Overwatch 2’s Lunar New 12 months 2023 occasion is simply across the nook. The upcoming occasion will convey a number of new content material for followers to get pleasure from. Aside from the event-exclusive Hero skins, the occasion will convey quite a few in-game challenges for gamers to finish and earn free rewards; nevertheless, not like earlier years’ occasions, particulars pertaining to event-specific recreation modes are presently restricted.
Overwatch 2 Season 2 launched with a heap of content material. Aside from a brand new Battle Cross and modifications within the energetic map pool, this season hosts a number of limited-time occasions. The Winter Wonderland Christmas occasion just lately concluded and the Battle for Olympus is stay.
The Lunar New 12 months 2023 occasion will kick off within the coming week, marking the start of the 12 months of the Rabbit.
Every little thing followers must learn about Overwatch 2 Lunar New 12 months 2023’s recreation modes
As talked about earlier, particulars relating to the upcoming occasion are fairly restricted. Blizzard Leisure hasn’t formally revealed any data on the time of writing this text. Builders have solely revealed the dates of the occasion, which has additionally created confusion because the official Blizzard information weblog and the official Season 2 poster portrays two completely different finish dates for the Lunar New 12 months 2023.
Furthermore, there have been no official statements from the builders relating to the unique Hero skins or rewards. The group was in a position to establish solely two confirmed ones, which had been proven within the Overwatch 2 Season 2 official trailer on YouTube.
With a lot confusion surrounding the occasion, followers are not sure whether or not they’ll obtain new recreation modes. Whereas nothing has been formally declared, taking hints from previous occasions, it may be speculated that the upcoming limited-time occasion will arrive with distinctive recreation modes.
Though the Lunar New 12 months occasion is a primary for Overwatch 2, it is not a primary for the collection. The primary Lunar New 12 months occasion passed off within the present title’s predecessor, Overwatch. It started in 2017 and was referred to as the 12 months of the Rooster. Since then, it has taken place yearly frequently.
The primary occasion noticed a limited-time recreation mode referred to as “Seize the Rooster,” an Arcade mode that could be a modified model of Seize the Flag. Within the subsequent iterations of the Lunar New 12 months occasion, the title additionally noticed related limited-time Seize the Flag recreation modes with modifications.
Primarily based on earlier developments and numerous sources on-line, the upcoming occasion will doubtless see the return of the next modes:
- Bounty Hunter
- Seize the Flag
- Seize the Flag Blitz
Blizzard has saved its followers at the hours of darkness with out revealing any main data. The occasion is about to go stay on January 11, 2023, and can finish on February 6, 2023; nevertheless, as talked about earlier, as a result of conflicting data from Blizzard, the top date may be February 1, 2023, as nicely.
Overwatch 2 is a free-to-play FPS title and is presently obtainable for obtain on PC (by way of Battle.web), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Collection S, Xbox Collection X, and Nintendo Swap.