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Overwatch Lunar New Year 2021 event now live

Posted on February 4, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2021

Blizzard is celebrating the Year of the Ox in Overwatch with a Lunar New Year 2021 event. It’s live now on Switch and features new activities as well as cosmetics.

Here’s the full rundown:

NEW BRAWL: BOUNTY HUNTER
  • Player who scores the first kill of the match becomes a Target; everyone else becomes a Bounty Hunter
  • When the Target is killed, the player who dealt the final blow becomes the new Target
  • Bounty Hunter will become part of the standard Arcade rotation after Lunar New Year
WEEKLY CHALLENGES
  • Weekly Challenges are back for Lunar New Year, allowing you to unlock limited-time rewards by winning nine games each week.
  • Rewards include an array of player icons, sprays, and Epic skins!
  • Week 1: Terracotta Medic Baptiste
  • Week 2: Xiake McCree 
  • Week 3: Imperial Guard Reaper
NEW COSMETICS
  • 5 Legendary Skins
  • Bull Demon Orisa
  • Tiger Huntress Ashe
  • Dragonfire Bastion
  • Kkachi Echo
  • Pale Serpent Widowmaker
  • 3 Epic Skins
  • Player Icons, Sprays

Here’s a trailer:

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2021 will be live through February 25.

Source: Blizzard PR

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