Overwatch’s Lunar New Year event returns

Overwatch’s annual Lunar New Year event has returned with the Year of the Rat.

During the event, players will be able to compete in a new variant of Capture the Flag called Blitz. In this variation of Capture the Flag, both teams’ flags are much closer together and six captures are required to win, instead of the usual three.

Players can also earn new skins for Doomfist, Winston, and Wrecking Ball by winning nine games during each week of the event. A full list of available rewards can be found below:

  • Week 1 – Jingang Doomfist Icon (3 Wins), Focus Doomfist Spray (6 Wins), Monk Doomfist Skin (9 Wins).
  • Week 2 – Ancient Bronze Winston Icon (3 Wins), Ancient Bronze Winston Spray (6 Wins), Ancient Bronze Winston Skin (9 Wins).
  • Week 3 – Rat Wrecking Ball Icon (3 Wins), Spring Wrecking Ball Spray (6 Wins), Paper Cutting Wrecking Ball Skin (9 Wins).

In addition to the above, new legendary skins, emotes and intro highlights are available to craft and find in loot boxes alongside returning items from previous years. This year’s new legendary skins include Face Changer Sombra, Mask Dancer Moira, Opera Brigitte, and Samul Nori Lucio.

Overwatch’s Lunar New Year event will be live until February 5th.

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