Blizzard will reveal its fifth Overwatch animated short, “The Last Bastion” next Thursday, August 18.
Announced as part of the developer’s plans for Gamescom, the short will be broadcast on the developer’s stage and livestream from 9am PT/12pm ET/5pm UK/2am AU
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“‘The Last Bastion’ tells the origin story of the inquisitive transforming robot, Bastion”, reads Blizzard’s announcement. “In this episode, we follow the forgotten battle automaton as it unexpectedly reactivates after laying dormant in the wilderness for over a decade.
“Fascinated by its unfamiliar surroundings, the curious omnic begins to investigate, but quickly discovers its core combat programming may have a different directive…”
Blizzard also plans to show off “some new game content” at the show as part of a preview trailer, which will drop on Tuesday.