Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Overwatch: Year of the Dog Event - New Details

In case you missed it, it was announced last week by Blizzard that the Lunar New Year event will be returning this year to Overwatch and it's all about The Year of the Dog.

Some new details have emerged regarding the Year of the Dog event which is set to begin on February 8. A new developer video has come to light, in which Jeff Kaplan has confirmed that there will be a new map based in Thailand coming with the event.

The map is designed for Capture the Flag mode which is returning for this years Year of the Dog event. As well as the new map, Jeff Kaplan confirmed that there will be a few changed in this years Capture the Flag game mode such as the flag will be able to be picked up instantly and some abilities will cause you to drop it, making it more fast-paced and action packed. Another new update will be the game going into sudden death, where the flags will spawn closer to centre of the map, making the ground to cover much smaller while one team tries to score to win the game.

The Year of the Dog event will go live on February 8 on PS4, Xbox One and PC. Check out the new update video below.

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