Overwatch: Summer Games is back next week with new Sydney Lúcioball map

Summer Games is back for 2017 with new skins and changes to Lúcioball

The Overwatch Summer Games is back for 2017 with new content and a brand new Sydney Lúcioball map environment. There’s also been some changes made to the Lúcioball.

Skins from the Summer Games 2016 line-up will also be available for purchase at a reduce cost compared to the newer 2017 skins. Here’s the pricing line-up.

New 2017 Summer Games Cosmetic Items will cost the following:

  • Legendary Skins: 3,000 credits
  • Epic Skins: 750 credits
  • Rare tier: 225 credits
  • Common tier: 75 credits

Previous Summer Games cosmetics will be available to craft at a reduced cost:

  • Legendary Skins: 1,000 credits
  • Epic Skins: 250 credits
  • Rare tier: 75 credits
  • Common tier: 25 credits

Lúcioball will also see the following changes:

  • Lúcioball will introduce Sydney, Australia as a new map environment! Matches will rotate between the Sydney and Rio Stadiums.
  • Several changes have been made to Lúcio’s abilities in Lúcioball:
  • The ability to “boop” enemy players has been removed
  • Lúcio’s ultimate ability no longer pulls the ball toward the player, but now increases Lúcio’s movement speed and reduces the cooldown on his “boop”
  • Summer Games 2017 will also introduce a second competitive mode for Lúcioball, allowing players to place and rank.

Summer Games 2017 will return to Overwatch from 9th – 20th August 2017. You can check out the developer update below:

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