Completely happy birthday, Overwatch.
Blizzard’s particular event for the team-based shooter’s first anniversary is now reside. It should go on till June 12. Since launching on Could 24, 2016, Overwatch has attracted over 30 million gamers.
That is the sixth event Overwatch has run. They offer folks an excuse to commonly come again to the sport to see the brand new cosmetics and play modes. And, since these costumes and different goodies are available for a restricted time, it encourages gamers to spend actual cash on loot packing containers for an opportunity to unlock them.
This anniversary event provides over 100 new beauty objects, together with legendary skins for lots of the recreation’s heroes (these are the rarest costumes within the recreation, considerably altering a personality’s look). It additionally introduces three new Area maps: Castillo, Necropolis, and Black Forest. These be a part of Ecopoint: Antartica, which was once the sport’s only map for one-vs.-one and three-vs.-three matches.
The event additionally provides new three-vs.-three and one-vs.one modes. Lockout Eliminations has two groups of three gamers preventing in a number of rounds. If a gamers wins a spherical as a hero, that character turns into unavailable for the remainder of the match. Restricted Duel has two gamers going head-to-head, however each of them can only choose heroes from the identical restricted pool.
Blizzard has additionally launched some bug fixes and stability adjustments for Overatch. You possibly can learn the complete patch notes here.