Overwatch officially unveiled Kanezaka’s recently unveiled free Deathmatch card on live servers today, and it includes a new Kanezaka Challenge event for players to win sprays, icons and even a new epic skin, Kyogisha Hanzo. Full note notes include updates to characters like Ashe and Sigma, among others, but the biggest news is the addition of the newest and best map.
As for the prizes, the Kanezaka challenge is essentially divided into two separate parts: play and watch. Overwatch. Anyone who scores nine wins in Quick Play, Competitive Play or Arcade before the event ends on January 25 can win an icon, spray and the aforementioned Hanzo skin. During the same period of time everyone who watches for several hours Overwatch on Twitch you can win up to six new sprays with at least one spray provided for two hours of total viewing time.
Storm the storm!
Play the new card and win new prizes, including Kyōgisha Hanzo, by winning games and watching Twitch̵7;s Overwatch. Take your bow and storm the Overwatch Kanezaka Challenge RIGHT NOW!
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– Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) January 12, 2021
this is how Overwatch formally describes the new map in the last notes on the adjustment:
“Fight for your life in an exciting battlefield of alleys, ancient stones, towering steel and cat cafes. Smash your enemy’s dreams in the pottery shop, defeat the Tora no Sumika nightclub or rise above the competition in the tower in the center of of the city. “
As noted above, the Kanezaka challenge will end on January 25. Overwatch currently available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Overwatch 2 is under development, although no specific platforms have been announced yet. You can check out all of our previous coverage of the Overwatch franchise here.
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