A new cinematic has been unleashed upon us, showcasing Winston’s efforts to recall the former agents of Overwatch back to active duty. To get a clearer sense of why Winston is doing this, it might help to watch the Recall short, but I wouldn’t call it necessary. Winston trying to get the band back together is something we’ve known as an aspect of the story for awhile. (It’s the rationale behind the payload escort in Watchpoint:Gibraltar, for example.) Other notable elements: many of the images that showcase the original Overwatch crew include the members we’ve normally seen as part of that team in the past: a younger Jack Morrison (a.k.a. Soldier:76), Reinhardt, Mercy, Gabriel Reyes (a.k.a. Reaper), Torbjorn, McCree, Tracer, and Winston himself. What sticks out, however, are some of the characters we see here who aren’t playable characters. Notably, there’s this omnic present when the IJC is honoring the
This healer is the angel of the battlefield. How can you use Mercy to turn the tide of battle?
A guardian angel to those who come under her care, Mercy is a peerless healer, a brilliant scientist, and a staunch advocate for peace.
Yesterday we got a gameplay video from Zenyatta’s perspective, today we get one from Mercy. These games are played by the Overwatch developers and the QA team at Blizzard. The map is the Temple of Anubis, a point capture map. The video is recorded at 1080p with 60 FPS. As a reminder, this game doesn’t even get into beta until Fall 2015. I personally can’t wait to play it more.