Of course, we have new presents for you to unwrap from our Winter Loot Boxes! Though the thought process behind them isn't the same. In the past, Epic skins cost 750 Credits and Legendary skins cost a whopping 3,000 Credits. Which ones are your favorites? This will likely be a legendary skin and one of the best from Winter Wonderland 2018. For Cypritree, Junkrat's Krampus makes a lot of sense for the hero. Does it fit the theme? Tell us on Twitter at realNewsgeek. Jeff Kaplan himself has stated that Blizzard's effectively going to recycle all the old modes from previous Winter Wonderland events, and we should only really expect a few new skins and festive map. To reload, you have to target one of the piles of snow that are littered around the map.
Skins and Other Cosmetic Items Next up, let's talk about the Winter Wonderland Loot Boxes and what you can expect to find inside them. Winter Wonderland begins Dec 11! Tanks are there to draw fire and soak up damage while protecting objectives or their team-mates, while support characters can heal other players, boost their damage output, or protect them. Share on: The Overwatch Winter Wonderland event goes live on Tuesday, and Blizzard has provided a look a few of the skins players can grab. 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. Damage-dealers do the traditional job of trying to outgun the opposing team's members. Ready to win frost place! The 2018 event runs until January 2.
It was, and the time has come again for an winter event! The Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2018 release date is December 11 and it ends on January 2. The five Meis try to hunt down Winston as he seeks out power-ups. Overwatch PlayOverwatch Funnily enough, a recent Pop Tarts loot box promotion seemed to leak at least the start date for Winter Wonderland this year. Overwatch is a team-based first-person shooter developed by Blizzard Entertainment. You can check out the full gallery of skins to see them all. Along with some wintery skins, emotes and highlight intros, what else can we expect from Winter Wonderland? Previously, Blizzard revealed that it has at any given time. Meat packs are sprinkled around the map for him, which will fuel his ultimate.
He's very fun to draw for me! While this Winter Wonderland focuses on cosmetics, its still pretty enjoyable to see festive takes on our favorite heroes. This year, as usual, all of the previous Winter Wonderland cosmetics will once again be available in loot boxes during the event. Just before Overwatch: Winter Wonderland launched, six talented community artists helped us bring our holiday-inspired skins to life, each crafting a work of art in their own unique visual style. Last year, Blizzard released about 19 holiday-themed skins for characters. For Winter Wonderland 2017, Blizzard is bringing back — Rudolph Roadhog, Nutcracker Zenyatta, Jingle Tracer, etc.
More interesting though is Mei's Snowball Offensive. In this sudden-death challenge, two teams of six compete on Ecopoint Antarctica, armed only with a single-shot snowball launcher that can one-shot enemy players. Bastion is boxy and can even transform to a turret, which is even more boxy looking, so the idea to wrap him up in holiday gift wrap was a no-brainer. Those two will make a return, while the Arena map Black Forest will also receive one of these seasonal passes. Lúcio is her favorite hero, so selecting Winter Fox Lúcio was an easy choice. Zarya can be decked out in her Snowboarder legendary skin.
Of course, an Overwatch seasonal event also means new skins. Absolutely, but at the end of the day, it's just a palette swap on her standard skin. Winter Wonderland begins Dec 11. If you've ever seen Faebelina's artwork, you know that Sugar Plum Fairy Mercy was an obvious choice. Do you think this leak is accurate? She spends the rest of Christmas lunch sulking.
If you want some help with it, take a look at our - it's packed full of tips, tricks and strategy advice. Well, they look more like pointe shoes, honestly. Alongside new Overwatch skins are emotes, sprays, voice lines, and of course new game modes. Certain maps should be redone to suit the season. He has been wearing the same hat for the occasion every year the past thirty and the one time it went missing, well, only Angela seems to know what happened that day. The Bastion on my team who keeps getting sniped? Biathlon sadly falls into the latter. That's how it plays in my head, at least.
Four maps have also gotten a snowy look: Blizzard World, King's Row, Black Forest, and Hanamura. What Overwatch hero are you hoping to see get a Winter Wonderland skin? So let's do that—with glamour shots! Winter Wonderland begins Dec 11. Dashiana is a 2D video game artist and animator who creates concept art for mobile games and works hard to emphasize the expressiveness of her characters. Visit Blizzard World to watch the snow fall, admire its twinkling nighttime lights, and savor the sight of confectionary-inspired décor. Taking down an enemy only requires one hit, but a miss can be costly.