Overwatch Lunar New Year 2020 Event Officially Announced

Nicholas Barth,

January 16, 2020 11:48 AM

Overwatch players will soon be able to enjoy all of the action from the Lunar New Year 2020 event.

Overwatch has celebrated the Lunar New Year each year of its life, and it will not be stopping in 2020. The official Twitter account for the popular first-person shooter posted an announcement video on Thursday, January 16th, that revealed when the Lunar New Year 2020 in-game event would be taking place. 

Players will be able to dive into all of the content that will be added with the Lunar New Year 2020 event when it begins on Friday, January 17th. This particular event is then scheduled to last until February 5th. You can find the official announcement video for the Lunar New Year 2020 Overwatch event below:

This event will see the 2020 Lunar New Year focus on the Rat, where previous years have focused on other animals from the Chinese Zodiac. 

"Get ready to ring in the 2020 Lunar New Year with more seasonal items, exciting weekly challenges and rewards, and the new brawl, Capture the Flag Blitz. We’re commemorating the Year of the Rat with an abundance of new skins, highlight intros, emotes, and sprays for players to unlock," states the official description of the event. "Fly a delightful kite as Bastion, savor some hot soup with Baptiste, or show your Lunar New Year spirit with new legendary skins like Opera Brigitte, Face Changer Sombra, Mask Dancer Moira, and Samul Nori Lúcio."

There are sure to be plenty of Overwatch players who will be excited to experience everything that the Lunar New Year 2020 event has to offer.

How excited are you for the Overwatch Lunar New Year 2020 event? Let us know in the comments below!


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