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

POSTED BY Agus August 2, 2017 in Articles
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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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