Overwatch To Celebrate Two-Year Anniversary, Legendary Edition Announced

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Blizzard have announced that from May 22 through June 12, the company will be celebrating the second anniversary of Overwatch. This includes a new map, special loot boxes, new dance emotes, a free weekend, and the announcement of Overwatch: Legendary Edition. This Legendary Edition releases on May 22 and include 15 Origin, Epic, and Legendary skins.

You can view the details down below:

NEW ITEMS

·         The Anniversary event will include more than 50 new items, including eight Legendary skins and three epic skins

·         New dance emotes have been added for Doomfist, Moira, and Brigitte

YOUR FAVORITES ARE BACK

·         The Anniversary event will bring back previous seasonal cosmetic items, including your favorite dance emotes from last year’s celebration

·         Past seasonal brawls are returning to the Arcade and will be rotated daily, including those found in Overwatch: Archives

NEW MAP

·         The Anniversary event will introduce the brand-new Deathmatch map, Petra

·         In addition to Petra, Deathmatch will include a new Competitive Mode, which will feature placement matches, skill rating tiers, and leaderboards

LOOT BOXES

·         Players who log in for the Anniversary event will receive one bonus Legendary Anniversary Loot Box, which will guarantee one Legendary item

·         Players who purchase the 50 Loot Box Bundle will receive one bonus Legendary Anniversary Loot Box

·         All previous seasonal event loot will be included in loot boxes for the duration of the event

FREE WEEKEND

·         Overwatch and the Anniversary event will be playable during our Free Weekend, which will run from May 25 through May 29

·         For those playing Overwatch on PlayStation, a PlayStation Plus account WILL NOT be required to play during Free Weekend

LEGENDARY EDITION

·         A new version of Overwatch, Legendary Edition, will be released digitally on May 22

·         Legendary Edition will include sets of Legendary, Epic, and Origin skins for a total of 15 skins with purchase