Overwatch Archives 2021 Now Live!

Heroes never die! Experience Overwatch’s storied past in this year’s Archives event, featuring a new weekly challenge reward system and new Archives missions – now live on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch! Don’t forget to log in from April 6 to April 27 to lock and load new cosmetics into your collection.

WEEKLY CHALLENGES

Weekly Challenges are back, but with a twist on how you earn rewards!

  • New Reward System

o   Instead of winning 9 games, you’ll now earn stars as you play

o   Players do not have to beat the mission to earn stars

o   Harder missions grant more stars

o   Earn 10/20/30 stars in Archives missions to unlock cosmetics

  • Week 1

o   Earn double credit for Uprising Missions

o   Molten Cores – Enemies drop Lava on death

o   Glass Cannon – Players have 50% less health and increased damage

o   *NEW* Bulletproof Barriers – Enemy barriers are invulnerable

o   Earn 10 stars to unlock player icon, 20 stars to unlock spray

o   Earn 30 stars to unlock Corredor Lucio (Epic)

  • Week 2

o   Earn double credit for Retribution Missions

o   Surgical Strike – Only critical hits do damage to enemies

o   Close Quarters – Enemies can only be damaged if a player is nearby

o   *NEW* Sympathy Gains – Damaging enemies heal other enemies

o   Earn 10 stars to unlock player icon, 20 stars to unlock spray

o   Earn 30 stars to unlock Subaquatic Zenyatta (Epic)

  • Week 3

o   Earn double credit for Storm Rising Missions

o   Blood Moon – No Support heroes and healing is reduced; heal yourself by doing damage

o   Storm Raging – Some heroes are enraged; killing them spreads the rage

o   *NEW* Thunderstorm – Enemies damage all nearby players

o   Earn 10 stars to unlock player icon, 20 stars to unlock spray

o   Earn 30 stars to unlock Camouflage Mercy (Epic)

 

NEW COSMETICS

  • 5 Legendary Skins

o   Cavalry Tracer

o   Mousquetaire Widowmaker

o   1776 Soldier: 76

o   Polyanitsa Zarya

o   Bushi Genji

  • 3 Epic Skins
  • Player Icons, Sprays

 

Watch the Archives 2021 event trailer here.

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