Blizzard is set to release 3 new Overwatch Arena Maps during the upcoming Anniversary event which starts Tuesday May 23rd and will conclude June 12th. It was speculated that a new map would be tied to the event, yet nothing had been confirmed until today. Check out the teaser below.
Here's a sneak peek at three new ARENA MAPS coming soon to our Overwatch Anniversary celebration.
The party begins May 23! 🎉🎂 pic.twitter.com/umXbr0bq7k
— Overwatch (@OverwatchEU) May 18, 2017
New maps are the only thing to be confirmed to come with the event, but one can believe there will be new loot box items as well. During the weekend of May 26th-29th, Overwatch will be free to play on all platforms. Also in celebration of the One Year Anniversary, Blizzard is releasing a Overwatch: Game of the Year Edition. This edition will include the Overwatch game and the following extras :
Overwatch – 10 Bonus Loot Boxes
Enjoy 10 bonus Loot Boxes which each contain random items that can be used to customize the appearance of your heroes and personalize them. Loot Boxes may include Skins, Emotes, Victory Poses, Voice Lines, Sprays, and Highlight Intros, as well as Credits you can use to acquire many different customization options.
Overwatch – Hero Skins
Pay homage to the original Overwatch strike force by wearing the vintage Blackwatch Reyes or Strike-Commander Morrison skins. Explore other heroes’ origins with Overgrown Bastion, Security Chief Pharah, and even Slipstream Tracer!
Heroes of the Storm – Tracer Hero
Jump into the Nexus with Tracer and surprise your enemies in the blink of an eye.
World of Warcraft – Baby Winston Pet
Adorably cuddly and highly intellectual, the Baby Winston pet will be at your side as you fight your way through Azeroth.
Diablo III – Mercy’s Wings
Slay demonic forces throughout the High Heavens and Burning Hells as you don Mercy’s wings. All of Sanctuary will know of your allegiance to Overwatch!
StarCraft II In-game Portraits and a Hearthstone Card Back!
With portraits of Tracer, Reaper, Pharah, Winston, Bastion, and Soldier: 76, you’re sure to become a champion of the Koprulu Sector. You can also battle it out in Hearthstone with an Overwatch-themed card back fit for a hero!
Will you be playing during the Overwatch Anniversary Event? Excited for the new maps? Let us know over on our forums!