It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and we’re celebrating with lots of wintry events in Overwatch, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft, and Hearthstone. Whether you’re looking for a new Brawl experience in Overwatch or you just want to kick back and enjoy Winter Veil, we’ve got you covered.
OVERWATCH WINTER WONDERLAND
December 12 – January 1
In Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2017, group up with friends new and old to see if you can hunt down the Yeti—and do it in style with the newest seasonal cosmetic additions.
New Brawl: Yeti Hunt
This season’s Brawl is a 5v1 experience, pitting five Mei “Hunters” against one “Yeti” Winston. The Yeti must kill the Hunters five times to win; the Hunters must kill the Yeti once to claim victory. The Brawl takes place on a reskinned Nepal Village map—the perfectly snowy setting for a Yeti battle.
Yeti Winston has increased health and armor, making him a formidable foe. Meat packs are sprinkled around the map for him, which will fuel his ultimate. Mei has her usual abilities, but her Ice Wall and Ice Block times are reduced…and while she can freeze Yeti Winston, there’s one catch—she can only freeze him in Rage mode.
We’re also bringing last year’s Winter Wonderland brawl back for an encore: Mei’s Snowball Offensive!
Winter Wonderland Goodies
The Winter Wonderland collection features more than 150 items, including new skins like Ice Fisherman Roadhog and Avalanche Bastion.
To make your favorite Winter Wonderland cosmetics even easier to collect, we’ve lowered the cost of last year’s goodies: Legendary skins from 2016 are 1000 credits, while Epic, Rare, and Common prices have been lowered to 250, 75, and 25 credits, respectively. Winter Wonderland 2017 Legendary Skins are 3000 credits, while Epic, Rare, and Common Skins are 750, 225, and 75 credits, respectively. It’ll be easier to nab your favorite 2016 and 2017 winter looks.
HEROES OF THE STORM WINTER VEIL
December 12 – January 9
Bundle up and leap into the Nexus for a special Winter Veil quest chain, with special rewards for playing games during the event, from a Winter Veil 2017 Spray after two games to a Winter Veil 2017 Mount when you play 25 games!
Outside the game, you can purchase or gift the Winter Loot Chest through the Blizzard Shop. With new skins including Greatfather Winter Malfurion, Winter’s Helper Valla, and Season’s Reapings Malthael, as well as a new Gingerbread mount, you and your friends will be warm for all of Winter Veil.
The new Foundation Bundle is also available starting December 12, and includes eight Heroes (E.T.C., Leoric, Greymane, Kerrigan, Li-Ming, Uther, Lúcio, and Zagara) for 2000 Gems.
WORLD OF WARCRAFT FEAST OF WINTER VEIL
December 16 – January 2
Visit the major cities of Azeroth and join in the Winter Veil seasonal celebrations! With holiday décor sprinkled across the world, it’ll be a festive experience. Check out the Giant Snow Globes in Ironforge, Ogrimmar, and Dalaran.
You can also search for the Abominable Greench in the Hillsbrad Foothills or grab a shiny new red or green Finely Tailored Holiday Hat in several Legion dungeons and raids including the Seat of the Triumvirate and Antorus, the Burning Throne.
HEARTHSTONE WINTER VEIL
December 17 – December 30
Jump into the season with Winter Veil–themed boards for Orgrimmar and Stormwind, along with special seasonal emotes to spread some cheer to your opponents.
From December 20 – 24, stop by the Tavern for a new Brawl: Wacky Waxy Winter Veil. Win up to three snowy Knights of the Frozen Throne card packs as you play through this chilly Brawl.