Ringing in the Year of the Dog.
Overwatch‘s seasonal Lunar New Year event is now live and will run until March 5.
As detailed on the official Overwatch website, Blizzard’s popular team-based shooter is celebrating the Year of the Dog with some changes to Capture the Flag. The event features a new competitive mode, various gameplay improvements, and the new map Ayutthaya. Check out Blizzard’s new trailer for the Lunar New Year event in the player above.
Additionally, there are over 50 new seasonal items for players to unlock—including a variety of legendary skins—as well as gear from last year’s Lunar New Year event, which you can acquire at reduced prices. Check out the gallery below for a look at some of the content featured in this year’s Lunar New Year event.
Last month brought with it the start of the first season of Overwatch League, which garnered a whopping 10 million viewers in its first week. The season will run up through June, culminating with the grand finals in July. You can follow all of the action on the Overwatch League companion app.
Alex Osborn is a freelance writer for IGN. Find him on Twitter at @alexcosborn.