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Northeast Africa

Egypt is a country located in northern Africa.

History[edit | edit source]

Poverty in Egypt

Egypt was a battlefield during the Omnic Crisis. As the conflict inflicted a heavy toll on the country, Egypt's depleted and undermanned security forces relied on elite snipers for support.[1]

Seven years before the present day, Director Petras ordered a full investigation into the murder of an Overwatch official in Cairo. Sometime before this, Egypt was the site of a humanitarian crisis that Dr. Ziegler stated Overwatch didn't have the resources to deal with again.[2]

In the present day, poverty is an issue within the nation.[3]

Known Locations[edit | edit source]

Known Nationals[edit | edit source]

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Egypt's flag was revealed to be the same as the real-world Arab Republic of Egypt in the loading screen for the Overwatch map Temple of Anubis.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Ana, Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2016-07-12
  2. 2017-04-05, Overwatch Digital Comic: "Uprising" PlayOverwatch. Accessed on 2017-04-05
  3. 2016-02-05, Overwatch Cinematic Teaser | "Are You With Us?". YouTube, accessed on 2016-05-04