It’s not a holiday, but Overwatch is giving its fans another batch of content.
After a leak yesterday, Blizzard confirmed Overwatch’s Uprising event today. From April 11 (yes, as in now) to May 1, players can unlock over 100 new cosmetics from loot boxes, including new character skins. The event also includes a new cooperative multiplayer mode, set seven years in the past. It depicts an uprising in King’s Row and has players working together as Torbjörn, Tracer, Reinhardt, and Mercy.
Overwatch launched last May for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC and quickly became a big hit with over 25 million players. Events like these keep players engaged by offering new content and cosmetics.
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Like with past events, the special loot boxes that give out the new cosmetics are only available for a limited time. In this case, until May 1. You can unlock loot boxes by increasing your player level or winning special game modes, or you can pay real money to buy them.
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