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When Does Overwatch’s Competitive Season 11 End?

Published: 25/Aug/2018 13:02 Updated: 25/Aug/2018 13:10

by Vincent Genova

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Overwatch has a seasonal competitive playlist that ranks players based on their skill level and offers rewards such as sprays, icons and golden weapons.

Find out when the Season 11 Competitive ends and when you can start playing again in Season 12.

An Overwatch Comp season typically lasts around a month and Season 11 is winding down.

Overwatch Competitive Season 11 End Date

Overwatch’s 11th Competitive Season will end on August 28 at 6:00 PM EDT (3:00PM PDT, 22:00 GMT).

If you played during Season 11, you will earn an icon and a spray, The items will appear in your inventory automatically when you log on some time after the Season closes.

Additionally, you will earn Competitive Points. These points can be used to unlock golden weapons for a character.

The amount of Competitive Points you will earn depends on your final rank, Bronze players will earn 65 CP and the number increases all the way up to 1750 CP for Grand Masters. It will cost 3,000 CP to unlock a gold weapon.

Finally, those interested in Competitive Lucio Ball will have until August 30, when the Overwatch Summer Games ends. All the Summer Skins will go away on August 30 as well, so unlock them while you can if you have the points.

Overwatch Competitive Season 12 Start Date

You will not have to wait long to get back into Competitive Overwatch, Season 12 will begin shortly after Season 11 closes.

Competitive Overwatch Season 12 will start on August 31 at 6:00 PM EDT (3:00 PM PDT, 22:00 GMT).

You can expect the Overwatch Competitive Season 12 to come to close around the end of September.

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How to find cute new Overwatch Halloween easter egg at Chateau Guillard

Published: 23/Oct/2020 1:47

by Theo Salaun

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During the spookiest time of the year, Overwatch’s fans have discovered a cute, quaint easter egg in the game’s Chateau Guillard map, which has enjoyed a Halloween makeover.

Overwatch’s developers over at Blizzard do not take October’s biggest holiday for granted, as they celebrate the costume and candy festivities each year with reworked maps and new cosmetics.

This year, players have taken to exploring the Halloween version of Chateau Guillard, and are appreciating the various adjustments.

Now set under moonlight, the extensive French chateau most popularly known for deathmatch custom games is also becoming known for spooky Halloween details. Having released in 2018’s event, players are still making discoveries in the version of Chateau Guillard at night.

Normally, people get distracted by the fog and darkness, or maybe the jack-o’-lanterns and subterranean coffin.

But, taking a trip to the red study room, Redditor ‘YHJ_JYG_Kryptlock’ has discovered a neat little Overwatch easter egg involving candle wicks.

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The new Halloween easter egg appears in Chateau Guillard’s red study room.

As they demonstrate in the clip below, if you shoot each wick of the candelabra, the candles will briefly light. It’s nothing crazy, but that doesn’t stop it from being a neat addition to an already detailed revamped map.

To find this easter egg, you’ll first need to find the red study room.

If you’re facing inward to the chateau from the outdoor area with a jump pad and statue, this room will be toward the back right as you enter. If you’re on the opposite end, at the balcony’s health pack, this will be to your left as you enter the chateau.

How to find Chateau Guillard’s Halloween easter egg

  1. Head to the red study room
  2. Locate the standing candelabra, in the back right of the room at the corner near the bookshelf
  3. Shoot the candle wicks
  4. Enjoy the lit candles
  5. Make a wish?

If you shoot the candles wicks in Château Guillard (Halloween) you will light them on fire. from Overwatch

Ultimately, it’s a very simple easter egg, but a cute one. In a map covered in so much dreary darkness thanks to Halloween, lighting candles is a nice contrast.

Of course, it also makes for a decent party trick. So if you load into custom games, feel free to impress your friends by showing off your detailed map knowledge.