- Attending Blizzcon or purchasing the virtual ticket will unlock a Winston skin.
- Ultimate charge is now immediately expended when a hero’s ultimate ability is activated, instead of depleting over a short period of time
- Ultimate charge goes immediately to 0% after hitting “Q”.
- Additionally, any ultimate that can be interrupted by a stun (Channeled ultimates and Cast-Time ultimates) can now be interrupted by Sombra’s Hack as well.
- Orisa’s Supercharger can now be interrupted if she’s stunned or hacked.
- Genji’s dragonblade is no longer completely interrupted when stunned or hacked.
- New unlockables. Similar to Lucio ball – can get the old skins/unlockables that you missed last year, but there’s new ones as well. Tracker for new items: https://js41637.github.io/Overwatch-Item-Tracker/#/events/HALLOWEEN
- Two modes: Original Junkenstein’s Revenge returns with the addition of Symmetra. The new mode: endless.
- Endless opens up ability to choose an additional four heroes: Zenyatta, Widowmaker, Torb, and Genji.
- 12 One-minute rounds followed by up to 15 bonus rounds. Finishing the first 12 rounds is considered a “victory”.
- Achievements return from last year + new achievements for endless mode. There’s a leaderboard for both modes.
Overwatch Contenders / League
- Team EnvyUS (Dallas Fuel) won 4-0 against Faze Clan in the finals of Contenders for US. In EU, Team Giganti beat the favorites Misfits 4-3.
- EnvyUS brought new addition Seagull and swapped him out a few times between games.
- San Francisco had an epic reveal of their roster by: Shaquille O’Neal, Jennifer Lopez, Marshawn Lynch, and Michael Strahan. They are all partners with NRG esports. The team: dhaK, Danteh, IDDQD, Super, Babybay, Sleepy, Nomy, and Sinatraa.
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