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Overwatch hosting Archives 2021 event

Posted on April 6, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Overwatch - Archives 2021

Just a short while ago, Overwatch kicked off its Archives 2021 event, featuring a new weekly challenge reward system and new Archives missions. Players can also log in from April 6 to April 27 to obtain new cosmetics.

Here’s a full breakdown of the event:

WEEKLY CHALLENGES

Weekly Challenges are back, but with a twist on how you earn rewards!

  • New Reward System
  • Instead of winning 9 games, you’ll now earn stars as you play
  • Players do not have to beat the mission to earn stars
  • Harder missions grant more stars
  • Earn 10/20/30 stars in Archives missions to unlock cosmetics
  • Week 1 
  • Earn double credit for Uprising Missions
  • Molten Cores – Enemies drop Lava on death
  • Glass Cannon – Players have 50% less health and increased damage
  • *NEW* Bulletproof Barriers – Enemy barriers are invulnerable
  • Earn 10 stars to unlock player icon, 20 stars to unlock spray
  • Earn 30 stars to unlock Corredor Lucio (Epic)
  • Week 2
  • Earn double credit for Retribution Missions
  • Surgical Strike – Only critical hits do damage to enemies
  • Close Quarters – Enemies can only be damaged if a player is nearby
  • *NEW* Sympathy Gains – Damaging enemies heals other enemies
  • Earn 10 stars to unlock player icon, 20 stars to unlock spray
  • Earn 30 stars to unlock Subaquatic Zenyatta (Epic)
  • Week 3 
  • Earn double credit for Storm Rising Missions
  • Blood Moon – No Support heroes and healing is reduced; heal yourself by doing damage
  • Storm Raging – Some heroes are enraged; killing them spreads the rage
  • *NEW* Thunderstorm – Enemies damage all nearby players
  • Earn 10 stars to unlock player icon, 20 stars to unlock spray
  • Earn 30 stars to unlock Camouflage Mercy (Epic)

NEW COSMETICS

  • 5 Legendary Skins
  • Cavalry Tracer
  • Mousquetaire Widowmaker
  • 1776 Soldier: 76
  • Polyanitsa Zarya
  • Bushi Genji
  • 3 Epic Skins
  • Player Icons, Sprays”

We have a trailer for Overwatch’s Archives 2021 event below.

Source: Blizzard PR

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