Overwatch's Winter Wonderland event returns next week with many Meis

08 December, 2017, 01:10 | Author: Pamela Mathis
  • Overwatch Winter Wonderland

Blizzard Entertainment has revealed that the Winter Wonderland holiday event for Overwatch is set to return on December 12th, 2017, and will provide plenty of new goodies for players to enjoy this holiday season. One such game is Overwatch, which will host its Winter Wonderland event for the second year in the row beginning next week.

You'll get a good long look at the newly winter-ised Black Forest during the return of Mei's Snowball Offensive brawl.

New Legendary skins will arrive, with Kaplan teasing specific ones for Hanzo, Junkrat and Roadhog. The Ecopoint: Antarctica map is also in the mix alongside the black Forest arena, along with winterized versions of numerous game's maps to coincide with the event. As happened past year, the winter holiday event, Overwatch Winter Wonderland will also take place this month, bringing a new PvE mode, new skins, and cosmetics for all Overwatch Heroes.

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Fans of Mei will have a new event known as Mei's Yeti Hunt to play. Essentially, it boils down to 5 Mei players taking on resident big lad Winston, who also happens to be player controlled.

In each match's early goings, Winston has to elude the crack team of adorable, infuriating ice assassins and collect power-ups until he can go into primal rage mode, at which point the tables turn. They can use their Ice Walls. If Winston kills enough Meis, he wins.

"I know a lot of you are thinking it sounds kind of silly and kind of ridiculous and well, I'm here to tell you it absolutely is". Kaplan added that many of Overwatch's seasonal brawls are simply created to be fun, lighthearted and refreshing Arcade exercises that are available for a limited time.


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