Summer Games

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The Summer Games is an annual[1] seasonal event in Overwatch. The event has special Loot Boxes, 112 exclusive cosmetics, and an exclusive brawl, Lúcioball. The first Summer Games event started on August 2, 2016[2] and ended on August 23, 2016[3].

Features[edit | edit source]

Cosmetics[edit | edit source]

Main article: Summer Games Cosmetics

All Loot Boxes bought or earned during the event are Summer Games Loot Boxes, which are guaranteed to contain at least one Summer Games cosmetic. Summer Games cosmetics cannot be bought with credits.[2] Summer Games Loot Boxes which are opened after the event's end will still contain Summer Games items.[3]

The Summer Games cosmetics include:

Lúcioball[edit | edit source]

Main article: Lúcioball

Lúcioball is a special brawl based on soccer, which takes place on Estádio das Rãs. There are two teams of three Lúcios, with a modified moveset. The objective is to knock the ball into the opposing team's goal. The team with the most points when the timer runs out wins. Both the brawl and its map are exclusive to the Summer Games.

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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • On August 1, 2016, several Overwatch streamers and content creators received a package from Blizzard Entertainment that contained promotional items for the event.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Our Summer Games are on a yearly schedule -- not a 4 year schedule." Jeff Kaplan. Battle.net Forums
  2. 2.0 2.1 Welcome to the Summer Games Battle.net
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Summer Games Are Coming to an End Battle.net Forums
  4. 2016-08-01, Overwatch appears to be getting some Summer Olympics-themed skins Polygon, accessed on 2016-09-28


Events
 
Seasonal

Spray Summer Games 2016.png Summer Games * Spray Halloween Terror.png Halloween Terror * Spray Winter Wonderland.png Winter Wonderland * Spray Year of the Rooster.png Year of the Rooster * Spray Null Sector.png Overwatch Uprising * Overwatch Anniversary

Unique

Diablo 20th Anniversary