Celebrate The Second Anniversary of Overwatch In Style

Overwatch Anniversary Celebration Brings Tons Of Content On May 22nd

Overwatch Anniversary Celebration Brings Tons Of Content On May 22nd

And beyond new anniversary skins, players can look forward to a whole new free-for-all Deathmatch map called Petra. The Overwatch: Archives will also return so players can get clued up on some Overwatch lore.

Overwatch is ready to celebrate its two-year anniversary this month.

"Petra is handsome", Kaplan said during Wednesday's Developer Update video. Don't miss out if you do not own the game yet! Alongside the current dedicated Chateau FFA DM map, Blizzard will also be introducing a brand new map called Petra, which Kaplan says brings some interesting mechanics to it like a central section, holding a mega health pack, which gets more unstable and destroyed over time.

Overwatch's Jeff Kaplan was featured in the video and started by discussing the upcoming anniversary event. "We think you'll find that very fun".

For this free weekend, we're making Overwatch's full roster of 27 heroes and 18 maps available for play in a variety of modes, including Quick Play, Custom Games, and the Arcade.

"There's parts of the map that are great for open, long-range heroes, there's parts of the map that are great for short-ranged heroes". Each player will receive one as a login bonus which is guaranteed to drop one legendary item.

Overwatch's anniversary event begins on May 22 and ends on June 12. This means events such as Halloween Terror and Winter Wonderland will be available again plus all seasonal brawls like Lucioball and Yeti Hunt are coming back.

Most importantly though, just like last year's Anniversary Event, this year's lootboxes will give players the opportunity to unlock every single cosmetic item from all past seasonal events.

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