Published on February 8th, 2021 | by Andrew Bistak

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2021 – Now Live!

Ready for the fireworks to begin? Celebrate the Year of the Ox with family, friends, and teammates! Overwatch’s Lunar New Year 2021 event is now live on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch. Don’t forget to log in from now through 25 February to strengthen your cosmetic collection!


  • Player who scores the first kill of the match becomes a Target; everyone else becomes a Bounty Hunter
  • When the Target is killed, the player who dealt the final blow becomes the new Target
  • Bounty Hunter will become part of the standard Arcade rotation after Lunar New Year


  • Weekly Challenges are back for Lunar New Year, allowing you to unlock limited-time rewards by winning nine games each week.
  • Rewards include an array of player icons, sprays, and Epic skins!
    • Week 1: Terracotta Medic Baptiste
    • Week 2: Xiake McCree
    • Week 3: Imperial Guard Reaper


  • 5 Legendary Skins
    • Bull Demon Orisa
    • Tiger Huntress Ashe
    • Dragonfire Bastion
    • Kkachi Echo
    • Pale Serpent Widowmaker
  • 3 Epic Skins
  • Player Icons, Sprays

About the Author

When he's not trying to save the world, Andrew enjoys travel (although loathes turbulence), going to the movies, reading and being a dad to his two dogs (and now twins) with his wife.

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