Blizzard Entertainment’s annual summer event for Overwatch is here for the month of August. The Summer Games 2018 event is running now through the end of August 31. It adds more than 50 new loot items as well as bringing back past exclusives.
The new loot items include six Legendary Skins: Cabana Ana, Fastball Zenyatta, Gridironhardt Reinhardt, Lacrosse Roadhog, Waveracer D.Va, and Catcher Winston. Sombra, Moira, and Brigitte all get new epic skins as well. In addition to skins, sprays, icons, and banners, the event also brings back previous Summer Games loot items, for a total of over 200 Summer-themed cosmetics.
The popular Summer Games Brawl Lucioball also returns. Teams of three all play Lucio as they try to blast a soccer ball into a goal using his sound waves, melee attack, and wall riding abilities. For the brawl Lucio’s ultimate is changed to provide a massive speed boost.
This year’s Summer Games adds a third arena to play Lucioball on: Busan Stadium, joining Sydney Harbor and Estadio das Ras. The more competitive Copa Lucioball also returns. Copa Lucioball features placement matches, competitive points, and leaderboards, and includes its own special rewards.
Overwatch is available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. It’s rated T for Teen.
In related Blizzard news, BlizzCon 2018 is rapidly approaching (Nov. 2-3). Blizzard just announced a third set of tickets will go on sale on Saturday, August 18 at 10am Pacific/1pm Eastern.