Overwatch Becomes a Winter Wonderland for the Next Three Weeks

Continuing to develop themed events for their multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment has made things a bit festive over the next three weeks by launching the Winter Wonderland event. Now live on the PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch – this update offers new rewards for those who tackle its brawl and weekly challenges.

The event will run from today until 6 Janaury 2021. More specifics about the event can be found below:

NEW BRAWL: 4v4 Freezethaw Elimination

  • In addition to Mei’s Snowball Offensive, Yeti Hunt, and Snowball Deathmatch, players will be able to experience the new brawl, 4v4 Freezethaw Elimination!
  • This new game mode requires one team to completely freeze the other team in order to win.
  • Players will become frozen when they would normally die.
  • Teammates can thaw someone by interacting with the frozen player.


  • Weekly Challenges are back for Winter Wonderland, allowing you to unlock limited-time rewards by winning nine games.
  • Rewards include an array of player icons, sprays, and Epic skins!
    • Week 1: Elf Junkrat (Epic)
    • Week 2: Gingerbread Ana (Epic)
    • Week 3: Frosty Roadhog (Epic)


  • Five Legendary Skins
    • Conductor Reinhardt
    • Penguin Mei
    • Ice Empress Moira
    • Toybot Zenyatta
    • Lumberjack Torbjorn
  • Three Epic Skins
  • Player Icons, Sprays
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