‘Overwatch’ Art Director Reveals Bastion Used To Fly

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According to Overwatch’s Assistant Art Director, Arnold Tsang, Bastion once was means to fly. That’s right, Overwatch’s loveable turret creatively had a enchanting energy of flight.

Speaking to Gamerant, Tsang suggested that Blizzard creatively had a most opposite pattern for Bastion.

“Bastion used to be means to fly – we attempted a lot of opposite things for his ultimate,” pronounced Tsang.

Tsang seems to indicate that maybe Bastion usually could fly when he used his ultimate. we like to trust that he had dark wings that usually seemed when he destitute out his ultimate? That sounds awesome. Or maybe he could fly all a time. Unfortunately, Tsang doesn’t yield any some-more specifics on a matter.

What he did exhibit yet is that Bastion also during one indicate featured a front confronting shield, that was eventually scrapped before a diversion expelled during a array of balancing adjustments.

However, before Blizzard took Bastion’s defense away, it supposing him with a big, 1000HP cover that stable his front. However, in sequence to use it, players would have to scapegoat mobility, since when active Bastion could usually spin 60 degrees.

For those that remember, behind when a diversion initial expelled on May 24, 2016, many complained about Bastion being over-powered and infrequently game-breaking. And he was, to an extent, in other words, if we were on a group that didn’t know how to scrupulously opposite him (which was many for awhile) afterwards he could be a calamity on certain maps, during certain chokepoints, and with certain characters around him.

That said, suppose if he had a defense and could fly everywhere? Imagine how most of a calamity he would have been? It would have been cataclysmic, yet how cataclysmic, we’ll never know. Probably not as bad as a Torbjorn with wings.


Overwatch is accessible for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One. To date, there is no word of a Nintendo Switch release. But if we know anything about a Nintendo Switch, never count it out for a port. Ever.

Anyway, for some-more news, information, and media on Overwatch, be certain to sight a prior — and frequently updated — coverage of a team-based mixed shooter by clicking right here.

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