The Overwatch group doesn’t like ready.
We’ve identified for some time that Overwatch might be getting a Christmas occasion the identical method there was one in Halloween. Blizzard confirmed it’ll kick off today, too, however that’s about it.
Since then, the group has been busy in search of clues within the recreation’s recordsdata, social media posts, and any type of official communication they might discover that hints at particulars not but out there. Take as an illustration the identify of the occasion, which is believed to be Winter Wonderland.
Reddit customers managed to search out this out by studying the identify of a GIF shared on the official Overwatch group on Russian social media site VK. The GIF known as “OW_WinterWonderland_Postcard-Facebook_RU_RU_640x459.gif,” therefore the identify.
There’s additionally a trailer coming immediately, as evident by a latest replace to the developer’s press site. Blizzard uploaded a trailer and different belongings on December 1, however they’re not accessible on the time of writing.
As for the content material of Winter Wonderland, there are references to a brand new recreation mode and a brand new map within the PTR construct, although the previous is extra probably. Dataminers additionally unearthed new character responses that aren’t but reside within the recreation.
Here are a few them:
These interactions might not essentially be tied to the vacation occasion, however they’re new nonetheless. As of this second, Blizzard has but to formally focus on particulars of this occasion.
One factor is for certain, although, we’re going to listen to extra later immediately, and we’ll be right here to let you know all about it.