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Overwatch – Lunar New Year 2021 Begins February 4

The heroes of Overwatch and the developers from Blizzard are preparing for a returning Overwatch event. Lunar New Year 2021 will be starting on February 4th and running for three weeks.

“It’s time to charge into the fray and celebrate the return of Overwatch Lunar New Year with festive cosmetics, weekly rewards, and a new brawl that will put your skill as an outlaw to the test: Bounty Hunter! To commemorate the Year of the Ox, we’re bringing a slew of rich new rewards for you to unlock. Flit around the battlefield as Kkachi Echo, light up your enemies as Dragonfire Bastion, sic a beastly B.O.B. on unsuspecting enemies as Tiger Huntress Ashe, and more!”

Celebrate the event with the special Lunar Loot Boxes, filled with new skins, emotes, highlights, player icons, sprays, voice lines, and more. Items you missed during last year’s event are also available to unlock for a discounted credit price. The event will only run through February 25th, so don’t lose your chance at cool event-themed collectibles!

Additionally, the developers from Blizzard have shared the key art and the pre-show welcome video for the upcoming BlizzConline 2021.

Last but not least this February Blizzard celebrates the 30th anniversary. If you’d like to summon forth some anniversary spirit in your favorite Blizzard games, you can pick up one of three Celebration Collection bundles filled with in-game goodies and extras, available starting today in the Blizzard Shop.

The Celebration Collection: Essentials Pack lets you get in on the fun with:

  • Moon-Touched Netherwhelp pet for World of Warcraft
  • Tracer’s OSV-03 Rogue mount with Tracer Hero in Heroes of the Storm
  • 30th Anniversary Overwatch  player icon and spray (coming soon) plus 5 Loot Boxes
  • A set of StarCraft II and StarCraft: Remastered portraits commemorating three decades of Blizzard (coming soon)
  • 10 Madness at the Darkmoon Faire card packs for Hearthstone
  • A pet and portrait for Diablo III (coming soon)

The Heroic Pack contains everything in the Essentials Pack, plus these universe-spanning extras:

  • Snowstorm mount for World of Warcraft
  • Raynhardt (legendary) in Overwatch (coming soon)
  • Random Madness at the Darkmoon Faire Legendary card in Hearthstone
  • Diablo III wings (coming soon)

For those who want to go for the gold, the Epic Pack is a great way to stay in the game and round out your existing collections, and comes with everything in the Heroic Pack plus:

  • 30 days of World of Warcraft game time
  • 5 Golden Madness at the Darkmoon Faire card packs in Hearthstone
  • 3 Golden Loot Boxes for Overwatch
  • Diablo III Helm Transmog Items (coming soon)

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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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