Overwatch's newest favourite is an armor-clad operative named Brigitte

After a few days of teasing, Blizzard has finally suggested a subsequent favourite to join a ever-growing register of a colorful group shooter Overwatch: an armor-clad support impression name Brigitte. In a novella of Overwatch, Brigitte is a daughter of a mechanically prone favourite Torbjorn, and an neophyte to Reinhardt. Blizzard has been hinting during a exhibit for a few days by some mysterious clues, including a minute penned by Torbjörn, and several pieces of art for what seemed to be blueprints for a new character’s arms and shield.

Here’s how Blizzard describes her:

The daughter of weapons designer, Torbjörn Lindholm, Brigitte was a initial of his children to uncover an seductiveness in automatic engineering. Brigitte spent most of her gangling time in her father’s workshop, training a trade and honing her skills. Her aptitude for engineering mirrored that of her father’s, though Brigitte’s primary seductiveness was in armor phony and defensive systems, distinct Torbjörn, who was universe eminent (and maybe infamous) for a weapons he created.

Brigitte specializes in armor and defense. She can chuck Repair Packs to reanimate teammates, or automatically reanimate circuitously allies when she indemnification foes with her Flail. Her Flail is able of a far-reaching pitch to strike mixed targets, or a Whip Shot that stuns an rivalry during range. When entering a fray, Barrier Shield provides personal invulnerability while she attacks enemies with Shield Bash. Brigitte’s ultimate ability, Rally, gives her a estimable short-term boost of speed and provides long-lasting armor to all her circuitously allies.

Brigitte becomes a 27th further to a game. Most recently, Blizzard combined a insane scientist support impression named Moira late final year. The developer has also been usually updating a diversion with other content, including the Blizzard World thesis park map, as good as a large volume of cosmetic upgrades for characters to squeeze and unlock.

In further to a diversion itself, Blizzard has also been expanding a rival stage around Overwatch. In January, the developer kicked off a desirous new Overwatch League, an e-sports joining featuring a dozen teams from around a universe and owners that embody some of a biggest names in normal sports.

Blizzard says Brigitte is live on a game’s exam servers, and will be accessible to everybody else “soon.”

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