A new Deathmatch map in Overwatch called Malevento will allow team hero shooter players to fight through a peaceful Italian village.
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Blizzard Entertainment’s team-based first-person shooter Monitoring just received a new Deathmatch map set in a serene Italian hilltop town. The multiplayer shooter launched in 2016, but has retained a large fan base, not least due to its popularity within the esports community. While Monitoring also received a new Kanezaka card this year, major expansions are on hold until the next release of Monitoring 2.
Since the announcement of Monitoring 2 in 2019, updates to the first game slowed down. Blizzard developers initially claimed that updates for Monitoring and Monitoring 2 would take place simultaneously, ensuring that the players of the first title would not be left behind. However, news regarding the expected sequel has stalled, resulting in a lack of updates for the first game. Since the announcement in November 2019 of Overwatch 2, only one new hero – the robotic warrior Echo – has been added to its predecessor. Kanezaka was also the first competitive card to be released after the sequel was announced, although Monitoring Game Director Aaron Keller recently said big new features are coming Monitoring in the near future.
As reported by GameSpot, a new Monitoring a map called Malevento has now been added to the team hero shooter. The magnificent map takes place in a picturesque Italian hilltop town, complete with classical statues and a large cathedral. Malevento will function as a Deathmatch map, making it accessible in the aggressive Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch game modes, where defeating the enemy is the only objective. GameSpot reports that the card was scheduled to debut weeks ago, but has been delayed due to Activision Blizzard’s ongoing lawsuit. Malevento is now available in Monitoring on all platforms.
As Monitoring Receives First New Content In Months, Blizzard Revealed Additional Changes Coming Monitoring 2. The upcoming sequel will bring changes to the heroes of the first game, ranging from small tweaks to massive overhauls. The humanoid robot Bastion is undergoing substantial revamps, making it comparatively more aggressive than its design and mechanics in the first game. Bastion’s powerful Sentry mode can now move, but is only accessible for eight seconds at a time. His ultimate ability is also completely different, allowing him to spice up artillery across three parts of the map.
As the last piece of Monitoring content in a while, Malevento is sure to draw gamers into Blizzard’s team hero shooter. The map features a beautiful recreation of a peaceful hilltop Italian village, and players will now be able to go wild in this peaceful village in fast-paced Deathmatch game modes. With Monitoring 2still shrouded in mystery (further compounded by the departure of Overwatch 2 Blizzard Executive Producer), fans of the series can at least enjoy one new map in the original title.
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Monitoring is available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC.
Source: PlayOverwatch / YouTube, GameSpot
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