Now Live Is The Overwatch Year of the Rooster Event!

January 26, 2017 at 12:22 AM in Gaming News with no comments
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The Overwatch Year of the Rooster event is the latest Seasonal Event to come out of the game. It is already live and will end on February 13. The event will run for three weeks.

Overwatch celebrates the Lunar Chinese New Year – Year of the Rooster! Like all the previous seasonal events, there will be amazing new cosmetic items also a new gameplay mode is included.

There are changes in the Loot Boxes which are now Lunar Loot Boxes. It will contain themed skins, profile icons, victory poses, emotes, sprays, highlight intros and much more. Journey to the West inspired skins are available for D.Va, Winston, Zenyatta, and Roadhog. Event skins for Mei, Tracer, Mercy, and Junkrat are also available.

Capture the Rooster is the new team brawl mode which is like capture the flag. The battleground for this is in Lijiang Tower which is also festively decorated. Blizzard describes the new brawl as a “fast-paced brawl, players will need to get creative with their team compositions as they attempt to construct a lineup that’s simultaneously built for offensive speed and defensive stability.

The festive Overwatch Year of the Rooster announcement trailer can be watched below:

Now is your chance to collect over 100 themed cosmetic items which you can keep after this Seasonal Event is over. Overwatch is already released and is available for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.


Celebrate The Overwatch Year Of The Rooster Event This January 24th Get to join Overwatch as they celebrate the Year of the Rooster! A video announcement of the newest Seasonal event has been published for this.