'Overwatch' Brigitte Cosplay and Fanart: Everyone Loves a Redhead

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Overwatch's latest hero, Brigitte Lindholm, is a staunch defender for what's right. Officially announced on Wednesday, Reinhardt's squire (and Torbjorn's daughter) has been a part of the game's lore for more than two years. Fans have gone crazy over her, creating fan art and trying to get cosplay costumes ready ahead of her release. She's a redhead with a shoulder tattoo and some medieval-ish armor, way less tricky than the last hero released, Moira. There's no need to make a giant exoskeleton with glowing tubes and face paint.

When you thought mercy was going to be your come back to cosplay but they announce brigette ❤️ pic.twitter.com/ZSdTsezlyj

— Alexia Jean Grey (@AlexiaJeanGrey) March 1, 2018

I’m really gonna try to make a Brigitte cosplay in only a week so i can wear her to a convention so here’s a little test using my real hair pic.twitter.com/5J9a6gZ28l

— jemma 💕 (@skyerainbowxo) February 28, 2018

Guess who did her Brigitte from Overwatch cosplay test! pic.twitter.com/CWO3r12Lwu

— Sorble (@LoveSoapie) February 28, 2018

I can't believe I got motivated to work out so I can one day cosplay brigette

— Emotional Support Butch (@DJCashEel) February 28, 2018

Fans (myself included) have been clamoring for another strong hero with a heart of gold. Birgitte's reception has already been amazingA flood of new fan art, ranging from the adorable to the absolutely absurd, continues to spread online. As a solid support class character, there's something optimistic about playing Brigitte. You get a sense of accomplishment from protecting your allies even if they don't deserve it. (I'm sorry Genji but you walked straight into that Bastion turret, spam the "I need healing" voice line as much as you like.)

Strong female strikes again! 💪#Brigette #Overwatch #VisibleWoman pic.twitter.com/nwVEnVbHDg

— Liliaht (@Liliaht_art) February 28, 2018

I have a headcanon that, as a kid, #brigette braided her dad's beard and he just rolled with it ever since.#overwatch #torbjorn #BrigitteLindholm pic.twitter.com/MijVyUeBpo

— jebboo 🕷 (jebby) (@puptum) February 28, 2018

I’m excited over Brigette. #overwatch #art #brigettelindholm pic.twitter.com/Uhyqa7M7IL

— Denimcatfish 🏳️‍🌈 (@denimcatfish) March 1, 2018

Couldn't help myself, had to draw her! she's super cute. Looking forward to playing with her #Overwatch #brigette pic.twitter.com/DWVryAB62e

— Mori (@MoriVisuals) February 28, 2018

Oil Painting of my New @PlayOverwatch Main #BrigitteLindholm!!! Painted Live on @Twitch! #Overwatch #FANART #brigette pic.twitter.com/ml5S2T0adW

— #BLM P Diddle (@AJP_Diddle) February 28, 2018

SHES HERE & SHES BEAUTIFUL! @PlayOverwatch #brigette pic.twitter.com/zgctJgMIUv

— Kellberry 🍓 ✨ (@kellberryart) March 1, 2018

What's been your favorite Brigitte cosplay or fan art? Tell us in the comments.