In what is great news for Overwatch players Doomfist (the long awaited hero), is finally making his way to the public test realm for PC players. The long awaited villain has a new character trailer and developer update from Jeff Kaplan. He definitely has THE COOLEST ANIME CHARACTER VIDEO REVEAL of all the heroes. Check it out below as well as more info on what he brings to the game.
Doomfist, real name Akande Ogundimu, is the newest offense character in the Overwatch placement. Above is a video showcasing his abilities and below is his official description.
“Doomfist’s cybernetics make him a highly-mobile, powerful frontline fighter. In addition to dealing ranged damage with his Hand Cannon, Doomfist can slam the ground, knock enemies into the air and off balance, or charge into the fray with his Rocket Punch. When facing a tightly packed group, Doomfist leaps out of view, then crashes down to earth with a spectacular Meteor Strike.”
His Abilities Include:
Doomfist fires a short-range burst from the knuckles of his fist. Its ammunition is automatically regenerated over a short time.
Doomfist leaps forward and smashes into the ground, knocking nearby enemies toward him.
Doomfist uppercuts enemies in front of him into the air.
After charging up, Doomfist lunges forward and knocks an enemy back, dealing additional damage if they impact a wall.
THE BEST DEFENSE…
Doomfist generates temporary personal shields when he deals ability damage.
Doomfist leaps into the sky, then crashes to the ground, dealing significant damage.
You can check out his story and more details at the official Overwatch website HERE.
Jeff Kaplan has also got the developer update available to watch for him as well. Check it out below!
What do you think of the new offense character? Are you excited for his placement? Is he as overpowered as we think all the heroes are when they’re first revealed? Where does Overwatch go after this? What happened to Terry Crews? Let us know your thoughts in the comments and catch us trying out Doomfist on the PTR.