Some would possibly say Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland occasion has grow to be as a lot of a vacation custom as rewatching Residence Alone,
choking sipping on eggnog, and debating Die Onerous’s standing as a Christmas movie. In the event you imagine that, then you definately’ll most likely be comfortable to know the fifth annual occasion kicks off right now. As traditional, it comes with a recent wardrobe of holiday-themed cosmetics simply aching to be unlocked.
This 12 months’s occasion introduces a brand new arcade brawl, the Freezethaw Elimination. On this 4v4 battle, victory comes when one staff is ready to utterly freeze the opposite. Getting frozen acts the identical as dying, however teammates can thaw one another to get again within the recreation. It’s like taking part in freeze tag, however extra literal. Freethaw Elimination joins current arcade brawls Mei’s Snowball Offensive, Yeti Hunt, and Snowball Deathmatch.
New weekly challenges permit gamers to unlock limited-time participant icons, sprays, and, in fact, uncommon skins. You’ll need to win 9 video games to earn these rewards. Blizzard revealed the three Epic and 5 Legendary skins up for grabs in the course of the subsequent three weeks:
Week 1: Elf Junkrat
Week 2: Gingerbread Ana
Week 3: Frosty Roadhog
Ice Empress Moira
Hopefully we’ll be handled to some free loot containers upon logging it. ‘Tis the season of giving, in any case.
Winter Wonderland wraps up on January fifth so bear in mind to schedule some high quality “ignore my household” time to hop in and win some skins. Search for it on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Change, and PC. For extra on Overwatch, take a look at why we expect the sport deserves its personal Netflix animated series. In case you missed it, listed below are the skins Blizzard doled out throughout this 12 months’s Anniversary, Summer Games and Halloween occasions.