Overwatch's Orisa launching on March 21

Overwatch New hero Orisa officially releases on March 21

Described in a new "behind the scenes" video as an Anchor Tank, her role will be a defensive one.

Orisa, the new Overwatch hero that's been in testing on Windows PC for the past two weeks, will be live and playable in all versions of the game starting on Tuesday, March 21, Blizzard Entertainment announced today.

It seems more likely that some kind of tie-in title, based in the Overwatch universe could arrive on the Switch instead, however, Blizzard have yet to reveal any plans for the new console.

The hype from Overwatch fans for the upcoming hero Orisa is quite real.

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As explained by Blizzard, Orisa's main weapon is her rapid-fire Fusion Driver, an automatic gun with good range and accuracy even at a distance-though it comes at a cost, as Orisa's movement slows down while she fires.

"Orisa temporarily reduces damage she takes, and can not be affected by action-impairing effects".

Halt: Orisa launches a graviton charge which she can detonate, slowing nearby enemies and pulling them towards the explosion. She always carries "The Drum" on her back, and when her ult is charged, she can throw it on the ground to provide a 50 percent damage boost to any teammate in the Drum's line of sight.

Orisa is the first tank hero to be added post launch.

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