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A new lore/in-world news post talks about the Horizon Lunar Colony's fate and a whole lot of gorillas on the moon.

It seems after the Destiny 2 announcement and their Wizards on the moon Overwatch is getting back into the moon game as well, with gorillas! The latest lore/in-world news post covers Winston's home, the Horizon Lunar Colony, and it seems a gorilla named Hammond is making some trouble! A new map seems like the obvious tie-in, but there might be more to it as, during the anniversary event stream, Jeff Kaplan mentioned there will be some really cool hero news "just on the horizon". Now, it's more likely he was just using a phrase, but Blizzard can get sneaky with their teases!

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For the first time in years after Horizon Lunar Colony went offline, new information has been revealed as to the fate of the program.

At a press conference today, Lucheng Interstellar revealed the surprising fact that the colony's databases and monitoring systems are still up and running this day. While no direct communication has been established with the facility, the company has successfully retrieved interpersonnel logs sent days and moments before the base lost contact with earth. Below are some of the transmissions Lucheng shared.







Lucheng Interstellar has released its first image of the colony's still-operating integrated monitoring systems. A Lucheng spokesperson told Atlas News the connection is unstable, but the company is working around the clock to gather new information.


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Could it be that airlock E was thrown into shit because Hammond used it to escape? 

If it's a map, it would be cool to have it be interactive in a sense that you could go into the airlock but it will randomly closed and eject people inside into space?

If it's a hero, we have a lil guy (was gonna say monkey but reddit seem convinced it's a cat)

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Sombra hype 2.0?! God I hope not... as fun as it was, it was way over played. Also needs to be done faster than that was, since it took months.

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51 minutes ago, Laragon said:

Sombra hype 2.0?! God I hope not... as fun as it was, it was way over played. Also needs to be done faster than that was, since it took months.

I think they very much learned a lesson from the whole Sombra thing.

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Smaller test subject, it's in a cage not quarter, the needed reminder that his cage is empty for a while as the primary focus is on all the gorillas but Hammond. Jetpack kitty incoming.

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