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Overwatch – Summer Games 2017 Save the Date

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Blizzard Entertainment are excited to announce that the Summer Games are coming back to Overwatch! Summer Games 2017 will return from August 8–29 and will feature new skins and a new Lúcioball map, as well as the return of the previous Summer Games 2016 skins.

Summer Loot Box Update

Previous Summer Games skins will be available for purchase at a reduced cost compared to this year’s new skins.

New Summer Games 2017 cosmetic items will cost the following:

  • Legendary Skins: 3,000 credits
  • Epic Skins: 750 credits
  • Rare tier: 225 credits
  • Common tier: 75 credits

Summer Games 2016 cosmetics will be available at a reduced cost:

  • Legendary Skins: 1,000 credits
  • Epic Skins: 250 credits
  • Rare tier: 75 credits
  • Common tier: 25 credits

Lúcioball Update

The Summer Games-exclusive brawl is back, pitting two Lúcio-only teams against each other in a 3v3 ball match, with the following changes:

  • Lúcioball will introduce Sydney as a map environment; matches will rotate between the Sydney and Rio stadiums
  • Several changes have been made to Lúcio’s abilities in Lúcioball

o   The ability to “boop” enemies has been removed

o   Lúcio’s ultimate ability no longer pulls the ball toward the player, but now increases Lúcio’s speed and the speed of his “boop”

  • Summer Games 2017 will also introduce a second competitive mode for Lúcioball, allowing players to place and rank

See you in Overwatch!

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