Overwatch Summer Games Returning Next Week


For these of you that had been questioning when the Summer Games could be making a return to Overwatch — or in the event that they had been returning in any respect for this yr — we’ve acquired some excellent news.

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Tonight on the official Overwatch Twitter account, Blizzard confirmed that we’re getting one other spherical of the video games beginning subsequent week on August 9. More loot bins, a brand new map, and, most significantly, enjoyable with mates. (Well, to some — loot bins could also be necessary to a sure few.)

“You’ll get a kick out of this!” the staff notes in its tweet, “Team up with your pals for Summer Games on August 9.” You can see the complete movement graphic for the Summer Games return beneath.

From the appears to be like of the decor, it seems that a brand new map can be launched primarily based round Lucioball, going down in Busan, South Korea. This comes from a tease tweet you can see beneath, which factors out the brand new locale.

There’s no phrase but if Copa Lucioball could be making a return or not, providing a handful of particular sprays to those who work onerous to win them. But on the very least, we should always have some skins that can be obtainable for sure characters (if not all), together with different potential rewards for these which might be able to put their Lucioball expertise to the check.

Whether these skins can be sufficient to beat out the superior Grillmaster 76 duds that we acquired final yr has but to be seen, however Blizzard will get fairly imaginative on the subject of distinctive summer time put on. We’ll see what teases come our means over the following few days earlier than the Games formally start.

In the meantime, it’s possible you’ll need to work in your expertise. These objects aren’t going so as to add themselves to your rising library of Overwatch gear. But you in all probability knew that already with the earlier occasions. Let the competitors start!

Overwatch is obtainable now for Xbox One, PlayStation four and PC.

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