Fancy A Game Of Overwatch Cause Lucioball & Summer Games 2020 Is In Town!

August 05 11:58 2020 Print This Article

Hello FPS players, there’s a few reasons to play Overwatch this August and its because of the 2020 Summer Games event! You can grab some exclusive skins and unique icons, sprays if you do! There’s also the return of Lucioball with new mechanics, so check out the video teaser embedded above or read up on more details below!

Let’s break it down for this year’s Summer Games! In addition to the new rewards you’ll be able to earn, your favorite cosmetic unlocks from years past will be available from August 5 through August 26, giving you a chance to catch up on rewards you may have missed! Check the 2020 Summer Games launch video and event site for more information.

NEW GAME MODE – LUCIOBALL REMIX

·      This is a faster, more chaotic, multi-ball version of Lucioball.

·      There are normally 2 balls in play throughout the match. If one gets scored, it respawns after a brief time.

·      Bonus balls are periodically spawned and are worth 3 points.

·      Players are not reset when a goal is scored. You keep playing.

·      Mercy rule: Games end early if one team has a 10-point lead.

·      Busan is getting new pillars and surfaces for more wall-riding opportunities.

·      Sydney is getting a ton of jump pad surfaces, and more wall-riding opportunities.

UPDATES TO LUCIOBALL

·      You can now crouch while midair to lunge down to the ground.

·      Lucio’s cooldowns are much shorter.

·      Lucio’s boop and punch range are increased.

·      Lucio moves a little faster.

·      Jump pads launch players a little higher.

·      Added gamepad rumble to goal-scoring moments.

·      Mercy rule: Games end early if one team has a 5-point lead.

WEEKLY CHALLENGES

·      These can be completed in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or the Arcade for limited-time sprays, player icons, and an epic skin on top of standard earnings normally received for playing Overwatch.

·      Week 1:

o   Win 3 Games | Baseballmari Player Icon

o   Win 6 Games | Union Jack Spray

o   Win 9 Games | Union Jack Tracer Epic Skin

·      Week 2:

o   Win 3 Games | Golfmari Player Icon

o   Win 6 Games | Sand Castle Spray

o   Win 9 Games | Sand Castle Bastion Epic Skin

·      Week 3:

o   Win 3 Games | Surfimari Player Icon

o   Win 6 Games | Ice Cream Spray

o   Win 9 Games | Ice Cream Orisa Epic Skin

NEW COSMETICS

·      This year’s Summer Games includes 5 new Legendary Skins (Tropical Baptiste, Lifeguard Pharah, Feskarn Brigitte, Karate Doomfist, Surf’s Up Echo), and 3 new Epic Skins.

·      Aside from Weekly Challenge rewards, new cosmetics also include 2 highlight intros, 1 emote, 3 poses, 7 player icons, and two sprays.

Let’s get this party started!

For more information on the Summer Games 2020 Overwatch event, check out Blizzard’s event site here.

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