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Overwatch 2 is introducing a squad of recent characters within the hero shooter sequel, and Junker Queen is a kind of recent faces. Her talents and supreme are on full show in a brand new trailer, which supplies us an ideal concept of how she’ll deal with throughout matches. She’s a Tank hero, and it exhibits.
Junker Queen’s firearm is a pink shotgun, a weapon that’s usually simplest in close-quarters confrontations. That’s additionally where her melee means shines: she carries round an enormous axe that may deal huge injury because it cleaves by means of close by enemies. To struggle at a distance, Junker Queen can throw her particular knife. It can stab inside melee vary, however when caught into an enemy from afar, it is going to really drag the goal again towards Junker Queen when she recollects the blade. As proven within the new gameplay trailer, this generally is a nice combo along with her close-range shotgun. Finally, her final calls forth a bunch of steel scraps and weapons that rotate round her wrist, dealing injury to all close by enemies.
If Junker Queen appears to be like just like the form of character you wish to strive, excellent news: she’ll be playable within the subsequent Overwatch 2 beta. That begins on Tuesday, June 28, and you may join the beta now on the game’s official web site. Unlike the primary beta, this one will likely be obtainable on each PC and consoles.
This can even give gamers one other likelihood to play as Sojourn. Along with Junker Queen, she’s one in all a number of new characters coming to Overwatch 2. A 3rd new character, a Support sort, can even launch alongside the game later this yr. As promised within the roadmap, extra heroes will be a part of the roster with every season.
Overwatch 2 has an October 4 launch date on PC, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. That would be the game’s early entry launch — it consists of the game’s PvP half, however not the PvE content material. Earlier this yr, Blizzard stated that Overwatch 2 would launch in two elements in order that the studio might get the game in gamers’ fingers extra shortly.