For the next three weeks, Overwatch will be celebrating the spirit of competition with special seasonal Loot Boxes and a brand new brawl: Lúcioball!.
Starting today, any new Loot Boxes you earn or purchase will be sporting an updated look. Inside, players will have a chance to find a variety of new cosmetic items commemorating the Summer Games—including themed sprays, emotes, victory poses, highlight intros, player icons, and some very special skins. Though they can’t be purchased with credits, each seasonal Loot Box you receive is guaranteed to contain at least one item from the Summer Games 2016 collection.
The collection will be heading back into the vault on August 22 when the event concludes.
The team are also unveiling a brand new brawl: Lúcioball! This futuristic spin on soccer places you in a fast-paced, 3v3 match featuring everyone’s favorite beat-dropping Brazilian.
Teams will face-off in the beautiful Estádio das Rãs, located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. Equipped with jump pads and speed-boosting walls, this unique arena amplifies Lúcio’s abilities, allowing players to punch, glide, block, bounce, and boop and their way to victory.
Each game of Lúcioball lasts four minutes, and the team that scores the most goals in that time…wins!
There are more season events like this on the horizon. Expect to see more festive Loot Box items, maps, and modes in the future.
Overwatch’s Summer Games is live right now on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.