Even nonetheless there are several days left in Overwatch‘s Winter Wonderland event, players are already speculating about what events competence be slow on a horizon. Blizzard has nonetheless to announce anything official, though there are a few possibilities in a really nearby future, including a possibility of a Chinese New Year update. Let’s discuss.
Overwatch Chinese New Year event?
In response to fan complaints that Mei’s “Mei-rry” skin from a Winter Wonderland eventuality was underwhelming, Overwatch director Jeff Kaplan pronounced a following:
For people endangered that Mei is not going to get another Legendary for a prolonged time, we need not worry. We have something flattering overwhelming for her early subsequent year.
Kaplan didn’t mention either Mei’s stirring Legendary skin would be expelled as partial of another in-game event, though given that’s a car by that many new skins are added, it seems likely.
The biggest holiday in a early partial of 2017 that competence produce a Mei skin is a Chinese New Year, that begins Jan. 28. Blizzard’s other games, like World of Warcraft and Heroes of a Storm, have formerly featured in-game events tied to this holiday. So, it’s positively probable Overwatch will do a same.
Mei’s ties to a Harbin Ice Festival
The other eventuality that competence be connected to a new Mei skin is a Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival, an annual Chinese eventuality that starts in early Jan and lasts approximately one month.
This specific festival was a primary impulse for Mei’s impression design, according to a news by South China Morning Post, so it would make clarity for Blizzard to compensate loyalty to a festival with a new skin.
In Kaplan’s many new Developer Update video, he pronounced Blizzard was formulation several “unexpected” in-game events, so something tied to a ice festival would positively fit a bill.
When Blizzard announces additional sum on a new Mei skin, Mic will keep we in a loop.
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