Overwatch Summer Games 2018

Overwatch Summer Games 2018

Today kicks off another limited-time season event, Overwatch Summer Games 2018. It runs today, August 9 through August 30. You can play Lúcioball in a new arena, Busan Stadium. Plus there’s Copa Lúcioball Season 2 and a whole lot of loot with over 50 new seasonal items including legendary skins like Fastball Zenyatta, Waveracer D.Va, and Cabana Ana. Plus you have the chance to score summer gear from previous years.

It’s all part of the latest patch, Besides for the Overwatch Summer Games updates, the new patch also has many tweaks to the hero abilities:

  • Ana – Nano Boost
    • Now also instantly heals the target for 300 health
    • Range increased from 30 to 40 meters
  • Brigitte – Shield Bash
    • Cooldown increased from 6 to 7 seconds
  • Brigitte – Repair Pack
    • An option to control Brigitte’s Repair Pack targeting sensitivity has been added under Options > Controls > Brigitte
  • Doomfist – Rocket Punch
    • No longer impacts Symmetra’s teleporter
    • Now destroys Symmetra’s sentry turrets without stopping his movement
  • Hanzo – Lunge
    • Cooldown increased from 4 to 5 seconds
  • Lúcio – Crossfade
    • Aura radius increase from 10 to 12 meters
  • Lúcio – Sound Barrier
    • Temporary shields granted increased from 500 to 750
  • Mercy – Caduceus Staff
    • Healing beam reduced from 60 healing per second to 50 healing per second
  • Moira – Biotic Grasp
    • Passive energy regeneration rate increased from 2 per second to 2.4 per second
  • Reinhardt – Barrier Field
    • Decorative insignia no longer protrudes from the shield’s surface
  • Sombra – General
    • Reduced the size of Sombra’s head hit volume
  • Symmetra – Photon Projector
    • Primary fire range increased from 10 to 12
  • Widowmaker – Grappling Hook
    • Cooldown increased from 8 seconds to 10 seconds
  • Zarya – Energy
    • Drain rate reduced from 2 energy per second to 1.6 energy per second
  • Zarya – Graviton Surge
    • Radius reduced from 8 to 6 meters

Watch the Overwatch Seasonal Event | Overwatch Summer Games 2018 Trailer from Blizzard Entertainment:

The Summer Games return for more fun in the sun!

This year, we’re celebrating the spirit of competition with a new Lúcioball arena and a smörgåsbord of loot. Unlock over 50 new seasonal items—including legendary skins like Waveracer D.Va, Fastball Zenyatta, and Cabana Ana—alongside our growing collection of summer gear from previous years.

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