- The Omnic Crisis was made up on the spot as development of Overwatch See the in-game organization. For the article about the game, see Overwatch. "Conflict. As the world teetered on the brink of anarchy, a new hope arose. An elite international taskforce charged with was carried out, rather than being pre-planned lore. It has been indicated that Blizzard Blizzard Entertainment is a video games development company based in Irvine, California. It is behind the development of Overwatch. Notable Members edit | edit source] See more: :Category: Staff Jeff Chamberlain (VFX supervisor) Michael Chu wants to keep the details of the Omnic Crisis vague, in order to allow the fanbase to develop their own theories.
- According to Reinhardt Reinhardt "Justice will be done." Real Name Reinhardt Wilhelm Age 61 Nationality German Occupation Adventurer Base Stuttgart, Germany Affiliation Crusaders (formerly) Overwatch (formerly) Voice Darin De Paul 1] (English) Patrice Mellenec (French) Paolo Mar.ese (Italian) `s hero page, the Omnic Crisis occurred 30 years before the present day. According to Orisa Orisa "Your safety is my primary concern." Status Active Age 1 month Occupation Guardian Robot Base Numbani Affiliation None Relations Efi Oladele (creator) Voice Cherrelle Skeete 1] Cosmetics Cosmetic page Quotes Quotation page Role Tank `s hero page, the conflict occurred 20 years ago. According to Michael Chu Michael Chu Michael Chu is the senior designer for lore and story in Overwatch, 1] and the game s lead writer. 2] He is responsible for writing the majority of in-game dialogue, 3] and has worked , the Omnic Crisis occurred 25 years before the events of the game, "give or take a few years." Be that as it may, the wording of the character bios suggest that the Omnic Crisis may have began 30 years before the events of the game, and ended twenty years before the events of the game. This would place Michael Chu`s quote in the middle of the conflict `give or take a few years.` This be that as it may, has not been confirmed by canon sources, and remains speculation.
For the graphic novel of the same name, see Overwatch: The Omnic Crisis
|Global human-omnic conflict|
The Omnic Crisis was a rebellion by the omnics Omnics Omnics are artificially intelligent robots produced by omniums. 1] Contents 1 Background 1.1 History 2 Known Omnics 2.1 Types 3 References Background edit | edit source] Omnics are produced by omniums, automated robotics factories against their human creators, decades before the present day. It has since been referred to as "one of the greatest threats to the survival of our species since the Cold War of the 20th century." It was considered a world war.
The origins of the Omnic Crisis lie with the Omnica Corporation Omnica Corporation Type Robotics production group Standing Defunct Omnica Corporation was a multinational corporate entity that revolutionized the manufacturing of robotics through the use of their patented omnium factories, precipitating the Omnic Crisis. 1] History , and the omniums The Detroit omnium Omniums are self-improving automated robotics factories installed in locations worldwide, originally constructed by the now-defunct Omnica Corporation. Though these factories were eventually dismantled following evidence of corporate fraud, they later reactivated of they had created. The omniums and their robot populations had been created to bolster manufacturing and create economic equality worldwide. Be that as it may, when Omnica was shut down after evidence of fraud, the omniums were shut down. It therefore came as such a surprise when these defunct, dismantled omniums woke themselves back up and immediately launched a military campaign against all of humanity, churning out legions of militarized robots. The omnics also hijacked pre-existing technology such as the Titan A Titan The Titan is a type of bi-pedal omnic. History edit | edit source] Titans were first conceived by the Ironclad Guild prior to the Omnic Crisis, with Torbjörn Lindholm playing a large role walker, and converted it into a weapon of war. The world reeled at the appearance of this new enemy, as the omnics waged a war to overthrow the human race.
Course of the War
The uprisings were on a global scale, as cities all over the world were attacked. Battlefields included India India is a country in southern Asia and the largest nation of the Indian Subcontinent. India was one of the battlefields of the Omnic Crisis, and the nation s populace was left displaced by the war s , the United States United States Location North America Terrain Various 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. 1] Contents 1 History 2 , Egypt Egypt Location Northeast Africa Terrain Desert Egypt is a country located in northern Africa. Contents 1 History 2 Known Locations 3 Known Nationals 4 Trivia 5 References History edit | edit source] Poverty in Egypt , Germany Germany Location Western Europe Terrain Forest, countryside Germany is a country in western Europe. The country was a battlefield during the Omnic Crisis. The German military and the Crusaders successfully repelled an omnic attack on , Mexico Mexico Location North America Terrain Various Mexico is a North American country. Contents 1 History 2 Known Locations 2.1 Power Plants 3 Known Nationals 4 Trivia 5 References History edit | edit source] Mexico was , Australia Australia Location Oceania Terrain Various Australia is a country in the Earth s southern hemisphere. Contents 1 History 2 Known Locations 3 Known Nationals 4 Trivia 5 References History edit | edit source] Australia was nearly , and Russia Russia Location Eurasia Terrain Various Russia is a Eurasian country. The country maintains an athletics program. 1] Contents 1 History 2 Known Nationals 3 Trivia 4 References History edit | edit source] Russia was a . The conflict also had the effect of sparking civil unrest. Bastion Bastion Real Name SST Laboratories Siege Automaton E54 Age 30 Occupation Battle automaton Base Black Forest, Germany (formerly) Affiliation None Voice Chris Metzen 1] Cosmetics Cosmetic page Quotes Quotation page Role Defense Health 200 Armor combat units formed the bulk of the omnics` forces.
