Overwatch‘s upcoming animated short is all about Bastion.
Blizzard has been releasing animated shorts that delve into the stories of Overwatch‘s characters prior to the events of the game, and the next short in the series will focus on Bastion. “The Last Bastion” is set to premiere on stage at Gamescom next Thursday, August 18, at 9am Pacific Time.
“The Last Bastion tells the origin story of the inquisitive transforming robot, Bastion,” the description reads. “In this episode, we follow the forgotten battle automaton as it unexpectedly reactivates after laying dormant in the wilderness for over a decade. Fascinated by its unfamiliar surroundings, the curious omnic begins to investigate, but quickly discovers its core combat programming may have a different directive…”