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Overwatch’s new Control map, Oasis, is now live for everyone


Everyone is now free to run around Overwatch’s new Control map, Oasis, blasting away in a futuristic city wrapped in the heat blanket of the Arabian Desert. Just be sure to watch out for the cars zipping along the highway.

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If you haven’t already played or seen the map in the PTR, check it out in the trailer above. It’s definitely a looker, all shimmering skyscrapers, opulent halls, arches and decorative domes.

Its main feature, however, is a bounce pad that lets you take the high ground fast. There is a trade off, though, as you’re essentially a clay pigeon in the transition.

“There’s trouble in paradise as conflict breaks out in Oasis, a brand-new Control map set in one of the world’s most advanced cities, a shining jewel rising from the Arabian Desert,” says the official blurb.

“Researchers and academics from around the region came together to found a city dedicated to scientific progress without restraints – a monument to human ingenuity and invention. The city and its inhabitants are governed by the Ministries, a collection of brilliant minds who possess many secrets that have attracted the interest of powerful organisations from around the world.”

Fight for dominance across the map’s three control points now.