Blizzard Entertainment rolled out a brand new map for Overwatch on Tuesday, the free-for-all deathmatch map often known as Kanezaka. The developer has additionally rolled out a brand new problem for gamers, with a brand new Hanzo pores and skin and different cosmetics obtainable as free rewards.
Overwatch’s Kanezaka Challenge runs from Jan. 12-25, providing seven distinctive sprays, a brand new participant icon, and the Kyogisha Hanzo epic pores and skin. Players can earn a few of these new cosmetics just by profitable video games in Overwatch’s Quick Play, Competitive Play, or Arcade modes.
Here’s the breakdown of rewards:
- 3 Wins – Pagoda Player Icon
- 6 Wins – Yōkai Spray
- 9 Wins – 1 New Epic Skin: Kyogisha Hanzo
Additionally, gamers can earn six sprays by watching Twitch streamers play Overwatch by way of Jan. 25. Watching Overwatch streams for 2 hours gives one new spray, 4 hours earns gamers two extra, and 6 hours unlocks three extra.
The Kanezaka deathmatch map is about in Tokyo, Japan, identical to the prevailing Hanamura assault map. In truth, Hanamura fortress is seen from Kanezaka’s metropolis streets. Overwatch recreation director Jeff Kaplan mentioned in a developer replace launched in December that Kanezaka options “a lot of contextual storytelling” and “some Easter eggs and a few payoff that’s going to return in Overwatch 2.” So preserve a watch peeled.