelligence, Echo represents the reducing fringe of expertise. pic.twitter.com/aStyP5F4Al
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) March 18, 2020
We don’t know something about Echo’s weapons or skills, or when she’ll be accessible. Once she is launched, she’ll grow to be Overwatch’s 32nd hero.
Overwatch launched again in May 2016. It accessible on Xbox One, PlayStation 5, Switch, and PC. The shooter has been a giant hit for Blizzard, attracting over 50 million gamers. Things have quieted down for the title a bit as Blizzard focuses on Overwatch 2, however the launch of this new hero ought to deliver some pleasure again to the sport.