Overwatch is already out, but Blizzard Entertainment
is far from done producing new digital shorts based on the hit first-person, multiplayer shooter. The next short will focus on the game's awesome robot, Bastion, in an animated short titled "The Last Bastion."
The new story will delve deeper into the world of Overwatch and show more of the beloved character. It will tell the origin story of the inquisitive transforming robot. Here's an official synopsis:
"The Last Bastion" tells the origin story of the inquisitive transforming robot, Bastion. 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...
The Last Bastion will premiere at Gamecom 2016 next week on April 18 at 9:00 am PST. Fans will be able to watch it online at gamescom.blizzard.com or watch it in attendance at the Blizzard Entertainment booth Hall 7 of the Koelnmesse convention center. Fans can also watch it live from the Blizzard Main Stage.
The Overwatch shorts so far have been great, with some fantastic animation and visuals. This one will hopefully be no exception. Here's another promo image for upcoming short. Overwatch is available now for Windows PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.