While doing this, players will have the chance to complete new weekly challenges and unlock five new legendary skins and three new Epic skins.
Overwatch Archives 2021 Event – All new skins
“Heroes never die,” a press release said at this year’s Archives event. Experience Overwatch’s historic past at this year’s Archives event, which includes a new weekly reward system for challenges and new archiving missions – now live on PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo Switch. Be sure to log in from April 6 to April 27 to lock and load new cosmetics into your collection. “
The three epic skins, new to this year’s Archives event, can be won by completing weekly challenges that run each week of the event. The first week is already live and will last until April 13. You’ll earn stars to simply play PvE missions in the Archives event, and once you earn 30 stars, you’ll win Lucio’s epic Corridor skin. Win 30 stars between April 13 and April 20 to win the epic “subaquatous” Zenyatta skins and finally, win 30 stars between April 20 and April 27 to win the epic “Camouflage” Mercy skin.Here’s a full overview of what to expect during the Archives event:
- New cosmetics: Legendary leather “Bushi” Genji, Legendary leather “Golgotha” Tracer, Legendary leather “Mousquetaire” Widow’s skin, Legendary leather “Polyanitsa” Zarya, Legendary 1776 “Soldier: leather 76, Epic” Camouflage “Grace leather, Epic” Corredor ” Lucio leather, and the epic “subacatic” Zenyatta leather.
- Icons of new players
- New reward system: Instead of winning nine games, you will now earn stars while playing, although you do not need to complete a mission to earn stars. The harder the mission, the more stars you will earn. You will unlock cosmetic prizes every week after winning 10 stars, 20 stars and 30 stars.
- Weekly challenges: Each week of the event brings new challenges based on winning stars. Each PvE mission will include modifications such as Fused Nuclei, for example, which causes all enemies to release lava at death. Players will earn double credit for playing Uprising missions in week 1, double credit for Retaliation missions in week 2, and double credit for playing Storm Rise missions in week 3.
The Overwatch event for 2021 Archives is now live on all platforms and will run until April 27.
If you’ve never been to the Archives event, check out this 13-minute video of PvE missions at one of the events. Then check out IGN’s 2020 Overwatch update and then read this story for 55 new details about Overwatch 2, recently revealed on BlizzCon 2021.
Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance news writer and creator of IGN guides. You can follow him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.