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Overwatch is Celebrating the Chinese New Year with a New Event

The Year of the Rooster event is kicking off in less than a week!

A tweet from the official Overwatch Twitter account has announced that the next event in the series will be focused on the Chinese New Year. Dubbed The Year of the Rooster, this event will be releasing next week on January 24, right before the actual Chinese New Year kicks off. 

(D.Va with a Korean Hanbok)

Ensuing tweets also revealed a new look for D.Va, alongside a new costume for Mei as well. 

A Blizzard spokesperson revealed that the Year of the Rooster event will be similar to past in-game events, like Halloween Terror and Winter Wonderland. During this event, players will be able to obtain new skins, voice lines, emotes, and other items for hitting certain goals set out during the event.

In addition to these cosmetic releases, there will also be a new game mode added for the event -- but Blizzard hasn't revealed any further information about what that might look like. 

Stay tuned for more details and helpful guides as the Year of the Rooster event for Overwatch draws closer!

Published Jan. 20th 2017

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