In the run up to Overwatch’s launch, Blizzard have been releasing short animated videos that explore some of the character’s backstory. This time, Soldier: 76 gets his animated debut.
Soldier: 76 used to be the original leader of the Overwatch, the group of heroes tasked with saving the world. According to the video, it sounds like he no longer sees himself as a hero, choosing to spend his time beating up local criminals in El Dorado.
This is the forth animated short released by Blizzard in the last few months, with the others focusing on characters, and . Each video lasts under ten minutes, so if you haven’t seen them already just queue them up and watch them all!
will be releasing on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on 24th May. You can expect us to have a review of the game within the next week.
Check out the video below to watch Soldier: 76 take on some Mexican criminals.