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Overwatch Year Of The Pig Event Begins On January 24, 2019


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The dates for this year’s Overwatch Lunar New Year seasonal event have been announced. This year, Overwatch Year of the Pig will run from January 24 through February 18, 2019. In the days leading up to the event, the official Twitter account will be revealing new skins and other items people will be able to get from loot boxes.


The announcement trailer for this year’s Overwatch Lunar New Year event begins with Soldier:76 playing a pellet drum.



If you missed past Lunar New Year events, this will be an opportunity to catch up and collect the emotes, highlight intros, skins, victory poses, and other cosmetic items from past years.


Overwatch is available for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

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