It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
For the next three weeks, Overwatch is getting into the holiday spirit with the return of a seasonal event: Winter Wonderland! Expand your collection of seasonal items, enjoy two classic winter brawls, and get ready for lots of holiday fun and loot in this limited-time event.
This year, we’re celebrating by bringing back a pair of Overwatch players’ favorite Arcade brawls: Yeti Hunter and Mei’s Snowball Offensive. We’ve also decked the halls of the Blizzard World map with a sprinkle of wintry holiday cheer. But we know what you really want most: presents! Unlock new seasonal items—including legendary skins like Krampus Junkrat, Figure Skater Symmetra, Snow Fox Lucio, Snowboarder Zarya, Sugar Plum Fairy Mercy, and Biathalon Widowmaker—alongside winter gear from last year at reduced credit costs. And last but not least, there are also three new epic skins: Gift Wrap Bastion, Festive Reinhardt, and Winter Ashe (with appropriately decked-out Bob).
This 6-player brawl pits five Mei players against one Yeti player who uses Winston’s abilities. The Yeti must gather meat to unlock a powerful Primal Rage ability, making him immune to Mei’s freezing abilities and granting other powerful bonuses to help eliminate the hunters. Mei players have a new tool in their arsenal, too: a “Yeti Trap” ultimate ability to root their quarry in place. Yeti players must survive long enough to eliminate enemy Meis before they take him down. Which side will emerge victorious from the snow
Mei’s Snowball Offensive
In this brawl, Mei’s Endothermic Blaster has been modified to fire a single, super-powered snowball. Taking down an enemy only requires one hit, but a miss can be costly. Once your weapon is empty, search for the nearest snow pile to reload. When the battle starts to heat up, you can activate Mei’s ultimate, which turns her blaster into an automatic snowball launcher, allowing you to fire continuously as your enemies scatter. Mei’s Snowball Offensive is playable on the Black Forest map as well as Ecopoint: Antarctica
‘Tis the Season
Celebrate the holiday season with Winter Loot Boxes, filled with new skins, emotes, highlight, player icons, sprays, voice lines, and more. You can also purchase items you missed from last year’s event with credits at a discount. Don’t wait too long—these Loot Boxes will disappear faster than holiday desserts.
Join us for some holiday cheer in Winter Wonderland 2019—see you in Overwatch!