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Overwatch hosting Archives 2020 event

Posted on March 12, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Overwatch has kicked off its Archives 2020 event. Starting today, players can explore the game’s past “experiencing story-driven co-op missions from pivotal moments in Overwatch history.” Challenge Missions have been added to earn new achievements and unique sprays.

By playing the event, exclusive items can be obtained from the Archives Loot Boxes. These include skins, emotes, highlight intros, player icons, sprays, and more.

Here’s a full rundown of challenge missions and unlockable epic skins:

CHALLENGE MISSIONS

Week 1 – Two Uprising Missions Unlocked

  • Molten Cores – Enemies drop Lava on death
  • Glass Cannon – Players have 50% less health and increased damage

Week 2 – Two Retribution Missions Unlocked

  • Surgical Strike – Only critical hits do damage to enemies
  • Close Quarters – Enemies can only be damaged if a player is nearby

Week 3 – Two Storm Rising Missions Unlocked

  • Blood Moon Rising – No Support heroes and healing is reduced. Heal yourself by doing damage
  • Storm Raging – Some Enemies are enraged. Killing them spreads the rage

WEEKLY CHALLENGES

  • Week 1: Holi Symmetra (Epic)
  • Week 2: Rustclad Torbjorn (Epic)
  • Week 3: Bear Mei (Epic)

And a trailer:

Overwatch Archives 2020 ends on April 2.

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