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Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week

08 December 2017

Certain Overwatch maps will be redone to suit the season.

Since the game released in May of previous year, Overwatch has continued to grow its playerbase with new characters, cosmetics, and a continued focus on special limited run events, with the next in-game event to begin right around the holidays.

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Again, the Overwatch Winter Wonderland fun starts on December 12.

In a new developer update, Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan explains all of the skins introduced during last year's event will be returning this year. The Ecopoint: Antarctica map is also in the mix alongside the black Forest arena, along with winterized versions of numerous game's maps to coincide with the event.

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The most interesting thing about Winter Wonderland 2017, however, it entirely new. Mei has a new ability that's specific to this mode, Ice Trap, and she can use it along with her usual Ice Wall to fend off the yeti. Once that happens, the Yeti will prove a formidable foe for the six Mei players. Mei's Yeti Hunt is Blizzard's idea of an Overwatch boss fight, Kaplan says.

Along with new holiday skins, and past event skins will return alongside Mei's Snowball Offensive alongside the new Brawl, Mei's Yeti Hunt. It's a race to see if the team of Meis wins, or the powerful Winston can smash them all. "Well, I'm here to tell you it absolutely is".

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All in all, Mei's Yeti Hunt sounds like a blast. Kaplan added that many of Overwatch's seasonal brawls are simply created to be fun, lighthearted and refreshing Arcade exercises that are available for a limited time. The seasonal pass for King's Row and Hanamura will be returning, and the Black Forest arena map will also get the Winter Wonderland treatment with its very own seasonal pass content.

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland Event Returns Next Week