Overwatch Year of the Rooster Trailer Shows Off Chinese-Inspired Skins and Capture the Flag

Overwatch Year of the Rooster Trailer Shows Off Chinese-Inspired Skins and Capture the Flag

A leaked trailer highlights Capture The Flag and new skins for Mei, Junkrat, Mercy, Reinhardt, Winston, and more.

Last week, Blizzard officially announced that the next holiday event for Overwatch would be The Year of the Rooster, inspired by the Chinese Lunar New Year. At the time, Blizzard only showed off new skins for Mei and D.Va. A new Spanish-language trailer for the event has leaked, showing all the goodies Overwatch players can expect on January 24.

In addition to the Mei and D.Va skins, the trailer highlights new skins for Junkrat, Symmetra, Tracer, Bastion, and a series of Journey to the West-style outfits for Roadhog, Reinhardt, Zenyatta, and Winston. There's a host of brand-new sprays and emotes to celebrate the occasion.

There's also a new Capture the Flag mode for Overwatch! The example in the trailer is a CTF match in the Lijiang Tower: Garden map, with two teams fighting over red and blue flags.

As we find out more about the event, we'll keep you posted!

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Mike Williams

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M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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