Blizzard has announced that their mega-hit, Overwatch, will be getting a brand new seasonal event no one saw coming. This time around the in-game world will get a Year of the Rooster overhaul courtesy of the Chinese new year. As with previous events there will be special loot boxes that have been swapped out with the normal ones to meet the theme. There will be at least one item from this Lunar New Year collection in each box. As usual you’ll be able to acquire new skins, sprays, emotes, and victory screens.
The biggest gameplay addition is without a doubt the new game mode. This time players will be able to play the classic Capture the Flag within the Overwatch mythos. It will take place on the Lijiang Tower map and feature all the fun you’d expect from the prestigious mode. We’re sure Tracer will be an absolute nightmare, so make sure there’s a Junkrat or McCree guarding your flag. As you wait for the update to download check out the seasonal event’s trailer above.
Overwatch is developed by Blizzard Entertainment and was released on May 23rd, 2016 to much critical and commercial success. Definitely in part to these cool events. Let us know how lucky you are with your loot boxes and how the new game mode treats the world.
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