New Overwatch YA novel, The Hero of Numbani, set to launch subsequent yr • Eurogamer.internet
“All-new, unique story” will concentrate on Efi Oladele.
Overwatch’s deep, storied lore and thriving merchandising enterprise have united for a brand new enterprise in fiction with The Hero of Numbani, a brand new younger grownup novel releasing subsequent yr.Popping up on Amazon and noticed by Polygon, Scholastic has revealed it would publish the Overwatch novel on fifth Might, 2020. Centered on Efi Oladele, the younger creator of Orisa, the “action-packed novel” additionally options “the fan-favourite characters Efi, Orisa, Doomfist, and Lúcio in an all-new, unique story straight from the minds of the Overwatch sport workforce and critically acclaimed creator Nicky Drayden”.”Within the technologically superior African metropolis of Numbani, within the not-so-distant future, people stay in concord with humanoid robots generally known as omnics,” the e-book blurb tells us. “However when a terrorist tries to shatter that unity, a hero named Efi Oladele rises!”Efi has been making robots since she was little – machines to higher her neighborhood and enhance folks’s lives. However after she witnesses Doomfist’s catastrophic assault on town’s OR15 safety bots, Efi feels the decision to construct one thing better: a real guardian of Numbani.”Apparently, the e-novel is clearly labelled as “Guide #1” on Amazon.com, so it appears probably that additional instalments will observe. Sadly, proper now there is not any signal of it on Amazon.co.uk, although. Sorry. This yr, Overwatch has seen a few of the largest modifications since launch, with the introduction of function queue and new tank hero, Sigma, and a current eight GB obtain for the Public Take a look at Area (PTR) that made modifications to 13 heroes in a patch dubbed a “remaster”.