Overwatch’s Lunar New Year Celebration kicks off next week
New year, new Mei.
2017’s first seasonal event for Overwatch is officially revealed by Blizzard as the game looks to celebrate the coming of the Lunar New Year with their Year of the Rooster Celebration. Announced via tweet, the Overwatch Year of the Rooster celebration event will kick off this coming Jan 24 and will bring new skins, together with a presumably new event brawl.
🎊 Good luck and great fortune await! 🎊 pic.twitter.com/Az6XkHScV5
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) January 19, 2017
The announcement is then followed up by a similar tweet from Overwatch’s Korea which also offered a glimpse of D.Va’s Lunar New Year skin.
The Overwatch Lunar New Year celebration will be part of Blizzard’s seasonal events for the game which previously included the Summer Games, Halloween and the Christmas holidays.