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The gamescom stream has revealed a lot of junk! We just got the latest animated short, featuring everyone's favorites, Junkrat and Roadhog, starring in "Junkertown: The Plan". And then there's also the actual Junkertown escort map that will be coming soon!

 

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Nestled in the remains of the Australian omnium, Junkertown was once “home sweet home” to everyone’s favorite criminal masterminds, Junkrat and Roadhog. Since being exiled by the Queen of Junkertown, this dangerous duo has burned, bombed, robbed, and killed their way across the world in search of one thing: TREASURE!

Now, these infamous Junkers have returned Down Under to bribe their way back into the Queen’s good graces. Will their plan work or will it all come up...explode-y?

 

 

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Junkertown is an Escort map located in the harsh and unforgiving Australian Outback. Constructed from the remains of a destroyed omnium, it's now the home to a band of lawless scavengers known as the Junkers, led by their cutthroat Queen. When they aren’t pillaging the omnium's skeleton for anything of value, the Junkers blow off steam in the Scrapyard—a massive gladiatorial arena whose combatants fight for glory, riches...and to survive.

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Having a Borderlands vibe on this one, it's great to see this kind of theme in Overwatch.

But now, all this makes me want to know more about that "Queen" that we've never heard of before, if I'm not mistaken.

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Oops forgot a "k" there.

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The quality of the animation really makes me want a Overwatch animated movie, even though I don't care much about Overwatch.

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20 hours ago, Aglommon said:

Having a Borderlands vibe on this one, it's great to see this kind of theme in Overwatch.

But now, all this makes me want to now more about that "Queen" that we've never heard of before, if I'm not mistaken.

You know what, you nailed it. I was trying to figure out why it felt so familiar. 100% has a Borderlands feel. Now all the map needs is.

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It dawns on me that claptrap would look great over the new map junkertown picture on the right hand corner but alas I have no photoshop skills. So just use your imagination :D

Edit: gave it a shot, not too good but i tried XD

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21 hours ago, Aglommon said:

Having a Borderlands vibe on this one, it's great to see this kind of theme in Overwatch.

But now, all this makes me want to now more about that "Queen" that we've never heard of before, if I'm not mistaken.

Bang on. It's that mechanical-desert style that is literally everywhere in Borderlands. I'm not bothered though, I absolutely loved it in BL and I'm praying I love it here. The map looks pretty decent all round, I'm kind of sad that it's not more tailored to let Roadhog/Junkrat prosper in-game though, since you'd imagine they'd be useful there lore-wise.

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