Over the past few years, Overwatch has recieved aggressive post-launch support from Blizzard Entertainment. Despite the fact that games like Apex Legends and Fortnite have slowly chipped away at its user base, the game remains one of the most-watched titles on Twitch and other streaming platforms.
In order to bring some gamers back, the developer just announced a new hero and map for Overwatch. Jean-Baptiste Augustin (Baptiste) is a "new combat medic who made the shrewd decision to make the world a better place, one bandage or bullet at a time." It's great to see that characters from different walks of life are being represented in the game. You can view his origin story below.
Mobilize alongside the combat medic who made the shrewd decision to make the world a better place, one bandage... or bullet at a time: Baptiste pic.twitter.com/qmAO8EqxLMMobilize alongside the combat medic who made the shrewd decision to make the world a better place, one bandage... or bullet at a time: Baptiste pic.twitter.com/qmAO8EqxLM— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) February 26, 2019February 26, 2019
Aside from the new hero, Blizzard revealed a new map a few days ago. Paris is an assault arena where Soldier 76 will feel right at home. It has a lot of places you can surprise enemies from. Hopefully Overwatch will get even more content like this in the future because it keeps players coming back for more.
Do you play Overwatch? Let us know. The game achieves native 4K resolution on Xbox One X and even manages to maintain 60 frames per second.
Save the world
The continuation of a popular shooter
The world needs heroes. Join over 40 million players as you take your place in the world of Overwatch. Choose your hero from a diverse cast of soldiers, scientists, adventurers, and oddities. Bend time, defy physics, and unleash an array of extraordinary powers and weapons. Engage your enemies in iconic locations from around the globe in the ultimate team-based shooter.
Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
« Paris is an assault arena where Soldier 76 will feel right at home »
Nope soldier isn’t french he is american
Widow is french tho
The reference is to his skills, not his nationality. He’s one of the best characters to play on the map because of his weapon.
Thank you for signing up to Windows Central. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.