The Summer Games Return to Overwatch Today

By Sam Quirke, 9 months ago
The Overwatch Summer Games 2018 event has kicked off today, running until August 30th. It features new skins, a new Lúcioball map, and 50 brand new items along with the return of more than 200 cosmetics from Games past.

Six new legendary skins will appear in Summer Games lootboxes: Cabana Ana, Fastball Zenyata, Gridironhardt Reinhardt, Lacrosse Roadhog, Waveracer D.Va and Catcher Winston. The three new Epic skins are Mexicana Sombra, Éireannach Moira and Tre Kronor Brigitte.

Lúcioball makes a return to the event, this time with the new Busan Stadium taking a share of the hosting duties. Copa Lúcioball returns too, with its ladder structure and placement matches.

The Summer Games 2018 start today in Overwatch.

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Sam Quirke
Written by Sam Quirke
Sam has been gaming long enough to know the pain of a failed DOS install on the fifth floppy disc. When not hopelessly lost in the latest open-world epic, Sam is busy devouring books of all genres or trading Pokémon with his wife.