Blizzard has revealed a brand new trailer that exhibits off upcoming Overwatch 2 hero Junker Queen’s skills in motion.
The trailer exhibits Junker Queen taking out enemies in quite a lot of places, together with her native Junkertown. It exhibits off all of her previously-revealed skills, like her Scattergun main hearth and her Commanding Shout area-of-effect buff. Viewers have been additionally handled to lots of the Queen’s voice strains, together with particular interactions with Junkrat and Roadhog, two different (former) residents of Junkertown.
Alongside the video, Blizzard printed a deep dive blog post detailing the inspiration and reasoning behind Junker Queen’s fight design. In contrast to the tanks who’re coming over from the primary Overwatch, the Queen was constructed from the bottom up for five-vs-five fight. She was additionally designed particularly for Overwatch 2‘s one-tank groups, so she’s able to loads of injury and crowd management by herself. Blizzard made her a “brawly” hero and a “berserker tank” particularly to suit the brand new, extra aggressive tank position.
Like the remainder of Overwatch 2’s playable forged, Junker Queen has a number of skills that she will be able to use to rule the battlefield. Her passive, Adrenaline Rush, permits her to wound enemies along with her skills and heal from the injury over time the wound causes. Carnage sees her swing her ax ahead in an enormous arc, wounding all enemies inside its radius.
Jagged Blade has two potential makes use of: a secondary hearth energetic that has the Queen throw her knife Gracie in a ability shot and allows her to yank any enemies it hits nearer to herself, and a passive that wounds any enemy hit by her fast melee assault. Commanding Shout offers all close by allies a well being and motion velocity buff, which helps her maintain her teammates alive. Her final, Rampage, makes her cost ahead whereas whirling her ax, wounding and debuffing all enemies she hits.
Junker Queen might be obtainable to play throughout the subsequent Overwatch 2 PvP beta, which begins on June 28.