Blizzard has released a new animated short for Overwatch, its upcoming team-based multiplayer shooter. While the first focused on Winston, the super-smart, ultra-powerful gorilla, this second one is all about Widowmaker, the deadly female assassin.

The video shows the sniper attempting to assassinate Zenyatta, another one of the game’s playable heroes. Zenyatta seems to be a spiritual leader is seen advocating for harmony between humankind and machines. Tracer, the high-energy British hero with time-manipulation abilities, who steps in to put a stop to Windowmaker’s plans.

Check out the video below to see what happens.


Overwatch will launch on May 24th for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game was initially revealed as a PC only title, but in November 2015 Blizzard added announced Overwatch for Xbox One and PS4. Stay Tuned to Gamer Assault Weekly for more on Overwatch and for all your gaming needs.



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