Coming in under the radar with all the news out this week, the next digital comic, this time focusing on Pharah, is now online. Oddly enough, Blizzard doesn’t seem to have made an official announcement about this comic (so it’s entirely possible that this one isn’t really intended to be out yet and might get taken down, but for now, it appears to be up and ready for your consumption. Read the full comic on the playoverwatch.com site.
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
Pharah is always ready to do her duty. She isn't willing to let anything stand in the way of justice. Now is your chance to learn how to be a tactical nightmare.
With the end of closed beta we leave you with some great skins for you to look forward to in open beta.
With so many great skins coming out we take some time to show off some of the latest additions.
We have some great recolored skins available at the rare level: The epic skins will let you truly fight like an Egyptian: The legendary skin takes you back to her roots: This is only the currently known skins. We can expect more in the future
Fareeha Amari's commitment to duty runs in her blood. She comes from a long line of highly decorated soldiers and burns with the desire to serve with honor. Under the call sign "Pharah," she works to safeguard the AI installation. Though she mourns Overwatch's passing, she still dreams of fighting the good fight and making a difference on a global scale.
Blizzard just posted another Overwatch Gameplay Preview! This time it’s of Pharah, the Security Chief for Helix Security International. Pharah was well on her way toward earning a position with Overwatch before the agency was disbanded. A former officer in the Egyptian military, she has worked hard to earn her position as well as the loyalty of those who report to her. Pharah’s primary weapon is a Rocket Launcher which deals significant damage in a wide radius. She also has Jump Jets built into her Raptora Mark VI armor which allow her to gain a tactically superior position above an engagement. Pharah’s suit also contains wrist rockets which fire concussive rounds to knock enemies back, as well as dealing significant damage to shields and other barriers. Her ultimate ability allows her to continuously fire mini-rockets which can be used to deal significant damage to large groups of enemies. Check out the