Event Release Date, Modes, Skins, Map Changes And More

If you play Overwatch frequently, you understand that events are a not unusual facet of the game, comparable to the recent Winter Wonderland.

The group is dedicated to celebrating a lot of different seasonal occasions.

Here's everything we learn about 2021's Lunar New Year event in Overwatch together with events/modes, skins, map changes and more.

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Latest News

Skins Revealed

To have a good time the event finally kicking off, the Overwatch Twitter account has teased a few skins:

Eye of the tiger. 🐅Prowl looking for your prey as Tiger Huntress.Lunar New Year begins Feb 4. pic.twitter.com/ijziRXzBhV
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch)
February 2, 2021
Flight routine: Activated.Take to the skies as Kkachi Echo.Lunar New Year starts February 4. 🎆 pic.twitter.com/HLQlt1eZze
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch)


February 3, 2021


Overwatch Lunar New Year 2021

We're in spite of everything within the new 12 months and with that comes the Lunar New Year event.

This seasonal event is all concerning the Chinese New Year, themed round Asian culture and festivals.

The event brings new, map reskins and some gorgeous skins.

As with earlier occasions items like skins, emotes, voice lines and sprays can be present in Lunar loot packing containers.


Release Date

The event kicks off nowadays, February 4 – in spite of usually arriving on a Tuesday!

It'll run till February 25.


Bounty Hunter Brawl

This yr now we have got a brand new mode which performs as a spin on Deathmatch.

In it, players get points for kills, but additionally they get a larger bonus for slaying a specific enemy on the other team. Enemies are highlighted, too, so it in reality looks like a real hunt.



In Lunar New Year 2020 we noticed many heroes get new skins.

Unfortunately, we don't yet know who can be lucky sufficient this year to get something new and glossy.

Here's an inventory of the heroes that got some last yr:

Legendary Skins


Epic Skins


We will probably be updating this piece as more data is revealed so make sure to take a look at back.

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