As we reported earlier, the Overwatch Christmas update is now live. Dubbed the Overwatch Winter Wonderland, Blizzard outlined all the new additions to the game. At the moment the download size is 2.79GB on the PS4 and reportedly around 1.5GB on the PC. It will take place from December 13 to January 2.
Overwatch Winter Wonderland Christmas update - what’s new
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Blizzard explained the details of Mei's Snowball Offensive as follows:
“In this brawl, Mei's Endothermic Blaster no longer unleashes a stream of frost or shoots icicles. Instead, it's been modified to fire a single, super-powered snowball. Taking down an enemy only takes one hit, but a miss can be costly. Once your weapon is empty, your enemies will have the advantage as you search for the nearest snow pile to reload, so don't forget to cover your retreat with ice walls and cryo-freeze to block their attacks—and when the battle starts to heat up, you can activate Mei's Ultimate, which turns her blaster into a semi-automatic snowball launcher, allowing you to fire continuously as your enemies scatter,” reads Blizzard’s post.
For what it’s worth, we found Overwatch to be one of the year’s best games. There are various heroes to choose from, near perfect gameplay, and the promise of extended support and free content, most of which Blizzard has made good on so far.