The 12 months of the Rabbit has arrived, and the Overwatch 2 Lunar New 12 months occasion has begun. Blizzard’s free-to-play FPS sport is marking the event with three arcade brawls, themed skins to gather, and a few fireworks at Lijang Tower. The occasion runs January 17-31.
The three arcade brawls are Seize the Flag, Seize the Flag Blitz, and Bounty Hunter. Seize the Flag works within the conventional manner: groups must work collectively to seize their opponents’ flag and return it to the pleasant base, whereas guarding their very own flag from the opposing workforce.
Seize the Flag Blitz works a lot the identical manner, with flags positioned nearer to the centre of the map.
Bounty Hunter is a free-for-all mode by which the primary individual to get a kill has a bounty positioned on their head. Whereas they’ve the bounty, they’ll earn bonus factors on every kill. Nonetheless, everybody else on the map can see their location, and as quickly as one other participant kills the participant with the bounty, the bounty transfers to their killer.
The Lunar New 12 months occasion contains new rewards and occasion challenges, together with a Kkachi Echo legendary pores and skin earned by finishing 4 of the 5 out there challenges. Gamers may decide up a Masked Dancer legendary pores and skin and The Lion Roars victory pose for Moira by watching two hours of Overwatch 2 streams on Twitch.
The one new pores and skin launched for this occasion is the Hu Tou Mao epic pores and skin for Mei, which has a brilliant pink theme and features a festive winter cap with rabbit ears on its high, which is offered for 1,000 Overwatch cash. This has a number of gamers grumbling within the Blizzard boards, however some previous Lunar New Years skins can be found at a reduced value within the store, if that’s any comfort.
Try our information to the Overwatch 2 Lunar New 12 months occasion for extra info, and prepare for the Overwatch 2 Season 3 launch date, as a result of that’s simply across the nook.