‘Overwatch’ Releases New Young Adult Novel

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The Hero of Numbani

The Hero of Numbani, a new Overwatch young adult novel from Scholastic’s AFK imprint and critically acclaimed author Nicky Drayden, is available now. Fans can enjoy the original story, which chronciles the origins of the playable hero Orisa, straight from the Overwatch game team. Set within the technologically advanced African city of Numbani, a young inventor named Efi Oladele witnesses an attack by Doomfist and feels driven to build Numbani the hero it deserves. As she races to complete her robot, Doomfist is mounting a series of attacks. Can Efi stop Doomfist before it’s too late?

The novel is available from Scholastic now as a paperback at $9.99 and eBook at $5.99. Fans can also get a sneak peek of the adventure via an excerpt on the website.