Overwatch Counts Down to Anniversary Event with Skin Reveals

Overwatch Anniversary Celebration Brings Tons Of Content On May 22nd

Blizzard is slowly revealing the new fashionable duds one-by-one, and we've just gotten a look at the first. Two years during which Blizzard's popular competitive multiplayer shooter won numerous awards, started its own esports league and built up a player base more than 40 million strong. The most interesting tidbit, however, was revealed by Overwatch Godfather and Game Director, Jeff Kaplan, in the most recent Developer Update video, "There are some really great cosmetic items too". What we do know is the game has a LOT of players.

"Petra is lovely. There are some really fun gameplay elements to it as well", Kaplan continued.

Little is known about the map beyond its name, but Kaplan states that it will include areas suitable for all types of heroes and a brand-new "mega health pack" at its center.

With a blonde 'do and a neon yellow get-up, Tracer's new Epic skin will be available for 750 gold during the Anniversary event. Players logging during the event will receive a bonus Legendary loot box, guaranteeing one Legendary item. With these loot boxes, players can get items that were left behind in the Summer Games and other Overwatch events.

For those who have missed any of those aforementioned Overwatch events, look for all of the seasonal brawls and missions to make their return during the Overwatch Anniversary event. Tracer's new skin is an Epic-tier skin called Lightning Tracer, and it outfits the speedy time traveler with a new yellow suit.

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