Halloween Terror Arrives in Overwatch, Alongside a Free Trial on Switch

Posted by | October 14, 2020 | News, PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, Video, Xbox One | No Comments

Tis the season for the return of Junkenstein’s Revenge, the annual Halloween event in Blizzard’s multiplayer hero shooter, Overwatch. The Halloween Terror event is live now and runs through November 3, featuring new challenge missions each week.

Weekly challenges can be completed in Quick Play, Competitive Play, or Arcade mode to earn new sprays, icons, and sprays.

  • Week 1:
    • Win 3 Games | Fantasma Sombra Player Icon
    • Win 6 Games | Fantasma Sombra Spray
    • Win 9 Games | Fantasma Sombra Epic Skin
  • Week 2:
    • Win 3 Games | Stone Brigitte Player Icon
    • Win 6 Games | Stone Brigitte Spray
    • Win 9 Games | Stone Brigitte Epic Skin
  • Week 3:
    • Win 3 Games | Ragdoll Echo Player Icon
    • Win 6 Games | Ragdoll Echo Spray
    • Win 9 Games | Ragdoll Echo Epic Skin

Junkenstein’s Revenge is a separate cooperative mode for up to four players. It will feature two challenge missions each week:

  • Week 1: Vengeful Ghost, Frenzied Stampede
    • A deadly ghost chases players
    • Zomnics move faster
  • Week 2: Volatile Zomnics, Three They Were
    • Zomnics explode near players
    • Only 3 players but they deal more damage
  • Week 3: Mystery Swap, Shocking Surprise
    • Heroes periodically randomized
    • Some enemies spawn Shock-Tires on death

This year’s Halloween event also marks the one year anniversary of Overwatch on Switch. Blizzard is celebrating with a free trial running from now until October 20 (Nintendo Switch Online membership still required for online multiplayer). Additionally the Overwatch Legendary Edition is on sale for 50% through October 25.

Overwatch is also available on PC (Battle.net), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It’s rated T for Teen.

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