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Overwatch hosting Lunar New Year 2020 event

Posted on January 16, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Blizzard is celebrating the Year of the Rat with a new Lunar New Year 2020 event. It’s now live on Switch with exclusive rewards.

Here’s a rundown of the event, along with a trailer:

NEW GAME MODE: CTF BLITZ

  • Capture the Flag returns to the Arcade for Lunar New Year!
  • CTF Blitz is a modified version of Capture the Flag we’re introducing with the Lunar patch this year.
  • The flags are much closer than before – they are at the locations that overtime games typically go to.
  • Instead of 3 captures, you need 6 to win!

WEEKLY CHALLENGES

  • Weekly Challenges are back for Lunar New Year, allowing you to unlock limited-time rewards by winning nine games.
  • Rewards include an array of player icons, sprays, and Epic skins!
    • Week 1: Monk Doomfist (Epic)
    • Week 2: Ancient Bronze Winston (Epic)
    • Week 3: Paper Cutting Wrecking Ball (Epic)

NEW COSMETICS

  • 4 Legendary Skins
    • Opera Brigitte
    • Face Changer Sombra
    • Mask Dancer Moira
    • Samul Nori Lucio
  • 3 Epic Skins
  • Player Icons, Emotes, Sprays

The Lunar New Year 2020 event will be live until February 6.

Source: Blizzard PR

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