'Overwatch' fans celebrate the return of hipster Hanzo

'Overwatch' fans celebrate the return of hipster Hanzo

The latter will be getting the appropriate holiday decorations along with Kings Row and Hanamura who got theirs previous year.

Winter Wonderland is set to hit Overwatch on December 12 and, according to Jeff Kaplan, a bunch of new and old skins will be coming to the game including legendary skins for "two of our favourite junkers" - here's hoping for a Roadhog Santa costume. One such game is Overwatch, which will host its Winter Wonderland event for the second year in the row beginning next week. For 2016's Winter Wonderland story content, Blizzard released a holiday-themed comic called Reflections.

The holiday brawl from last year, Mei's Snowball Offensive, will be back this year-both on Ecopoint Antarctica and now Black Forest as well. In an effort to make the limited-time event more balanced for the slow moving Meis, the Chinese climatologists can make use of an exclusive new ability, placing down an ice trap for the unsuspecting Yeti to get stuck in.

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Finally, a completely new game mode will be Mei's Yeti Hunt - an asymmetrical 1 v 5 boss fight. This new mode will pit five Mei players against a single overpowered Winston (no doubt sporting his Yeti skin). Essentially, it boils down to 5 Mei players taking on resident big lad Winston, who also happens to be player controlled. Whoever's playing as Winston the Yeti must collect meat power-ups in order to enter Primal Rage mode, enabling him to go from hunted to hunter, able to turn the tables on the team of Meis. Either way, as a huge fan of asymmetrical multiplayer game modes, I'm really stoked for this as Kaplan has stated that Yeti Hunt is in no way meant to be a serious competitive mode but is designed purely for fun.

Blizzard has announced the return of the Winter Wonderland event for Overwatch on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

"I know a lot of you are thinking it sounds kind of ridiculous and kind of silly, and I'm here to tell you it absolutely is", Kaplan said.

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