Followers are ready with bated breath for any inkling of Overwatch 2 news (and they may not have to attend for much longer with BlizzCon Online happening this month), however within the meantime, the Overwatch in-game occasion calendar presses on. Only a week faraway from the Kanezaka challenge centered on Hanzo, and fewer than a month after the conclusion of its newest occasion, Winter Wonderland 2020, Overwatch gamers can start getting excited for the Lunar New Yr 2021 occasion: Yr of the Ox.
As standard, followers can anticipate new and returning skins, emotes, voice traces, spotlight intros, and sprays. Those that soar into the combination may seemingly stay up for weekly challenges to unlock unique skins, participant icons, and sprays, plus particular limited-time event-specific modes; the Lunar New Yr occasion sometimes revives the Seize the Flag mode within the Arcade part of the menu.
Final yr’s Year of the Rat event introduced new celebratory skins for Sombra (full with a altering masks), Moira, Brigitte, Lucio, Winston, Doomfist, and Wrecking Ball, whereas Bastion and Soldier: 76 had been the recipients of recent emotes. As standard, the occasion additionally introduced again all of the limited-time gadgets gamers could have missed out on with previous Lunar New Yr occasions at diminished gold value. There hasn’t been any phrase on what characters will obtain new skins this time round, however Blizzard has sometimes begun rolling out teases daily as soon as a brand new occasion is introduced, so hold your eyes on the Overwatch social media channels within the lead as much as the Yr of the Ox occasion.
The Overwatch occasion celebrating the Yr of the Ox runs from February 4 to February 25.