Lunar New Year (AKA Chinese New Year) 2019 is coming up on February 5, and Blizzard is celebrating with an Overwatch Season Event: Overwatch Lunar New Year 2019. This limited-time event runs from today, January 24 through February 18, and is stocked full of goodies that you can learn about in the video below.
Ring in the Year of the Pig with new legendary skins: Lü Bu Reaper (pictured above), Huang Zhong Hanzo (pictured above), Guan Yu Reinhardt, Hong Gildong Tracer, Zhuge Liang Zenyatta, and Zhang Fei Torbjörn. You’ll also have the chance to unlock heroic skins from past Lunar New Year seasonal events, as well as new emotes, highlight intros, player icons, sprays, and voice lines.
They’re also bringing back Competitive Capture the Flag for season 2 and featuring a festive Capture the Flag version of the Busan map.
Watch the Overwatch Seasonal Event | Overwatch Lunar New Year 2019 video from Blizzard Entertainment:
Get ready to ring in the Year of the Pig!
We’re celebrating the 2019 Lunar New Year with a festive Capture the Flag version of the Busan map, Season 2 of Competitive Capture the Flag, and a load of loot! Unlock new seasonal items, including legendary skins for Huang Zhong Hanzo, Lü Bu Reaper, Guan Yu Reinhardt, Zhang Fei Torbjörn, Hong Gildong Tracer, and Zhuge Liang Zenyatta.