Overwatch Winter Wonderland event has kicked off

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 11 December 2019 16:02 GMT

The Winter Wonderland event has started in Overwatch.

Overwatch players will participate in weekly challenges and a new mini-game mode called Snowball Deathmatch.

This is an eight-player free-for-all deathmatch where everyone will play as Mei, with a modified snowball gun like the one from Mei’s Snowball Offensive.

Mei will also get a new ability in this game mode called Catch. This will allow players to try and catch an enemy snowball and, if successful, add it to your ammo count. The first player to get to 15 eliminations wins.

Weekly Challenges will unlock limited-time rewards by winning nine games. Rewards include an array of player icons, sprays, and Epic skins.

Here’s the schedule:

  • Week 1: Ugly Sweater Soldier:76 (Epic)
  • Week 2: Holly Moira (Epic)
  • Week 3: Snow Angel Mercy (Epic)

New cosmetics include Legendary skins: Jotunn Doomfist, Mountain Man McCree, Rat King Reaper, and Rime Sigma.

Three Epic skins and various icons and sprays will also be available.

Alongside the Winter Wonderland even comes a patch which features workshop and hero updates and a list of bug fixes.

You can look over the patch notes at the link.

 

 

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