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Overwatch hosting Ashe Mardi Gras Challenge

Posted on February 25, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Starting today, Overwatch is hosting an Ashe Mardi Gras Challenge. Players can unlock six sprays, two player icons, and an Ashe skin until March 9. Bob has a skin featured during the event as well.

Here’s a full rundown of the Ashe Mardi Gras Challenge, along with details on the Experimental Mode we covered yesterday:

From February 25 to March 9, players will be able to let the good times roll and obtain six sprays, two player icons, and the epic Mardi Gras Ashe (and Bob) skin for a total of nine new rewards.

Ashe Mardi Gras Challenge: PLAY TO EARN

Your wins in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or Arcade will earn you new player icons, a new spray, and a new epic skin: Mardi Gras Ashe (and Bob)!

Win 3 Games | 2 Player Icons
Win 6 Games | 1 New Spray
Win 9 Games | Mardi Gras Ashe (and Bob) Epic Skin

Ashe Mardi Gras Challenge: WATCH TO EARN

Want more? You can watch Twitch streamers before, during or after matches to unlock even more Ashe and Bob cosmetics – we’re bringing you more Twitch Drops every time you tune in to participating broadcasters through March 9 to earn five Ashe’s Mardi Gras Challenge sprays!

Watch 2 Hours | 1 New Spray
Watch 4 Hours | 2 New Sprays
Watch 6 Hours | 2 New Sprays

In addition to the new Ashe rewards, the Experimental Card feature is now live on all platforms.

Experimental Mode

The Experimental mode allows the Overwatch team to test major gameplay changes, similar to how balance updates are tested in the public test realm (PTR) but now available for both PC and console players in the live game. Progressions earned in the Experimental mode is kept in your account unlike the PTR. Changes introduced in Experimental are not guaranteed to go into the live game.

The first test in the Experimental mode is Triple Damage, which defaults team roles to one tank, three damage, and two supports. Players will be able to try the Triple Damage experiment for a limited time.

We also have the following video:

Source: Blizzard PR

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