Blizzard Entertainment revealed Mauga as the next hero in Overwatch 2. Mauga is a Samoan Tank Hero that wields two chain guns called Gunny and Cha-Cha.
Mauga was revealed during BlizzCon 2023, and he is the first Samoan hero in the game. He will make his debut when Season 8 of Overwatch 2 starts on December 5, 2023. His kit revolves around the use of his two chainguns. Gunny is the left one, and it fires incendiary rounds that ignite enemies. Cha-cha is the volatile right chain gun, and it deals critical hits on burning enemies. Each gun can be shoot separately or in unison.
Three other core abilities that Mauga can use were introduced. One is Overrun, an unstoppable charge designed to break enemy lines. Cardiac Overdrive damages enemies and regains life for all allies in a radius around Mauga. Finally, Cage Fight traps enemies in a set area and grants infinite ammunition to Mauga.
You can watch the Overwatch 2 Mauga reveal trailer here:
Furthermore, Blizzard teased more upcoming content for Overwatch 2, including a new game mode titled Clash, a new Japanese map called Hanaoka, and the designs for a new Damage and Support Hero. More information about these will appear on November 4, 2023.
You can check the new designs here:
Overwatch 2 is available on the PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC. Mauga will appear with Season 8 of Overwatch 2, starting on December 5, 2023.
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