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Festive cheer will spring up as soon as once more in Overwatch as the sport’s annual Winter Wonderland occasion returns Dec. 15.
A teaser shared on the European Overwatch Twitter account revealed this 12 months’s occasion alongside what seems to be a brand new spotlight intro for Mei, that includes her trusty robotic companion Snowball hovering over a nest of eggs. This teaser takes place in Ecopoint: Antarctica, which as soon as once more can be adorned for the vacation season and can seemingly characteristic the return of “Mei’s Snowball Offensive,” the place gamers take management of Mei to battle each other in a fast-paced snowball battle.
Snowball appears to resemble a penguin on this spotlight intro, so we might presumably expect a brand new penguin-themed pores and skin for Mei, although no different options of the occasion have been revealed to date.
Prior Winter Wonderland occasions have featured skins for widespread heroes reminiscent of Tracer, Winston, and McCree, in addition to new emotes, voice strains, and spotlight intros. We’re more likely to additionally see the return of the sport mode “Yeti Hunter,” by which a participant takes management of Winston in his yeti pores and skin and makes an attempt to steal meat positioned across the map whereas six different gamers take management of Mei and try and put a cease to the rampaging gorilla scientist.
Overwatch’s 2020 Winter Wonderland occasion will final till Jan. 5 and can characteristic new equipment in addition to returning ones from earlier years. Ensure to grind these cash and loot packing containers; as soon as the occasion is over, you received’t be capable of seize these beauty objects for some time.