Overwatch 2 new hero Ramatra announced. For a tank hero that can change the form of attack and defense
On November 5, Blizzard Entertainment released the 36th new hero Sumatra original story of Overwatch 2 .
In the overwatch league, a tournament of Overwatch 2, which was distributed a few days ago, Game Director Aaron Keller was in touch with the new heroes. He said, The new hero is a person who has already met fans. Various considerations about new heroes were exchanged among fans, and they were excited. And it seems that the characters that have been drawn as an unnamed comic in the past images have been decided to be added as a hero.
The new hero Sumatra is an comic that leads the terrorist organization Director. Sumatra was a monk who abandoned weapons to find a tribe Comic with advanced intelligence, automatic development and manufacturing capabilities, and to find the path of peaceful coexistence between humanity. However, Sumatra decided to stand up for comic, as he witnessed the death of the parent's comic and the negative aspects of mankind. In the world view of overwatch 2 in Overwatch and the world of overwatch 2, comic has been depicted as a conflict with humanity. Sumatra seems to be depicted as a leader in the terrorist tissue Director, who is willing to do extreme means to assert the right of comic.
Sumatra's existence was first revealed in the ending scene added at the Storm Rising event held in the past. Sumatra was asked to co-fight with terrorist organization Talon through the existing hero, Due Fist, but the story was not revealed because Due fist was arrested by overwatch. It was drawn as an unnamed comic, but the name and origin story have been revealed.
Dion Rogers, the art director of Overwatch 2, and ALEC DAWSON, the lead head designer, revealed that Sumatra was a tank hero. Sumatra has two forms, an comic form and a nemesis form. In the comic form, it is possible to develop a barrier for friends, and in the Nemesis form, it is possible to assault behind the opponent. It is likely to be a hero that will be able to protect your friends and turn into attacks.
Rogers also revealed that Sumatra was to move forward the world view of the overwatch in the future. Sumatra has had a deep relationship like a brother, Kenyatta, from the past as a monk. He also wants you to interact with the past, Reinhardt and Tallboy, which have a conflict with comic.
Season 2 of Overwatch 2 is scheduled to open from December 7 Japan time. With the new hero, Sumatra, to overwatch worldview and gameplay will increase deeper.