Overwatch Retribution Event Begins April 10, 2018

06 April, 2018, 02:12 | Author: Marjorie Miles
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As detailed on the Overwatch League site, pass holders will get access to the Overwatch League Command Center which gives you the ability to view a second tournament screen featuring real-time stats, new camera angles and even player POVs, you big weirdo.

Play as Reaper, McCree, Genji or Moira as you fight against a whole mess of Talon soldiers.

Players who participate in Retribution can unlock over 100 in-game items from the previous Overwatch Uprising event, along with 60 new items specifically tailored for Retribution. But, if you're a Twitch Prime member, you can get it for $19.99. A variety of new, previously unseen enemy types were shown including an assassin, a sniper, and a heavy assault.

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All of the old cosmetics from last year's event will be able to be earned and purchased with in-game gold for a reduced price. Reaper will be getting a "Soldier: 24" skin as a nod to his days in the Soldier Enhancement Program that also led to the enhancement of Commander Jack "Soldier: 76" Morrison.

Unlike Uprising, Retribution won't reuse an existing map - Venice is an all-new creation.

The Retribution event takes place on the upcoming Escort map, Rialto.

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Recurring PvE missions within Overwatch will now be known as "Overwatch Archives".

A little bit of back-story for the Retribution mission was also revealed in the latest digital comic of the same name.

Running from 10th to 30th April, we get to see a potentially pivotal moment in the history of Overwatch, as their black ops Blackwatch team get into a spot of bother in Venice.

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You'd be forgiven for thinking the Overwatch League has fallen by the wayside recently. Will you be returning for Retribution next week?

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