The United States is a geo-political entity that continues to exist in a post-Omnic Crisis world. Transcontinental train cars run across the country. The American Southwest is a fairly lawless area, where various gangs spend their time robbing trains and carrying out bank heists.
History[edit | edit source]
When the Omnic Crisis hit America, the country was willing to try anything to win the war. Consequently, the United States ran the highly classified but widely acknowledged "soldier enhancement program." Controversial, the program utilized pharmaceutical (among other means) to create "perfect soldiers" blessed with superhuman speed, strength, and agility. Ultimately, politics, mismanagement, and egos left it to Overwatch to finally win the war.
After the theft of a pulse rifle from the abandoned Watchpoint: Grand Mesa, the US conducted efforts to apprehend the intruder. Atlas News reporter Olympia Shaw believed that this intruder was also responsible for previous bombings of corporate offices and financial institutions within the United States.
Known Locations[edit | edit source]
The following locations are grouped on a by-state basis:
California[edit | edit source]
Other[edit | edit source]
- New York
Known Nationals[edit | edit source]
- Elizabeth Caledonia "Calamity" Ashe
- Marc Guerra
- Jesse McCree
- Jack Morrison
- Gabriel Reyes
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The United States' flag was revealed to be the same as the real-world United States of America in the loading screen for the Overwatch map Route 66.
References[edit | edit source]
- 2016-03-23, Overwatch Beta 22.214.171.124.28072 added Achievements, Brawl Mode & Route 66 Map. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2016-03-23
- 2018-11-23, BlizzCon 2018 Overwatch: What’s Next Panel Transcript. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2018-11-25
- 2017-04-05, Overwatch Digital Comic: "Uprising" PlayOverwatch. Accessed on 2017-04-05
- Overwatch, Soldier: 76 Quotes
- 2015-07-07, Fading Glory: On the Trail of Jack Morrison. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2015-07-07
- 2015-07-01, Experimental Weapon Stolen from Watchpoint: Grand Mesa. Blizzard Entertainment, accessed on 2015-07-06