Overwatch 2’s collaboration occasion with the uber-popular anime One-Punch Man is now reside. Marking the primary IP crossover for Blizzard’s team-based shooter, the replace ushers in a brand new set of skins and different beauty objects impressed by the anime. The occasion is scheduled to final for a month till April 6, throughout which period gamers can full in-game challenges to unlock rewards, together with a free Legendary standing Mumen Rider Soldier: 76 pores and skin. Different skins will have to be bought from the in-game store utilizing Overwatch Cash.
The 4 heroes headlining the Overwatch 2 x One-Punch Man collab have the identical movesets as regular, however seem as if they’re cosplaying characters from the anime. “As large followers of anime and One-Punch Man, we’re past thrilled to convey this new collaboration to our gamers around the globe. The Overwatch universe is an optimistic imaginative and prescient of near-future Earth, so why would not Doomfist cosplay Saitama?”, Mike Ybarra, president, Blizzard Leisure, stated in a ready assertion. The gauntlet-wielding Doomfist is the perfect option to characterize Saitama, who is understood for his devastatingly highly effective punches. Each characters are bald too.
For two,500 Overwatch Cash, gamers can unlock the Doomfist-Saitama bundle, which incorporates the pores and skin, a ‘Saitama Punch’ spotlight intro, an unique title card, the ‘Coaching Regiment’ emote, and a “One Hundred Push-Ups…” quote voiceline. The brand new therapeutic ninja Kiriko is subsequent on the listing, usual after Tatsumaki, the tornado-bending skilled hero. Her bundle prices 2,100 Overwatch Cash, and easily features a victory pose and a reputation card along with the pores and skin. The bottom priced bundle is Genos Genji, the cybernetic disciple of Saitama, costing 1,900 Overwatch Cash and granting solely a pores and skin and a reputation card.
Another choice is to purchase the One-Punch Man Mega bundle, which incorporates all of the aforementioned objects for 4,400 items of in-game forex — 2,100 lower than it could price to purchase them individually. Cash might be bought immediately from the in-game retailer — costing $19.99 (about Rs. 1,637) for two,000 items. Alternatively, they are often earned in smaller quantities by finishing weekly challenges.
As said earlier than, the fourth pores and skin based mostly on Mumen Rider’s look might be unlocked by finishing unique challenges, as one among six totally different rewards. Gamers have a complete month to rack up 24 full matches, no matter what recreation mode they select to play — Arcade, Aggressive, or Informal modes — and finally unlock the particular pores and skin for Soldier: 76. Here is a breakdown of the rewards you will get upon finishing every milestone:
- 4 video games performed — Saitama’s Fist Weapon Appeal
- 8 video games performed — Mumen Rider Identify Card
- 12 video games performed — Bike owner of Justice Victory Pose for Soldier: 76
- 16 video games performed — Justice Crash Spotlight Intro for Soldier: 76
- 20 video games performed — Boros Weapon Appeal
- 24 video games performed — Legendary Mumen Rider-Soldier: 76 pores and skin
For the time being, Overwatch 2 is having fun with its Season 3 occasion as nicely. This launched an Asian mythology theme and a brand new ice-based Management map known as Antarctic Peninsula. The annual PachiMarchi occasion can be returning on March 21, bringing a limited-time ‘Kill Confirmed’ mode and a Roadhog pores and skin bearing a Pachimari tattoo on his spherical stomach. In the meantime, the One-Punch Man anime sequence is gearing up for its third season, introduced final yr, with a poster that includes Saitama and Hero Hunter Garou.
The Overwatch 2 x One-Punch Man occasion is now reside throughout PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Collection S/X.
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