By: Imran Chaudhry

Overwatch is currently in full swing of its Anniversary Event, with lots more limited loot, a handful of well sought after legendary skins and season 5 of competitive play underway. However, Blizzard have decided that this isn’t enough to commemorate the anniversary of Overwatch’s release, and have announced a brand new playable map.

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Fans of Overwatch have been awaiting a new map for a while now, with Oasis and Eichenwalde being the two newest large maps, a new one has been long overdue. One thing we did expect but haven’t received, is a new hero.

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Whilst Blizzard have showered us with new goodies now including a entirely new map, surely a great commemorative change would be adding a new hero to the list. The last new hero, Orisa, whilst a great hero and thoroughly enjoyed by the community, fell a little flat in comparison to other newer hero’s, so I expect Blizzard will want to make up for this with a new, incredible hero and a new branch of Overwatch lore to accompany them.

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After posting a news article on communications with Horizon Lunar Colony to hype up the new map release, Blizzard have released a promotional video displaying the new map which you can watch below:

Are you excited for the new map? Are you enjoying the anniversary event and are hoping to ace your placement matches this season? Tweet us your thoughts @JenChauMedia.

 

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