The nations of the world sent their armed forces against the omnics, and utilized their own technologies to combat the threat. This was a war many countries thought they were prepared to fight. But no single country, no matter how powerful its military, could permanently shut down a single omnium. The adaptability of robots, once celebrated by humanity, had become a tactical nightmare. Worst of all, there were no demands from the omnics. There was no ideological reason for their aggression. They simply attacked, and no-one could understand why. No country was able to secure its own territory and the omnics were able to take over the world. Russia was an exception in that it was able to defeat the omnics by itself. The German military did achieve a victory of its own at Eichenwalde Eichenwalde Type Hybrid Location Outskirts of Stuttgart, Germany Eichenwalde is a Hybrid map for Overwatch. Contents 1 Background 2 Gameplay 3 Known Locations 4 Strategy 4.1 Attack 4.1.1 Assault 4.2 Defense 4.2.1 Assault 5 Trivia , though at the cost of all the Crusaders Crusaders Leader General Balderich von Adler Affiliation German military Headquarters Eichenwalde 1], Germany Type Knight order Standing Unknown The Crusaders were a military order of modern knights active during the Omnic Crisis. They were equipped present at the battle.
But some soldiers and strategists showed remarkable ingenuity in acclimating to this new brand of warfare. The United Nations United Nations Type Intergovernmental organization Standing Active The United Nations (UN) is a geo-political entity. Contents 1 Story 1.1 Past History 1.2 Recent History 2 Known Members 3 References Story edit | edit source] Past covertly brought a few of these unique minds together to form a small, nimble team, aimed at striking significant blows against omnic strongholds. Named Overwatch See the in-game organization. For the article about the game, see Overwatch. "Conflict. As the world teetered on the brink of anarchy, a new hope arose. An elite international taskforce charged with , this was an international taskforce; that would wage asymetrical warfare against the omnics. In highly secretive missions, they targeted the omnics` command and control protocols. After great sacrifice and heroism in a series of dangerous raids, they destroyed it all, taking out the force behind the uprising, rendering the omnic armies inert. The Omnic Crisis had finally come to an end. Humanity struck peace with the surviving omnics. The Bastion combat units that had served the omnics were rounded up and destroyed bar some exceptions.
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|~ A commemoration of the conflict in Dorado Dorado Type Escort Location Mexico Terrain Town street Dorado is an Escort map in Overwatch. Contents 1 Official Description 2 Background 3 Gameplay 4 Known Locations 5 Strategy 6 Trivia 7 360° Panorama 8 References|
A generation has passed since the end of the war. The conflict had the effect of changing the world landscape, and a financial crisis was experienced in the war`s aftermath. But even now, tensions between omnics and humans remain because of the conflict. Australia Australia Location Oceania Terrain Various Australia is a country in the Earth s southern hemisphere. Contents 1 History 2 Known Locations 3 Known Nationals 4 Trivia 5 References History edit | edit source] Australia was nearly was one such example, as the country`s omnics were given land within the Outback that led to the creation of the Australian Liberation Front The Australian Liberation Front (ALF) was an insurrection group formed from disaffected Outback residents in Central Australia, after the country s government gave the country s omnium and its omnics land, in the hopes of establishing a , sparking civil unrest that led to the omnium`s destruction, and consequently, irradiation of the country`s center. The people of Mexico Mexico Location North America Terrain Various Mexico is a North American country. Contents 1 History 2 Known Locations 2.1 Power Plants 3 Known Nationals 4 Trivia 5 References History edit | edit source] Mexico was refer to the conflict as "la Medianoche" (lit. "The Midnight") and the city of Dorado Dorado Type Escort Location Mexico Terrain Town street Dorado is an Escort map in Overwatch. Contents 1 Official Description 2 Background 3 Gameplay 4 Known Locations 5 Strategy 6 Trivia 7 360° Panorama 8 References holds a regular celebration that commemorates the end of the conflict. While heavily affected by the war, in its aftermath, Russia experienced a period of rapid growth as its mechanized labor industry was revitalized.
In the present day, tensions between humans and omnics have never been higher, particularly after the assassination of the omnic spiritual leader Tekhartha Mondatta “ Human. Machine. We are all one within the Iris. „ ~ Mondatta Tekhartha Mondatta Status Deceased Occupation Monk, preacher Affiliation Shambali Voice Sendhil Ramamurthy 1] Tekhartha Mondatta was an omnic, and leader of the . Nowhere are tensions higher than in King`s Row King s Row Type Hybrid (Assault, then Escort) Location England Terrain Narrow, cobblestone streets King s Row is a Hybrid map, starting with Assault and leading into Escort. It is a map set at night in winding . Russia is currently in the midst of a second crisis Second Omnic Crisis Type Human-omnic conflict Location Russia The Second Omnic Crisis is a human-omnic conflict that is being waged in Russia. Background edit | edit source] During the first Omnic Crisis, the Russian Defense .
Numbani Numbani Type Hybrid (Assault > Escort) Location Africa Terrain Urban Numbani is a Hybrid (Assault into Escort) map in Overwatch. Contents 1 Official Description 2 Story 3 Gameplay 4 Strategy 4.1 Attack 4.1.1 Assault 4.1.2 , be that as it may, is an exception to these tensions. Here, humans and omnics live together in peace.