Overwatch goes to the Moon in new Horizon Lunar Colony map
On the heels of Overwatch‘s one-year anniversary celebration, Blizzard is launching the next major piece of content: a new Assault map set on the Moon called Horizon Lunar Colony.
In Overwatch‘s fiction, Horizon Lunar Colony is the home of the genetically modified gorilla hero Winston. He was seen growing up there along with other human and gorilla test subjects to study the effect of long-term life in space in flashbacks from the previous “Recall” animated short. Following a gorilla uprising — in which most of the humans were killed — contact between the base and Earth was lost. That is, until now. (Winston himself escaped the battle and returned to Earth, where he joined the Overwatch organization.)
The new map will let…