Overwatch’s Winter Wonderland is one of the most highly-anticipated events of the year and the 2021 iteration is now live. From new holiday-themed skins to unique challenges, we’ve got you covered with a full rundown of all there is to know.
Overwatch is home to plenty of events, giving fans the chance to grab season skins and play a variety of unique game modes throughout the year. One of the most popular is the Winter Wonderland event, which brings festive cheers to the team-based shooter.
This Christmas event is home to some of the game’s best-looking skins, which include Snow Owl Ana and Sugar Plum Fairy Mercy. Aside from the return of these winter classics, we have plenty of new additions to lock down this year as well.
- When is Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2021?
- Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2021 skins
- Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2021 challenges
- Overwatch Winter Wonderland 2021 modes
Overwatch Christmas Event: start time & end date
Overwatch’s 2021 Winter Wonderland kicked off on December 16 and is all set to conclude on January 6 in the wake of a slight delay.
This gives everyone three weeks in total to grab all the latest rewards.
Just like every Overwatch event, Winter Wonderland has five unique Legendary skins up for grabs in 2021. Below is a full look at all the latest cosmetics.
Winter Wonderland 2021 Legendary Overwatch Skins
Snowman Wrecking Ball
Ice Wraith Genji
On top of the new Legendary Skins, three Epic Skins are also available in this year’s Winter Wonderland event. You have to complete three Weekly Challenges to unlock them, however, but these tasks couldn’t be easier.
As usual, playing and winning games is the key in this seasonal Overwatch event. Playing games earns you progress while winning games counts as two games played.
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These games can be played across nearly every mode in the game. Progress counts in Quick Play, Arcade, and Competitive.
- Week 1: Epic Wooltide Tracer Skin
- Week 2: Epic Mistletoe Symmetra Skin
- Week 3: Epic Peppermint Bark Brigitte Skin
One of the best parts of the Winter Wonderland event is the sheer variety of modes that players can take part in. The 2021 event includes the following playlists:
- 4v4 Freezethaw Elimination
- Mei’s Snowball Offensive
- Yeti Hunt
- Snowball Deathmatch
All four modes are available through until January 6.
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Be sure to use our Mei guide to get some practice in before you strap on those snowshoes.